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Shield Operator (Summer Employment) $17.00/hour

  • Location: Petersburg, VA
  • Type: Temporary
  • Job #1401

AdvantaStaff is looking to hire Operators in the Petersburg area at $17.00 per hour. This is a temporary (summer) position with benefits including health insurance, paid time off, and more once eligibility requirements are met. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


$17.00 per hour, 7am-530pm

$17.50 per hour, 5pm-3am

Monday-Friday 7am-530pm for the first two weeks

After will move to normal shift Monday-Friday 5pm-3am

Primarily assist fiber technicians with work in the beaming process(including creeling) with the distinct possibility of being asked to assist in the medical grade fiber as well.

In addition, could be asked to work on other tasks deems necessary.

Dependability, organizational skills, a keen eye for detail and a can do attitude are must haves, while having a mechanical aptitude is considered a plus.


Job Qualifications:

  • 1 year warehouse experience

Physical/Environmental Requirements:

  • Climb, bend, twist, stand and reach repetitively
  • Normal lifting requirements are 50lbs
  • Operate moving equipment
  • Work in hot/cold/damp/cramped environments
  • Willing to work in heights
  • Candidate required to pass a drug test and criminal background check
  • Steel toe shoes required


  • Health and life insurance
  • 401k with employer match
  • Vacation and holiday pay
  • Safety recognition awards
  • Training to enhance your opportunities for advancement
  • Temp to full time work after a short trial period
  • Right-fit focus to make sure you’re doing the work you can feel good about
  • Breadth of employer options
  • First-day training so you know what to expect from day one
  • Respectful, employee-focused work environment

About AdvantaStaff
AdvantaStaff is the region’s premier resource for qualified short and long-term staffing for distribution, manufacturing and light industrial businesses throughout central Virginia. We service the cities of Richmond, Petersburg and Colonial Heights as well as Hanover, Henrico, Chesterfield, Dinwiddie and Prince George counties.
Apply Online: advantastaff.com
Call with questions 804-141-1560


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