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PDS Tech Inc Crate Assembler in Frederick, Maryland

PDS Tech is seeking an Crate Assembler for an open position in Frederick, MD


The Crate Assembler/Crater builds crates for shipping of sub-components and completed machines according to specifications. This position requires someone who is comfortable working with wood, constructing and assembling, to create boxes of various sizes to house large machinery parts. Candidates who can use tape measures, saws and nail guns to confidently assemble the large wood boxes are ideal candidates. The best applicants are safety / quality / productivity minded, have a positive attitude and are commitment to punctuality and attendance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Reading instruction sheets, drawings, specifications, and other paperwork describing job; interprets when required.

Uses table saw, radial arm saw, panel saw, hand skill saw, pneumatic staple and nail guns, hand tools - drills, hammer, wrench and screwdriver (air, electrical and manual), overhead crane, forklift and measuring instruments to assemble crates.

Tools weigh no more than 5 pounds.

Assembles crates out of plywood, studs and or cardboard.

Calculates size of crate needed using specifications and builds accordingly.

Inspects each crate to verify quality then confirms with manufacturing finished goods and shipping teams to ensure crates are satisfactorily built for shipping needs.

Performs other tasks in other departments as assigned by supervisor.

Reports labor accurately each day.

Cleans work area, machines, tools and equipment.

Basic Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED

  • Knowledge and experience using power tools in accordance with safety guidelines

  • Capacity to stay focused on tasks and meet deadlines

  • Able to hear, read and comprehend verbal and written instructions or short correspondence.

  • Comfortable with sharing information in one-on-one or small group situations to employees of the organization.

  • Ability to add, subtracts, multiply and divide in typically used units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Preferred Requirements

  • Prior experience gained working in a carpenter, woodworker or construction position

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.