Job Description

  • Carpenter Company has an immediate opening for a Security Guard at our Temple, TX manufacturing plant.  This position is responsible for communicating with all employees as they enter/exit the building.  In addition, it is the initial contact for truck drivers and the general outside public.

Carpenter Co. employees are committed to working hard to ensure production goals are met while maintaining operations excellence.  The successful candidate will be expected to exhibit great customer service while safeguarding, monitoring and checking the facility during off-shift(s), weekends, shutdowns and Carpenter Co. holidays.

Additional responsibilities of the Security Guard:

Receiving job functions:

  • Maintain visitor log and screen non-employees
  • Record truck arrivals and departures
  • Greet visitors to the plant
  • Back up switchboard and keep record of employees calling in to report absences

Security job functions:

  • Patrol parking lots and buildings on a regular basis on weekends and when the production plant is not operating
  • Monitor fire pumps and fire alarm system
  • Monitor chemical alarms and systems
  • Call police or fire departments in cases of emergency, such as fire or presence of unauthorized persons
  • Monitor weather conditions

Carpenter Co. is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or other legally protected characteristic.

Skills / Requirements

  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Great work ethic
  • Flexible (must be able to work flexible hours, overtime, weekends, holiday and "call-in's" with minimal notice)
  • Must be a self-starter who's able to work well independently
  • Previous security guard experience is preferred
  • Prior experience in a production/manufacturing/trucking environment is preferred