Production Worker

Pratt Abbott Cleaners

Portland, OR, USA Remote Well Paid Job

Jun 21

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*Job Summary*

*About Us*

Pratt Abbott is the fabric of the community! We are a dry cleaning and laundry company with 12 locations in Southern Maine. We are Maine’s largest and most eco-friendly dry cleaner, utilizing the GreenEarth® Cleaning process, which is 100% petroleum and VOC-free. Our services include wedding dress cleaning and preservation, alterations, free home delivery, self-serve laundry, dry cleaning, and wash/dry/fold services.

A family owned company that was established in 1944, Pratt Abbott is proud to be active in the community by sponsoring programs such as Coats for Kids and Camp Susan Curtis. We employ over 160 Mainers and if you have a solid work ethic and are looking for a job with competitive pay and benefits at a locally owned company, we would like to hear from you!

*The Opportunity*

We have an opportunity for a shirt press operator in our Forest Ave plant, which is conveniently located on Forest Ave. The Shirt Presser is responsible for providing exceptional garment finishing services in a timely and professional manner. No experience required, we can provide on the job training for the right candidate. This is a year-round position and an opportunity to join a team oriented company that strives to promote from within. Start and end your day early then enjoy your free afternoons and evenings!

*Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities*

Professionally finish dry cleaned and laundered garments according to established finishing techniques. Training will be provided.

Knowledge of proper pressing techniques and garment care preferred but not required. Excellent attention to detail with the ability to handle client's garment with care.

Work at a fast pace, have a positive can-do attitude, and be very dependable.

Follow directions, reason and problem solve.

Follow all safety standards and training.


Must be 18 years of age or older.

High school or equivalent education level.

Good hand/eye coordination and the ability to physically manipulate the pressing equipment.

Able to work in contained environment with heated equipment.

Able to stand on your feet for your shift.

If you feel you would be a good fit for this position, please apply today!


Part-time to become full-time weekday schedule. No weekends!


Forest Ave. location.


We provide competitive wages, and a benefits package to qualified employees: Medical, Dental and Vision benefits and supplemental insurance including Employee Life and Disability as well as paid Holidays, Earned Time Off, and a 401K.


We are currently complying with the Portland minimum wage ordinance on hazard pay during a declared state of emergency. However, this is a temporary measure. Employees will not make the hazard wage when there is not a declared state of emergency and/or after there is a clear legal ruling on when the provision goes into effect.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $12.50 - $18.00 per hour

* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Disability insurance
* Employee discount
* Flexible schedule
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance
* Day shift
* Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
We are practicing social distancing and complying with all CDC guidelines. Free PPE available on the job as well as socially distanced sanitized work stations.

Ability to Commute/Relocate:
* Portland, ME 04103 (Preferred)

Work Location:
* One location

Typical start time:
* 7AM

Typical end time:
* 2PM

This Job Is:
* A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
* Open to applicants who do not have a high school diploma/GED
* A “Fair Chance” job (you or the employer follow Fair Chance hiring practices when performing background checks)
* A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
* A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
* A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply
* Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma
* A job for which people with disabilities are encouraged to apply

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Benefit Conditions:
* Waiting period may apply
* Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely:
* No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):
* Personal protective equipment provided or required
* Social distancing guidelines in place
* Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
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