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Forklift in Fairfield, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 2/15/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: 2114776

Job Title: Forklift
Location: Fairfield
Compensation: $15/hr - $16/hr.

Job Title: Forklift
Forklift Operator

Forklift Operator to load and unload materials and deliveries and move them to and from storage areas, machines and loading docks, into trucks or storage facilities.

Essential duties and responsibilities


• Obtains copy of production schedule or shipping order and transports material or equipment to and from designated areas in the facility


• Loading and unloading goods from vehicles such as trucks


• Moving goods packed on pallets or in crates around the storage facility


• Stacking goods in the correct storage bays, following inventory control instructions


• Checking loads are secure


• Stacking empty pallets


• Performing daily equipment checks such as recharging the truck's battery and lubricating equipment


• Removing machine attachments and waste material from machines


• Examining products to verify conformance to quality standards

Qualification requirements


• High School diploma or equivalent


• Good math, language and reading skills; basic computer skills may be required


• High degree of attention required to prevent injury to others; promote a safe work environment


• Follow instructions for operating equipment and keeping records


• Execute assignments in an accurate, timely and safe manner


• Maintain a clean & safe environment


• May be required to use RF scanner gun


• Clean driving record and a valid state motor vehicle operator's license are required


• Forklift certification per OSHA standards

Physical demands and abilities


• Regularly sitting on a powered Forklift


• Frequently lift up to 50 pounds and adjust body position to bend, stoop, stand, walk, turn, pivot, and stand for long periods of time


• Having a good sense of balance


• Having good eye-hand-foot coordination


• Ability to assess weights and judge distances and heights


• Ability to work in varying temperatures, depending upon season

Compensation: $15/hr - $16/hr.

Job Title Responsibilities:

• Obtains copy of production schedule or shipping order and transports material or equipment to and from designated areas in the facility


• Loading and unloading goods from vehicles such as trucks


• Moving goods packed on pallets or in crates around the storage facility

Job Title Requirements:

• Execute assignments in an accurate, timely and safe manner


• Clean driving record and a valid state motor vehicle operator's license are required


• Forklift certification per OSHA standards




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