Forklift Operator APPLY NOW

Sulphur, Louisiana
20 usd / hour
Full time

Job Duties and Description:

· Capable of operating 20 ton+ forklifts in a safe and appropriate manner.

· Maneuver forklift into loading or unloading positions, following signals from loading crew as needed. Check that the vehicle position is correct and any special loading equipment is properly positioned.

· Perform daily maintenance and safety checks of equipment.

· Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment. Clean, lubricate and refill the equipment as necessary.

· Perform routine cleaning and maintenance to ensure smooth operation of the equipment.

· Train new employees in the safe and efficient operation of forklifts and other construction equipment.

· Promote, execute, and adhere to the company’s safety program. Encourage all employees, subcontractors, and consultants to adopt safety as a culture.

· Work in a safe, responsible manner to not intentionally or unintentionally injure oneself, or endanger the wellbeing of others.

· Participate as a vital team member, and contribute towards the success of the organization, which may involve the provision of other technical and administrative support, as required.

· Promote a team approach and maintain dialogue with all employees to exchange information and gather ideas.

· Collaborate with any project teams on other special initiatives, as required.

· Other related duties as required.

Physical Requirements/Environment:

· Monday – Saturday 7:00AM – 5:30PM

· Overtime as required.

· Work is performed in an outdoor setting, which could include inclement weather, heat and humidity, and exposure to the elements.

· Must be physically able to repetitively lift and carry at least 50 LBS on a regular basis.

· Use of Personal Protection Equipment is required.

· Must comply with the company’s drug and alcohol testing requirements

Knowledge/Skills:

· Knowledge of heavy equipment operation.

· Sense of urgency to meet deadlines.

· Multi-task and set priorities effectively.

· Attention to detail.

· Possess a positive “can do” attitude.

Education/Work Requirements:

  • Minimum 1 year experience driving a forklift.
  • Forklift Certification (Will certify the right candidate.)
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Up to 25% travel may be required

Compensation/Benefits:

  • Starting at $20/hour up to 40 hours. $30/hour over 40 hours.
  • Performance Review with potential for pay increase after successfully completing 90 days.
  • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • 401K
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $20.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Experience:

  • forklift: 1 year (Preferred)
  • US work authorization (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No


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