FORKLIFT OPERATOR - L48

Job Description

 

Drives gasoline, liquefied gas, or electric powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices such as forklift, boom, scoop, lift beam and swivel hook, fork grapple, clamps, elevating platform, or trailer hitch, to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move products, equipment, or materials by performing the following duties:

Essential Functions:

  1. Moves levers and presses pedals to drive truck and control movement of lifting apparatus.
  2. Positions forks, lifting platform, or other lifting device under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, boxes, products, or materials and transports load to designated area.
  3. Unloads and stacks material by raising and lowering lifting device.
  4. Inventories materials on work floor, and supply workers with materials as needed.
  5. Weighs materials or products and records weight on tags, labels, or production schedules.
  6. Loads or unloads materials onto or off of pallets, skids, or lifting device.
  7. Lubricates truck, recharges/changes batteries, fills fuel tank, or replaces liquefied gas tank.
  8. May be assigned work in Sub zero fereezer area with proper company PPE provided.

Additional Responsibilities: 

Performs other similar or related duties as requested or assigned.

Requirements

 

Experience:

Three to six months experience driving forklifts.

Education:

One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

  1. Valid Drivers license.
  2. Must be forklift certified, or able to become forklift certified. Must be able to qualify for lift truck certification within 2 weeks.

Special Training/Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and extreme cold. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds repetitiively, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds repetitively and regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Mental Activities:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use teamwork skills and understand English. The employee is occasionally required to use interpersonal and customer service skills, and read and write English.

 

Trident Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Affirmative Action – Minority, Female, Disability, Veteran