Forklift Operator

Responsible for operating a forklift to lift, move, position, and reposition loads. Depresses buttons, lifts levers, and ensures load is safely attached to crane before bringing it down.

The individual should have working knowledge of procedures, strong mechanical aptitude and the ability to follow directions. The individual should possess experience in the trade, knowledge of crane operating terminology and must demonstrate ability to interpret job specifications and perform work on marine docks.

Must be able to follow directions and work with limited supervision.

QUALIFICATIONS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following:

  • Operate forklift under general supervision.
  • Load and unload products from trailers using forklift trucks and other material handling equipment
  • Maintain forklift equipment by troubleshooting breakdowns performing preventive maintenance recommending repairs and performing routine pre and post inspections
  • Inspect crane for safety issues on a daily basis.
  • Determine if any parts are malfunctioning.
  • Transport products to and from warehouse and distribution centers.
  • Deliver products to various units in safely and timely manner.
  • Sort pack wrap tie and label products as per company procedures.
  • Study production schedule to determine material requirements movements and deliveries.
  • Record information regarding movements of supplies materials and finished products.
  • Bolt boom sections together to extend or modify boom for pile driving or high lifting.
  • Work with in precise limits and standards of accuracy.
  • Operate forklift according to signals from helper.
  • Follow directions carefully.