• Industrial Forklift Operator

    Job ID
    2019-3867
    Category
    Industrial
    Type
    Temporary Full-Time
    Shift
    Day Shift
    Minimum Pay Rate
    USD $14.00/Hr.
    Maximum Pay Rate
    USD $17.00/Hr.
    Location
    US-CA-Bakersfield
  • Overview

    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. Always working safely and looks out for the safety of others.

    Responsibilities

    • Moves levers and presses pedals to drive truck and control movement of lifting apparatus
    • Positions forks, lifting platform, or other lifting device under, over or around loaded pallets, skids, boxes, products, or heavy steel materials and transports load to designated area.
    • Unloads and stacks heavy steel material by raising and lowering lifting device.
    • Inventories materials on work floor, and supply workers with materials as needed.
    • Weighs materials or products and records weight on tags, shipping documents.
    • Loads or unloads heavy steel materials onto or off of pallets, skids, or lifting device.
    • Recharges batteries, fills fuel tank, or replaces liquefied gas tank.

    Qualifications

    Minimum 1 year experience as an Industrial Forklift Operator

    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Ability to read a limited number of two and three syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences.
    • 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.
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

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