Forklift Driver

Job ID 2023-4063
Job Locations
US-CA-Hawthorne
Category
Warehouse
Shift Days
Monday - Friday
Shift Hours (Start)
6:00 AM
Shift Hours (End)
2:30 PM
Work Schedule Options
5/40
Overtime Eligible
Yes
Relocation Eligibility
No
Travel Required
None
Background Requirements
Must successfully complete criminal background check.
Clearance (Live Scan)
No
Security Clearance Status
None
Security Clearance Type
Not Required
Rate of Pay
USD $20.00/Hr.

WHO WE ARE

In business for more than 48 years, Servicon is the leading custodial solutions provider servicing the healthcare, aerospace, commercial, municipal, manufacturing, and entertainment industries nationally.

Our customer base includes Fortune 100 and 500 companies as well as many of the largest hospitals, aeronautical facilities, and municipalities throughout the United States. 

Our goal is to create cleaner, healthier environments for our clients while working toward our vision to elevate the industry through integrity, leadership, and innovation. Our ultimate objective is to provide exemplary service while changing the face of the cleaning industry. We welcome candidates who share our values.

THE ROLE

The Forklift Operator is responsible for operating an industrial forklift truck and related equipment to accomplish various materials handling assignments at client location.  The role will also perform cleaner responsibilities based on staffing need.

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Identifies and transports requested materials to and from various locations including machines, loading docks, railroad cars, trucks, and storage areas.
  • Applies understanding of machine loading capacity and loading schedule, ensuring prompt and efficient delivery of required items.
  • Uses protective materials and strapping equipment to protect and secure loads; once delivered, removes strapping and wrapping, then safely disposes of waste materials in designated containers or areas.
  • Perform tasks and operate tools according to Cal/OSHA and Company safety standards
  • Maintain stored materials in clean and orderly condition.
  • Participate in spill response and clean up as required.
  • Participate as a team member of custodians who clean both Manufacturing and Office areas with extra attention to detail. 
  • Reports any problems with materials or transportation to supervisor.
  • Services equipment as needed, reporting mechanical or electrical difficulties to truck mechanic.
  • Accurately records materials received, moved, inventoried, shipped in client/company data bases.
  • Performs other related duties as requested.

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • Six-12 months experience operating forklift and related (trash compactor, pallet wrapper, etc.) equipment and vehicles safely and sensibly
  • Knowledge of safe loading and unloading from trucks, docks, railway trucks and storage areas
  • Clean driving record
  • Familiarity with standard operating procedure and operating manual for safe operation of equipment
  • Ability to organize and maintain materials and goods in proper stored condition
  • Ability to understand and follow oral or written instructions
  • Warehouse, inventory control, or material handling/storage experience
  • Knowledge of material storage practices, including hazardous substances inventory storage
  • Knowledge of OSHA, DOT, and environmental regulations
  • Knowledge of safety procedures and equipment operation procedures
  • Ability to maintain single task focus and situational awareness
  • Must be able to move and lift up to 40-pound wooden skid, pallet and/or other item(s)
  • Self-starter, motivated and reliable
  • Demonstrated knowledge of or ability to learn company programs and systems a plus
  • High school diploma, GED preferred or equivalent work experience
  • Certification:        Forklift driving certification

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