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Forklift Operator

Austin, TX

Order: 125490

Forklift Operator, $13.50 per hour – North Austin, TX


Job Summary: The Forklift Operator is responsible for moving items throughout the warehouse utilizing a Stand-Up Forklift.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities of Forklift Operator position:

  • Completes daily forklift maintenance/check sheet

  • 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

  • Puts away palletized units by raising forks for placement into four or five high racks

  • Picks palletized units out of four or five high rack locations and stages for outbound shipment

  • Inventories materials and records weight, counts, and condition of frozen food items via an RF system

  • Loads or unloads materials onto or off pallets, skids, or lifting device

  • Recharges, maintains proper water levels, and cleans batteries


Job Requirements Forklift Operator position:

  • Frequently lift up to 50 pounds and adjust body position to bend, stoop, stand, walk, turn, pivot, and stand for long periods of time

  • Having a good sense of balance

  • Having good eye-hand-foot coordination

  • Ability to assess weights and judge distances and heights

  • Ability to work in varying temperatures, depending upon season


Job Qualifications for Forklift Operator position:

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Good math, language and reading skills; basic computer skills may be required

  • High degree of attention required to prevent injury to others; promote a safe work environment

  • Follow instructions for operating equipment and keeping records

  • Execute assignments in an accurate, timely and safe manner

  • Maintain a clean & safe environment


Job Order#: 125490