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  • Job Title: Lift Operator and Shuttle Driver                

    Department: Operations        

    FLSA: Non-exempt                                            


    Reports to: Depot Manager


    Position Summary

    Certified and trained forklift operator. Operates 20’ ISO tanks/containers.  Shuttle  chassis/containers as needed.  Must have CDL with tank and haz-mat endorsements.


     Duties and Responsibilities: 

    • Operates forklifts to move intermodal equipment on/off chassis and put into/out of storage.
    • Documents location of equipment utilizing equipment tracking system, Depot Systems.
    • Updates electronic equipment tracking systems.
    • Ensures equipment is in proper working order and documents inspections of equipment; reports discrepancies.
    • Maintain daily inspection log(s) for equipment and properly report exceptions; ensure equipment receives periodic maintenance.
    • Has knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures for role.
    • Relies on instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform the functions of the job.
    • Handle product temperature requirements.
    • Fill and deliver material vouchers to production crews.
    • Trouble shoot and diagnose equipment failures.
    • Basic knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic components.
    • Facility and grounds maintenance.
    • Understand and use computerized maintenance systems.
    • Communicate effectively with others, especially with Dispatchers and Drivers to ensure production and customer needs are met.
    • Always follow safety procedures and promote a safe environment for you and your fellow employees.
    • Other duties as assigned.


    Job Requirements

    Education and Experience

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Preferred minimum of 2 years' experience in a similar position
    • Possess and maintain current certification in the operations of required forklift and related equipment
    • Must have CDL with tank/haz-mat endorsement
    • Adequate computer skills
    • Ability to learn quickly and attention to detail
    • Good communication skills
    • Preferred experience in driving and operating a container lift


    Essential Qualifications:

    • Able to work outside in variable weather conditions
    • Ability to follow spoken and written instruction
    • Ability to safely perform all tasks and understand Company’s safety policies and procedures
    • Valid commercial driver’s license required with tank and haz-mat endorsements
    • Dependable transportation is required as well as the ability to work a flexible schedule if required (scheduled or unscheduled overtime, weekends, nights, and holidays)
    • Employment is contingent upon the ability to pass required Safety Council training examinations, and all pre-employment screenings i.e. drug screen

     Physical Demands:

    • Position requires manual dexterity and the ability to maintain physical activity throughout the day:
      • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and hold or lift a variety of objects.
      • Able to carry, bend, stoop, turn, kneel, crawl, climb a ladder and other manual labor activities.


     Work Environment: 

    • This position is likely to involve duties conducted in and around the grounds of a warehousing and shipping environment.
    • This position frequently involves the operation of a forklift and other material movement equipment.

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