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Forklift Operator

Company: Relogistics Services
Location: Denver
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Hourly Pay:$16.00/hr.Shift(s):2nd Shift: Wed Sat 4:00pm 2:30am4th Shift: Sun Wed 4:00pm 2:30amLocation:Crenshaw Boulevard, Hopkinsville, KY 42240SummaryThe Forklift Operator moves pallets and other materials through the different areas throughout the warehouse, supporting production requirements in those areas, as well as loading and unloading customer trailers. Relogistics Forklift Operators also power-sort pallets by hand and may repair damaged wooden pallets by hand as part of their daily responsibilities in some locations.All employment is contingent on completing a background check and drug test, in accordance with local and state laws and regulations.ResponsibilitiesMaking decisions regarding the movement of pallets or materials to maximize efficiencyMoves levers and presses pedals to drive truck and control movement of lifting apparatusPositions forks, lifting platform, or other lifting device under, over, or around loaded pallets and transports load to designated areaUnloads and stacks material by raising and lowering lifting deviceForklifts must be operated with extreme care, adhering to company safety procedures at all timesMust be accountable for achieving Relogistics results while maintaining Relogistics Core Values and Safety StandardsHand-sorting wooden pallets, when requiredRepairing wooden pallets using a nail gun, when required QualificationsForklift certification preferred, not requiredAbility to promote a safe work environmentFollow instructions for keeping recordsUnderstanding that overtime may be required and is considered mandatoryAbility to work overtime and flexible schedule/shiftsWork EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Ability to work in extreme conditions to include, but not limited to, elements, heat, cold, and air particulateRepetitively adjust body position to bend, stoop, walk, turn, pivot, and stand for entire shifts of varying lengthsThe employee is frequently required to sit, talk hear, walk and use hands to handle, feel and reachForklift operator is required to sit for long periods of timeThe noise level in the work environment is dependent on locationPersonal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required (eye protection, ear protection is mandatory at several locations, safety shoes)Specific vision abilities required by this job include, close vision, distance vision and color vision.Must have a good sense of balance & good eye-hand-foot coordinationMay be required to lift pallets by hand, each weighing between 50 lbs. to 75 lbs.BenefitsCompetitive PayHoliday PayReferral BonusesLong-Term Career AdvancementGreat Team EnvironmentPTOFull-time employees eligible for Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic Life, AD& D and Short-Term & Long-Term Disability insurance on the 1st of the month following 60 days of employmentRelogistics Services, LLC is an equal opportunity employerNotice of Collection of Personal Information for Job Applicants

Keywords: Relogistics Services, Lexington , Forklift Operator, Professions , Denver, Kentucky

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