Forklift Operator - Construction Job in Metairie, LA

Location: Metairie, LA

Industry: Construction

Job Type: Temp

Posted: 10/27/2020

Job Ref Code: 25-34-6533

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Your Job

Are you interested in driving heavy equipment or machinery? Do you like the idea of moving large objects and materials from point A to point B? Can you be counted on to ensure the safety of your co-workers and yourself? Well if you have any of these skills, interests and abilities, then we have the perfect job for you as a Forklift Operator.

Your Day


The job responsibilities may include the following:

  • Using a forklift to move, load, or unload items in a warehouse or industrial facility.
  • Storing materials, documenting inventory and pulling items for production or shipping.
  • Completing on-the-job training and certification programs, working with a mentor, and learning basic job and safety principles.
  • Ensuring the machine, equipment and components receive proper maintenance, which may include cleaning, recharging batteries or replacing liquefied-gas tanks.
  • Adhering to safety standards and maintaining safe storage areas by clearing obstructions from high-traffic zones like entry and exit points.
  • Carrying or lifting heavy objects as well as squatting, kneeling, bending, or crawling in awkward positions.

You will also need to:
  • Be able to understand and communicate information. English language is also essential.
  • Have excellent depth perception and eye-hand coordination to operate the forklift.
  • Receive training to comply with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards.
  • Complete on-going training and evaluation at least once every 3 years.
  • Be continually attentive and mindful of your surroundings to keep yourself and co-workers safe.

Your Gain


What you may gain while on the job:

  • Staying active — This job will keep you on the move throughout the day.
  • Communication skills — provide information and coordinating with supervisors, co-workers, and external partners to carry out job logistics and daily responsibilities.
  • Learning opportunity — a chance to pick up new skills and learn the business from the ground up.
  • Teaching & mentoring skills — helping train and prepare new employees for the job.
  • Rewarding career — opportunities for advancement to supervisory or management roles.

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1018 Central Ave, Suite A

Metairie, LA

504-828-9208504-828-9208

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