Arcata Associates, Inc. Forklift Driver Foreman - RSS II in Las Vegas, Nevada

Forklift Driver Foreman - RSS II
Description/Job Summary
Forklift Driver Foreman- RSS II

Purpose and Scope:

The incumbent operates gasoline/diesel or liquefied gas/electric-powered industrial trucks equipped with lifting devices to move parts/materials/supplies in M&O supply warehouse. Responsibilities include loading/off- loading trucks and receiving/issuing parts/materials/supplies. Assists in supervising workers and assigning duties. Position is represented by a Union Collective Bargaining Agreement.Essential Responsibilities:

1. Operates rubber tired tractor-type vehicles equipped with hydraulic- or chain-powered forks to load, off load, lift, stack, or move materials/equipment in storage yard or on construction site;
2. Observes hand signals in positioning, raising, tilting, and lowering of forks and listen for signals;
3. Performs lifting or material handling duties associated with this job;
4. Performs loading/off-loading trucks at supply warehouses;
5. Moves furniture (desks, office equipment, safes, etc.) throughout office/building areas;
6. Completes related paperwork and computer data entry as required;
7. Adheres to all Company EEO, affirmative action, environmental, safety, health, quality assurance, and security programs;
8. Performs related work as required.

Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required. Must possess a current Forklift certification. Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and be able to operate a government general-purpose vehicle. Possess Journeyman status per Union rules. Must be able to obtain and maintain a required Top Secret level security clearance.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

Physical

1. Frequent standing/walking while performing job duties;
2. Frequent sitting, 30 to 40 percent of the time, while driving forklift;
3. Frequent lifting/carrying 5 to 50 pounds of materials/supplies/office equipment; devices are available for assistance in lifting/carrying 75 to 100 pounds of furniture/office equipment;
4. Frequent pushing/pulling using both hands/arms exerting a force up to 30 to 70 pounds, occasionally 75 to 100 pounds, while moving/sliding heavy safes/desks and other furniture items; also pulling hand trucks upstairs;
5. Occasional climbing stairs/step ladders while moving equipment upstairs/downstairs;
6. Occasional kneeling/crouching while loading/unloading and moving furniture;
7. Constant use of both hands/arms while operating forklift, moving furniture/office supplies, and receiving/issuing at warehouse;
8. Constant use of sight abilities, good peripheral vision, depth perception, hand/eye/foot coordination, and visual acuity in near-, mid-, and far-range of vision;
9. Frequent use of speech abilities and constant use of hearing abilities in communicating with coworkers/supervisors and in maintaining a safe work environment while operating forklift.

Mental

1. Constant attention to detail while operating forklift in high traffic areas or working in tight, close spaces;
2. Must be able to read/write/speak English;
3. Must possess basic mathematical skills;
4. Must possess good spatial aptitude and depth perception required in loading/off loading trucks with furniture and storing items in warehouse;
5. Must be flexible and able to work long shifts on occasion and to meet peak times in receiving at warehouse.



Arcata Associates, Inc is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


Arcata Associates, Inc. is an Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.