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Forklift Operator / 1st Shift - Austin, TX

Location:  Austin, TX, US, 78721
Company:  Oldcastle Architectural

 

Job ID:  125329

 

Jewell is a division of the Oldcastle Architectural Products Group (APG). APG is North America’s leading manufacturer and supplier of concrete masonry, dry mix, and hardscape products. With over $2B in sales, APG operates across 40 states and 5 Canadian provinces through a network of over 165 operating locations and more than 5,000 employees.

 

Summary
 

Operates forklift as directed and without supervision while adhering to all rules and regulations mandated by safety policies and procedures.
 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
 

  • Read job specifications to determine operator adjustments and material requirements
  • Position forks, lifting platform, or other lifting devices under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, boxes, products, or materials
  • Hook tow trucks to trailer hitch, and transport load to designated area
  • Unload and stack material by raising and lowering lifting device
  • Inventory materials on work floor and supply workers with materials as needed
  • Perform routine maintenance to include recharging batteries, lubricating, fueling, and cleaning
  • Weigh materials or products and record weight on tags, labels, or production schedules
  • Make sure all housekeeping is maintained in a clear and orderly fashion in assigned area
  • Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed
     

Qualifications
 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job.
 

Requirements / Education / Experience
 

  • High school diploma/equivalent; a minimum of two years of related experience in trades specific to job requirements; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must be able to pass an internal certification program
  • Ability to move levers, shift gears, depress pedals and maneuver steering wheel to operator equipment
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization
  • Ability to be a self-starter and work independently
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide, in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations
  • Maintain a high level of accuracy in all aspects of work assignments
  • Fluent in Spanish preferred

 

Physical Requirements
 

  • While performing the duties of this job the employee will be required to frequently stand on their feet for extended periods of time
  • Must have the ability to lift and/or move up to 50 lbs.
  • Withstand repetitive motion of the hand, wrist, elbow, and shoulder
  • Able to work a flexible schedule

 

What Oldcastle Offers You

 

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs

 

About Oldcastle

 

Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

 

Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!

 

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Jewell is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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