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Forklift Operator - Wilsonville, OR

Location:  Wilsonville, OR, US, 97070
Company:  Oldcastle Precast

 

Job ID:  123886

Non-Exempt

 

Oldcastle Precast is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete products and more.   With more than 80 locations nationwide and 3,000 plus employees, Oldcastle Precast is committed to upholding core values of reliability, quality, and service in cutting edge ways.

 

 

 

Job Description Summary

 

The Forklift Operator is responsible for assisting designated Machine Operator or Production Team in a variety of functions. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

 

  • Safely transport finished product
  • Unload incoming truck shipments
  • Perform routine maintenance, clean up, yard work, warehouse, production, utilities, material handling and any other assigned duties
  • Regular work hours Mon-Fri  6:00 am-3:00 pm  (some overtime expected)

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Move controls and levers that operate forklift in order to load, unload, transport and stack materials ranging in weights from 50 lbs. to 100,000 lbs.
  • Load trucks with specified product, sign off on pick ticket
  • Perform routine maintenance on forklift, such as cleaning filters, lubricating, recharging batteries, checking safety devices and fueling gas tank
  • Handle assignments in a repetitive and/or sequential order for completing tasks assigned
  • Keep work area clean
  • Use safety gear at all times and follows all safety regulations
  • Report any unsafe conditions or defective equipment to the supervisor immediately
  • Clean up around machinery and maintain the surrounding area keeping them free of debris during down time
  • Clean floors and pick up reusable scrap for salvage
  • Transport trash and debris away from production areas
  • Responsible for keeping pallets neat and orderly
  • Operate machinery or equipment as trained and instructed following safety guidelines at all times
  • Operate a variety of hand tools
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities from time to time as deemed necessary by the company

 

Requirements

 

  • Applicant be able to complete certification program and
  • Prefer verifiable experience of operating 20,000 lbs plus forklift, preferably with concrete products
  • Yard supervision experience preferred but not required
  • Good attendance and positive attitude a must
  • High school diploma or equivalent, or a comparable combination of education, training and experience
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Lifting may be required with assistance provided if needed
  • Must have the ability to read a tape measure
  • Must be able to demonstrate lock out tag out procedures
  • Ability to follow company production and safety procedures
  • Able to pass internal training
  • Must attend safety meetings
  • Pre-employment drug screen required

 

 

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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Oldcastle Precast is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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