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Forklift/Equipment Operator

Posted:June 7, 2021 (posted 54 days ago)View All Jobs
Industry:Business Services
Location:Gainesville, FL (Alachua County)
Company:JMI Resource
1930 Land O Lakes Blvd. Suite 11
Lutz, FL 33549


JOB TITLE: Forklift/Equipment Operator LOCATION: Gainesville, FL PAY RATE: $14.00 per hour HOURS: Monday - Saturday - Various Shifts **MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING: Driver's License, Skid Steer and Forklift experience to be considered for this position.** ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS • Operates forklift to move baled material and to load and unload trucks. • Operates skid steel loaders to load material on conveyors. • Operates wheel loader to push and load materials on conveyors. • Operates baler to bale loose materials. • Performs pre-operation checks of equipment; performs routine service and preventative maintenance on equipment to maintain good working order. • Performs manual tasks and labor while not operating equipment as required. • Assists mechanics and vehicle service attendants in minor overhaul and repair work. • Completes minor repair work on equipment. • Assist with maintaining working area clean • Performs related duties as required.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES • Considerable knowledge of the occupational hazards and necessary safety precautions in the operation of light or medium equipment. • Knowledge of the operating and repair characteristics of light or medium equipment. • Ability to service types of light or medium equipment and to make minor repairs. • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions. BASIC REQUIREMENTS: • Current forklift certification • Valid Driver's License • Three to Five years of Forklift, Skid Steer experience • HS diploma or equivalent PHYSICAL DEMANDS: • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, and use hands to finger, handle or feel. • The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear, and taste or smell. • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS • Ability to sit or stand for extended periods of time • Ability to understand verbal and written instructions in English • Ability to routinely lift 30 or more pounds • Hand eye coordination • Ability to stoop, kneel, bend, and twist at the waist • Ability to tolerate heat MENTAL FUNCTIONS • Can read, understand, hear, and apply written and spoken directions in English • Work in a constant state of alertness and safe manner • Ability to accurately gauge lengths of time and distance • Possess fast reflexes and unimpaired coordination • Ability to perform tasks involving high levels of cognitive function and judgment • Not mentally or physically impaired from any cause that can adversely affect ability to safely and competently perform the job duties and functions ENVIRONMENT • High heat during summer months • High particulate matter content in air • High noise • High traffic environment • Operates under cover but may require outside activity • Physically demanding

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