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Forklift/Crane Operator & Material Handler

Company: Gerlinger Steel & Supply
Location: Woodland
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Gerlinger Steel & Supply is a local family-owned company that has been in continuous operation since 1929. We are a Drug-Free workplace and an Equal Opportunity Employer. Job offers are contingent upon passing a background check, drug test and basic physical.
We are seeking an experienced Forklift loader/ Material Handler for a full-time position for:

  • Day Shift (3 am to 1-1:30 pm OR 7 am to 5-5:30 pm)
    • Swing Shift (11 am to 9:30 pm)
    • Graveyard Shift (7 pm to 5 am)A good attendance record is absolutely necessary as well as a candidate that is experienced in loading and unloading heavy material from semi tractor-trailers. Join our friendly team in pulling and moving flat plate and bar stock metal as well as fabricated items. Make a career in the warehouse or gain the experience needed to move into a variety of other positions: Fabrication, Sales, Driving, etc.Experience with Overhead Cranes, Metal or other Fabrication/ Construction type products is preferred.
      Typical duties or abilities include the following:
      • Skill to maneuver heavy and awkward items on a forklift around the yard as well as loading these items to semi tractor-trailers
      • Ability to use overhead cranes and hoists to pull, move and re-stock heavy bundles of material
      • Unloads the above-mentioned items from vendor trucks and stocks them in our warehouse
        • Requires knowledge of safe rigging practices and crane and hoist weight capacities
        • Requires knowledge of forklift lift weight capacities, knowledge of how to balance a load properly on a flat-bed trailer and in a manner that our drivers can safely tie down their load
        • Prior metals knowledge and experience is helpful or experience in loading construction or other heavy types of material
          Education:High school diploma or GED preferred
          Experience:(Required) at least 2-3 years experience in a similar type of position
          Language Skills:(Required) Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to read and understand vendor paperwork, "order pull tickets" and communicate by radio with management and other crew members.
          Mathematical Skills:(Required) Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into all units of measure. Ability to use tape measure and calipers.
          Physical Requirements:(Required) Ability to regularly lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes and airborne particles. The employee is exposed to outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
          • Medical, Vision, Dental, Life, Insurance, 401K plan
          • Vacation Accrual
          • Paid Holidays
          • Paid Sick LeaveJob Type: Full-timeStarting salary: $18.00/hour and up (Compensation DOE)

Keywords: Gerlinger Steel & Supply, Woodland , Forklift/Crane Operator & Material Handler, Professions , Woodland, California

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