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Forklift Operator

Company: Gulf Stream Marine, Inc.
Location: Lake Charles
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

** Forklift Operator****Job Category****:** Operations **Requisition Number****:** FORKL01926 Showing 1 location **Job Details****Description****Key Responsibilities:** Demonstrates competency operating > =52K forklift with 2+ years experience that includes: Safe handling of all commodities Operating with diverse attachments to handle different commodities. Operating machine in a vessel, barge, and terminal or on the dock. Proper mounting/dismounting of machine while maintaining three points of contact. Proper startup and shutdown of forklift (seatbelt, neutral when starting/stopping, lowers forklift blades to ground and sets brake when parking). Proper use of controls (clutch, inching, tilt, lift, attachments, steering). Proper stacking of load (approaches load squarely, stacks straight and squarely, and to safe height, deposits load safely, does not move until forks are level and lowered). Proper loading /unloading a trailer or van/railcar/container/other (checks the dock plate, condition of the floor/deck, trailer chocks, jack stands, and brakes if applicable, and maneuvers safely in tight quarters). Ensures truck drive is outside of cab and visible to operator before loading or unloading Checks equipment in accordance to forklift checklist procedures to ensure it is properly maintained and is safe to operate. Communicates any issues with machine to supervisor or maintenance Follows proper procedures for an unattended machine. Ensures machine is operated within safe working load limits at all times Follows all company safety requirements/policies. Understands and complies with Company Stop Work Authority policy Maintains awareness of all surroundings (i.e. vehicles, people, traffic, debris or obstructions, etc.) at all times. Reviews all shipments upon arrival and inform supervisor immediately of any damages to cargo. Ensures that cargo is loaded in appropriate container or trailer for shipment as directed. Performs additional related duties as assigned which may or may not include operating a forklift.????????????????????????????????????????????? **Candidate Requirements:** Two (2) years of previous experience operating material handling heavy equipment, including six (6+) months handling steel. A valid license with acceptable driving record. Must be able to effectively communicate with Supervisors and co-workers Ability to work a flexible schedule, extended hours, nights, holidays, and/or weekends as needed. Ability to work independently with limited supervision and strong initiative. TWIC required Physical Requirements & Working Conditions: The employee is continuously required to sit (while driving), grasp and exercise eye-hand coordination and eyehand- foot coordination. The employee is frequently required to reach forward, exercise repetitive foot and wrist motion and finger dexterity. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb, bend forward, squat, twist, and reach overhead and pinch. The employee must frequently lift, carry, push and pull up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Work in all weather conditions and seasons**Qualifications****Skills****Behaviors****:** **Motivations****:** **Education****Experience****Licenses & Certifications**

Keywords: Gulf Stream Marine, Inc., Lake Charles , Forklift Operator, Professions , Lake Charles, Louisiana

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