Forklift Operator (Wood River, IL; St. Louis, MO)

Watco is accepting applications for a Forklift Operator (Wood River, IL; St. Louis, MO)

 

Description:

Operate in a manner where SAFETY and ENVIRONMENT are the highest importance.
Demonstrate performance toward operational excellence.
Maintain regular, dependable attendance and a high level of performance
Wearing all Watco and OSHA mandated personal protective equipment.
Must be available for shift work when applicable, overtime when required and must be available to respond during working and non-working hours as required.
Able to work with a team, take direction and follow work rules, as well as, take on additional job responsibilities as needed.
Demonstrate knowledge of company safety programs.
Operate 30k Forklift & Heavy Equipment to move customer products
Reading job specific specifications for each project.
Climb onto top and underneath equipment, including climbing on bulk trailers and railcars.
Prepare equipment for product transfer.
Inspect Forklifts/ Equipment daily, prior to operation.
Load/unload railcars using the appropriate forklift/equipment in a safe manner as trained.
Complete all applicable documentation and recordkeeping.
Perform all work in compliance with Company standards, procedures, and regulatory requirements.
Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job the Team Member is regularly exposed to a high noise level; moving mechanical parts, moving machinery, outside weather conditions and elements; fumes from gasoline, oil and grease.
Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Team Member to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
Must be able to see well enough to read gauges, precision measuring instruments, schematics, maintenance manuals as needed.
Must be able to talk and hear well enough to communicate with co-workers, supervisors and others within the company 100% of the time.
Must be able to reach with arms and hands to perform inspection, maintenance and repair duties when needed.
Must be able to bend, stoop, twist, kneel, squat.
Must be able to use hands to grasp, handle, finger and feel.
Must be able to climb and balance well enough to mount equipment by climbing up and down steps as needed.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance

 

Watco offers industry leading benefits, competitive pay, vacation, and 401k.  They also have a top-of-the-line training program, Watco University, to educate team members and help them to grow employees’ careers to the next level.

Watco Companies, LLC, is a leading transportation and supply chain logistics company.  Meeting customer needs on a day-to-day basis has enabled Watco to continually grow throughout their nearly 40-year history.  Today, Watco provides transportation; material handling and warehouse; design and development; repair and custom projects for customers throughout North America and Australia.

Watco is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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