Forklift Driver

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Location
Bakersfield, California
Industry
Warehousing & Distribution (Transportation and Material Moving Occupations)
Job Type
Temporary
Working Hours
Various Shifts Available
Salary
US$ 13.00 - US$ 16.00 per hour
Ref. Number
S_32553
Contact
Banuelos,Alma, Spherion
Phone
555-555-5555
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Job Description

Drives gasoline, liquefied gas, or electric powered industrial truck equipped with lifting devices such as forklift, boom, scoop, lift beam and swivel hook, fork grapple, clamps, elevating platform, or trailer hitch to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move products, equipment, or materials. Always working safely and looks out for the safety of others.

Responsibilities:
Moves levers and presses pedals to drive truck and control movement of lifting apparatus. Positions forks, lifting platform, or other lifting device under, over or around loaded pallets, skids, boxes, products, or heavy steel materials and transport load to designated area. Unloads and stacks heavy steel material by raising and lowering lifting device. Inventories materials on work floor, and supply workers with materials as needed. Weighs materials or products and records weight on tags, shipping documents. Loads or unloads heavy steel materials onto or off of pallets, skids or lifting device. Recharges batteries, fills fuel tank, or replaces liquefied gas tank.

Working hours: Various Shifts Available

Skills:
Ability to read a limited number of two and three syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers. Ability to print and speak simple sentences. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instruction.

Education:
High School

Experience:
1-4 years

Qualifications:
High school diploma, or GED. One to three months related experience and or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

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