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STANDARD TRANSPORTATION SERVICES Forklift Driver in JOPLIN, Missouri

Seeking Experienced Forklift DriversPosition Summary: Under general supervision, load and unload materials from trailers by operating industrial trucks equipped to move materials around a warehouse environment.Essential Position Functions: These are functions a qualified incumbent or applicant must be able to perform with or without reasonable accommodation.Movement of freight, stock, or other materials to and from storage areas, loading docks or delivery vehicles by using industrial trucks with controls to operate lifting devices such as forklifts, or elevating platformsLoad trailers per customer loading specificationsSort cargo before loading and unloadingInspect product load for accuracy or deficiencies and safely move it around the warehouseRead work orders or receive oral instructions to determine work assignments or material needsRecord information of units handled or moved, using daily production sheets or work ticketsPerform daily safety or inspection checks on equipment and/or replacing tanksAll other duties as assignedEssential Position RequirementsEducation: The minimum education required for this position is a High School Diploma or Equivalent. Requires certification in Forklift operation per OSHA Regulations.Experience6 months to 1 year previous work experience utilizing specialized forklifts.Required SkillsThis position requires the ability to coordinate two or more limbs while sitting or standingThe ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a vehicle to exact positions.The ability to see details at a distance and at close rangeThe ability to time movements or the movement of a piece of equipment in anticipation of changes in the speed and/or direction of a moving object or sceneKnowledge of relevant equipment, policies and procedures to promote safe and effective operationPreferred SkillsGeneral knowledge of the warehouse and transportation industryAbility to communicate verbally and in written formPhysical Requirements and Environmental ConditionsEnvironment is typically warehouse setting. Must be able to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time.Expected to know and follow all safety rules for the environment.Regular and timely attendanceMinimum lifting 25 - 100 lbsContacts: This position requires establishing and maintaining interpersonal working relationships with employees at all levels and drivers.Employer's RightsThis job description does not list all the duties of the job and is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.Equal Opportunity Employer

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