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Forklift Operator - Houston, TX

Houston, TX, US, 77048

Oldcastle Infrastructure
P&P - Mountain West

 

 

Job ID:  421623

Non-Exempt

 

Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH company, is the leading manufacturer of precast concrete, polymer concrete, and plastic products in the United States. Our products range from utility vaults, reinforced concrete pipe, catch basins, drainage and septic tanks, to retaining walls, storm shelters, wall panels, concrete barriers, a variety of prestressed concrete products and more.   With more than 80 locations nationwide and 3,000 plus employees, Oldcastle Infrastructure is committed to upholding core values of reliability, quality, and service in cutting edge ways.

 

Summary
 

This position operates a forklift as directed and without supervision while adhering to all rules and regulations mandated by safety policies and procedures. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
 

  • Read job specifications to determine operator adjustments and material requirements.
  • Position forks, lifting platform, or other lifting devices under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, boxes products, or materials or hooks tow trucks to trailer hitch, and transports load to designated area
  • Unload and stack material by raising and lowering lifting device
  • Perform routine maintenance to include recharge batteries; lubricating, fueling and cleaning
  • Weigh materials or products and recordings weight on tags, labels, or production schedules
  • Make sure all housekeeping is maintained in a clear and orderly fashion in the assigned area
  • Move levers, shift gears, depress pedals and maneuver steering wheel to operator equipment
  • Other duties and responsibilities related to the nature of the job may be assigned on a temporary or permanent basis as needed

 

Qualifications
 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of the job.
 

Requirements / Education / Experience
 

  • High school diploma/equivalent; a minimum of two years of related experience in trades specific to job requirements; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must be able to pass an internal certification program
  • Ability to move levers, shift gears, depress pedals and maneuver steering wheel to operator equipment
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
  • Ability to be a self-starter and work independently
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide, in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs.

 

What CRH Offers You

 

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

 

 

About CRH

 

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

 

If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

 

Oldcastle Infrastructure, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link

 

 

 

Date Posted:  Jun 22, 2022


Nearest Major Market: Houston

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