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Forklift Operator I at Geneva Pipe and Precast Company in Salt Lake City, Utah

Posted in Transportation 18 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

$20.00 - $22.00 per year




Job Description:

Get ready to grow with us!
Northwest Pipe Company is the nation’s leading manufacturer of water infrastructure products—and with over 50 years of experience, we’re just getting started! Our business is growing, and we’re looking for great people to grow with us. We’re immediately seeking a Forklift Driver to join our Geneva Pipe and Precast team in Salt Lake City, UT.



WE OFFER:



  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, and AD&D Insurance (1st of month after hire)

  • Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Sick Time

  • Weekly Paycheck

  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Employer Match

  • Bonus Potential

  • Tuition Reimbursement 

  • Safety Footwear and Eyewear Voucher (day 1 of employment) 

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Opportunities for Career Advancement 

  • Values-Driven Culture Committed to Diversity, Inclusion, and Safety 


 


OUR VALUES:




  • Accountability is evident when we do what we say we are going to do and people accept responsibility for their actions. We do not point fingers and blame others. We own our actions.


  • Commitment is not only promising to do something, but actually investing in the necessary effort and actions to make it happen.


  • Teamwork is essential for competing in a challenging and constantly changing business environment. Working together across all job functions is critical to achieving our success.   


 


ABOUT THE JOB:


Under ongoing supervision, loads and unloads large concrete products and accessories onto flatbed trucks and trailers. Employee may be asked to load or unload other materials as required by the facility.


 


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:



  • Loads materials and equipment safely and efficiently on vehicles.

  • Unloads materials and equipment safely and efficiently.

  • Moves product, materials, and equipment safely.

  • Prepares vehicles and equipment for loads.

  • Cuts materials in a safe manner to ensure safe transport of product and equipment

  • Counts and marks all materials.

  • Operates forklifts, cranes, and other heavy equipment in a safe manner.

  • Participates in all inventories.

  • Performs other duties as needed by the Production Supervisor.

  • Conducts safety audits.

  • Other duties may be assigned.

  • Regular, reliable and predictable attendance is necessary in order to perform the essential functions of this position. 


 


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:



  • Ability to read preventive maintenance sheets and instruction manuals.

  • Writes weekly preventive maintenance reports.

  • Uses verbal communication skills on the radio and in working with Laborers, other drivers, and associates from other departments.

  • Reads pipe numbers and other markings, including fractions, tape measure, calculates peak loads and rigging loads.

  • Operates forklifts, spreader bar, grease gun, and gas pump.


 


EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:



  • Forklift certification or ability to obtain upon employment.

  • Ability to certify on Grader/Loader and other various industrial powered vehicles.

  • Overhead Crane certification or ability to obtain upon employment.


 


Northwest Pipe is an equal opportunity employer. As such, the Company considers individuals for employment according to their abilities and performance. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, age, religion, color, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law. All employment requirements mandated by local, state, and federal regulations will be observed.


 


 





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