AECOM Fork Lift Operator in Barstow, California

Requisition/Vacancy No. 159208BR

Position Title Fork Lift Operator

Job Category Logistics and Supply Chain

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - California

City Barstow

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

Government

AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

MUST BE A US CITIZEN

AECOM is immediately hiring qualified Fork Lift Operators

Operates forklift capable of lifting 15,000 pounds as high as 168 inches to move, load, unload, transfer, transport, stack or unstack palletized goods, boxes, crates, merchandise, materials and supplies from one location to another. Operates a floor controlled electric bridge crane, on the loading dock with a capacity of ten tons to unload a variety of items from vehicles. Insures proper placement and attachment of weight handling gear, such as cables. ropes and slings. to lift cannon tubes, castings and other large and heavy equipment, while loading and unloading vehicles. Checks ropes. cables and other equipment for excessive wear or damage and obtains replacements as appropriate.

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Operates electric, diesel, or gasoline powered forklifts capable of lifting 10,000 pounds or more to a height of 212 inches to load, unload, stack, unstack, warehouse, and move shelters, conexes, crates, boxes, packages, pallets and palletized materials or loose items. Operates indoors or outdoors in all weather conditions working in outside storage areas and confined shop spaces. Moves systems, shelters, system components, and generally over sized materials through narrow aisles. Operates warehouse tractors with up to three dollies on a limited basis to move over sized system components, pallets, palletized materials, bar stock, and other materials requiring special handling.

Requires physical endurance to withstand the strain from vibration. May be required to lift and move items weighing up to 45 pounds. Works in inside and outside storage areas over rough and sometimes uneven or muddy terrain in all kinds of weather. Is exposed to dust and dirt, and the possibility of injury from shifting loads, toppling stacks, and equipment accidents.

Operates 2,000 to 6,000 pound capacity fork Lifts to load, unload, stack, unstack, re-warehouse, and move boxes, crates, packages, pallets, or Loose items; regulates forks and truck movement, exercising care to avoid overloading or improper stacking or movement of supplies and materials; performs drivers maintenance in accordance with established rules and regulations. Operates gasoline, battery, or gas-electric powered 3 or 4 wheeled tractors with up to 4 forward gears, towing loaded or unloaded dump cars, skids, or wheeled trailers. Couples and uncouples tractors and trailers automatically or manually under special circumstances. Exercises responsibility: for assuring security of Loads, to avoid trailer overloading, and to determine safe material loading. Picks up and delivers materials and equipment according to instructions and knowledge of storage and work sites, delivery and pickup points and their Locations. Performs drivers maintenance, before, during, and after service on both tractors and trailers in accordance with established rules and regulations. Fills out daily equipment log. Exerts effort required to operate hand and foot controls which start, turn, and stop forklifts and tractors, or which raise, lower, or tilt the load on the fork lift. When manually performing warehousing tasks, may lift and handle heavy items. Work also requires standing, bending, reaching. Work is performed inside warehouses, in bin rooms, in open storage areas and on receiving and shipping docks. The area may be cold, drafty, damp, or hot. Work is performed in close quarters in warehouses or bin aisles, ramps, platforms, etc. There is considerable possibility of injury from falling or dropping stock, of stacks toppling or Loads shifting because of improper Loading. Exposed to cuts, bruises, and lacerations from falling boxes, etc.

Minimum Requirements

  • May require a High School diploma or equivalent and 1-2 years of related experience. Computer skills are a requirement.

  • Requires valid state DOT drivers license and must obtain a TYAD operating permit.

  • HAZMAT training is required for any transporting of hazardous materials or waste. Training and licenses shall be at contractor expense.

  • Also includes material handler duties. Position may be predominantly forklift operation with minor material handling duties, or may be predominantly material handling with minor forklift operation duties.

  • Must be computer literate and able to function with basic programs, research, data input, etc.

  • May be required to pass a U.S. Government background security check.

  • Position requires a Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications N/A

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES:

Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.