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Forklift Operator

CoWorx Staffing Services

This is a Contract position in La Salle, IL posted May 1, 2021.

Move the freight that moves the world forward. As a forklift driver, you’ll play an important role in making sure freight gets where it needs to go. You’ll work alongside a top caliber management team that understands the transportation industry and how to bring out your best. Become a part of our growing, dynamic team and we’ll help you build a career you can be proud of.Job Requirements:What you’ll do on a typical day: Efficiently sort, handle, load and unload palletized and non-palletized freight Use appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including pallet jack, forklift and by hand Secure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies Work in a safe, efficient manner, adhering to company safety policies Use mobile handheld devices to scan and track shipments Work on a dock that is not climate-controlled for extended periods of time What you need to succeed – at a minimum, you’ll need: 6 months sit-down forklift experience To be at least 18 years of age Ability to do basic math calculations, with and without a calculator Availability to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends due to varying freight volumes It’d be great if you also have: Dock/warehouse experience in the transportation industry Forklift experience in a freight/less-than-truckload environment Experience loading and unloading trailers Desire to succeed with a strong attention to detail This job requires the ability to: Lift freight and other objects of various shapes, sizes and weights (up to 50 lbs. frequently and greater than 70 lbs. occasionally) Sort, handle, load and unload palletized and non-palletized freight using appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including a pallet jack, forklift and by hand Safely walk and stand for extended periods of time on a loading dock that is not climate-controlled and may be slippery Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel Be part of something big. If you have questions or want to connect with a local recruiter, call us at 815-410-4150!