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Cherry Picker / Fork Lift Operator

Company: Gulf Island Fabrication
Location: Harvey
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description:POSITION TITLE: Cherry Picker / Fork Lift Operator in the Harvey area. Must be located within 25 miles from our Harvey, LA locationREPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: This position reports directly to the Yard Foreman / Operations Manager Primary Purpose(Cherry Picker / Fork Lift) will make safe and controlled lifts utilizing diesel powered, hydraulic operated Cherry Picker and / or Fork Lift, to lift and lower, stack, move tool boxes, equipment, or materials by performing the following duties. Essential Functions-- Moves levers and presses pedals and control movement of lifting apparatus.-- Positions forks, lifting platform, or other lifting device under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, boxes, products, or materials or equipment and transports load to designated area.-- Unloads and stacks material by raising and lowering lifting device.-- Be able to estimate weights of materials and equipment and records weight on tags and labels.-- Load or unloads materials from trucks or materials and equipment in yard.-- Performs basic maintenance of equipment, checks fluids of equipment, recharges batteries, fills fuel tank, checks engine oil.Physical Requirements-- Standing- This is an essential job function/physical requirement. -- Walking- This is an essential job function/physical requirement. -- Turning, twisting, bending, and stooping - These physical requirements are essential job functions. -- Pushing and Pulling - These physical requirements are essential job functions. -- Reaching, forward and reaching overhead - These are essential job functions /physical requirements. -- Climbing - This is an essential job function /physical requirement. -- Balancing, feeling, talking hearing, and seeing - These are all considered normal physical duties/requirements and would be needed /required to work in this industrial environment in a safe and efficient manner.-- Lifting - employees must lift to 25 pounds and occasionally 50-75 pounds.Job Requirements-- Must be able to pass pre-employment physical and drug screen-- Must be able to pass a background check.-- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.-- Onshore mobile Hydraulic / Cherry Picker certification -- 5 yrs. experience operating 15-ton cherry picker is preferred.Experience and Education: -- High school diploma or equivalent.Environmental Conditions 80 to 90% of the work activities are performed outdoors. Individuals will be required to work in changes of temperature, hot, cold, humid, wet, and dry conditions, dust, mud, etc., along with other conditions in an industrial work environment.Gulf Island will not sponsor applications for work visas. Additionally, applicants for employment with Gulf Island must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Accordingly, Gulf Island will not consider applications from candidates who require the company to sponsor a work visa and who are not currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.Requirements:PI200904133

Keywords: Gulf Island Fabrication, New Orleans , Cherry Picker / Fork Lift Operator, Other , Harvey, Louisiana

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