Job Details

  • Title: Forklift Operator
  • Code: RCI-10679
  • Location: Ontario California (CA) 91761
  • Posted Date: 07/31/2020
  • Duration: 4 Months
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  Job Description

All of the openings will be on second shift 2pm to 10:30 pm.

Job Description:

• Operates powered industrial truck/lift truck. Move, organize and maintain inventory of 500 or more material pallets. Receive new pallet shipments from suppliers. Inspect and remove damaged units from inventory. Inform shipping manager of needs for new purchases. Load/Unload Conveyors, Trailer, Vans, Containers, Loading Docks. Perform daily lift truck inspection.
• Inspect lift truck and complete daily log sheet at beginning of each shift
• Load/Unload all materials from Loading docks, Conveyors, Trailers, Vans, Containers.
• Inspect, sort and store pallets returned from production facility
• Receive, inspect and store shipments of new pallets; bring delivery receipts to purchasing manager
• Perform a physical count of inventory when necessary; report findings to shipping manager
• Inspect damaged pallets; sort and load pallets into enclosed trailer for return to supplier
• Operate manual pallet jack to move empty pallets inside return trailer
• Maintain yard/dock cleanliness; remove scrap production material from pallets, pick up scrap wood and garbage from work area
• Manually lift and handle individual pallets weighing up to 50 lbs. several times per day
• Maintain good housekeeping state in shipping area(s)


• Maintain lift truck operator license; attend four hours annual training for renewal
• Safe Work Practice certification and one hour annual training
• Excellent hand-eye and foot-eye coordination for safe operation of lift truck
• Physical agility to turn and twist neck and torso up to 60 times per hour
• Basic math skills to counting extensive inventory
• Maintain safe work environment for operator and other workers
• Operate truck and move material in a safe and professional manner in outdoor environment


Never - Not required.
Occasionally (Occas.) - up to 33% of the shift spent in this activity.
Frequently (Freq.) - up to 66% of the shift spent in this activity.
Continuously (Cont.) - from 67% to 100% of shift spent in this activity.

Job Demands:

• Standing: Remain on one’s feet in an upright position at a workstation without moving about. – Activity: asphalt, concrete or inside semi trailer
• Walking: Move about on foot. - The worker will constantly walk alternate with standing on all types of surfaces (cement, linoleum, grated surfaces, uneven ground, etc.). – Activity: asphalt, concrete or inside semi trailer. Distance of up to 500 feet at a time
• Sitting: Remain in the normal seated position. – Activity: on seat of forklift
• Bend/Stoop: Bend body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. – Activity: normal job tasks
• Kneeling: Bend legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees. – Activity:
• Crouching: Bend body downward and forward by bending legs and spine. – Activity: normal job tasks
• Crawling: To move entire body along a surface with hip/knee flexion and arm extension/flexion. – Activity:
• Twisting: To rotate upper trunk to right or left from neutral while sitting or standing. – Activity: driving forklift
• Balancing: To maintain body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, crouching or running on narrow, slippery or erratically moving surfaces. – Activity:
• Climbing: To ascend or descend ladders, scaffolding, stairs, poles or inclined surfaces. – Activity: 2 steps up to forklift; 5 steps up portable stairs; and 7 steps up to production office
• Lifting: To exert physical strength necessary to move objects from one level to another. – Activity: Wood or plastic pallets up to 80” x 110”; scrap metal; clipboard.
• Carrying: Transport an object, usually holding it in the hands or arms, or on the shoulders. Activity: Wood or plastic pallets up to 80” x 110”; scrap metal; clipboard.
• Pushing: To exert force on/against an object in order to move it away. – Activity: Manual pallet jack with up to 20 pallets. Can push/pull up to 1000 lbs. .
• Pulling: To draw towards oneself in a particular direction, or into a particular position. – Activity: Manual pallet jack with up to 20 pallets. Can push/pull up to 1000 lbs. .
• Reaching: Extend the hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction. – Activity: normal job tasks
• Hand/Grasp: Seize, hold, grasp, turn or otherwise work with hand or hands (fingering not involved). – Activity: Grip and manipulate lift truck controls, steering wheel and seat belt; Grip and use tape measure; grasp and maneuver pallets, scrap material.
• Fingering: Pick, pinch or otherwise work with fingers primarily (rather than with whole hand or arm as in handling). – Activity: hand write inspection log sheet; sign for deliveries
• Feeling: Perceive attributes of objects such as size, shape, temperature or texture by means of receptors in the skin, particularly those of fingertips. – Activity:
• Foot Controls. – Activity: manipulate lift truck foot controls
• Communicate with sound. – Activity: with co-workers
• Vision: Clarity at near & far, depth, color, and field –Activity: to view work area/driving