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Fork Lift Operator / Block Plant - Lincoln

NEBCO, Inc. Lincoln, NE

Job Description

  We are currently recruiting to fill the following position:

Fork Lift Operator

Department / Location:  Reimers/Kaufman, Lincoln, NE



Operate a lift truck in a safe and efficient manner while yarding Concrete Masonry and Retaining wall units by performing the following duties:

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

Abide by Company Safety Program and Policies, while performing duties safely. Safely and efficiently utilize the forklift equipment.

Operate lift truck in a safe and efficient manner through levers and pedals to drive truck 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 and transports load to designated area.

Monitor and operate pertinent equipment for the wrapping of Concrete Masonry and Retaining wall products.

Coordinate yard storage with Yard staff.

Monitor and place pallets in cuber. Assist with cube line changeovers.

Maintain an inventory of shrink wrap film and pallets for production.

Remove waste material and waste product from plant area.

Assures product quality by assisting with maintenance and repairs of pertinent equipment.

Performs daily inspections and reports maintenance that may be required or performs minor repairs.

Assures equipment and plant area is clean.

Other duties may be assigned.

Education and/or Experience:

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

Language Skills:

Good written and verbal communication skills.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to follow supervisory directions and operate equipment in a safe and efficient manner.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

1 year of proven forklift experience. Must be able to pass company forklift certification at the start of employment.

Other Skills and Abilities:

Must have general maintenance knowledge and ability. Must have knowledge and ability to use hand and power tools. Must be self motivated and able to follow directions.  Must be able to move heavy pallet efficiently.

Other Qualifications:

Must have safety awareness and the ability to assure work is performed according to department safety standards.

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods of time; use hands and fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms, must have good dexterity skills and able to talk and hear. The employee is required to bend, stoop, squat, twist and climb on a repetitive basis, stand; walk and climb on stairs and ladders or balance. Must have good eyesight (may be corrected). The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside extreme hot and cold weather conditions. The employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee will work with equipment daily on a routine basis. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and moderate non-hazardous dust or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

Condition of Employment:

Candidate is required to meet the above qualifications, task frequency and PPE requirements.  Approval of pre-employment reference & background checks, and post offer drug/alcohol testing with back screens (if required) are required as conditions of employment.  This also applies to all transfers, fit-for-duty and return to work programs.



Job Details

Date Posted August 31, 2017
Date Closes September 30, 2017
Address 6200 Cornhusker
Located In Lincoln, NE
Work At Block Plant
Department Reimers/Kaufman, a Company of NEBCO, Inc.
Function Moving manufactured block materials
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, Based on Experience
Experience Level Intermediate (3-7 yrs. experience)
Mon: 8 am to 4 pm
Tue: 8 am to 4 pm
Wed: 8 am to 4 pm
Thu: 8 am to 4 pm
Fri: 8 am to 4 pm
Hours 40-50 hrs weekly hours per week; 4-10's, in season 5-10's
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 53-7121.00 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders
Zipcode 68529
Name Lin Blodgett
Address 1815 Y Street
City, State and Zip Lincoln, NE 68501
Phone 402-434-1743

This job offers the following benefits

  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Dependent-Care Spending Accounts
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health-Care Spending Accounts
  • Profit Sharing
  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Credit Union
  • Holiday Party
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Wellness Program
  • Merit Increases

This job requires the following skills

  • Construction Equipment Operation
  • Laborer
  • Material Moving
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Accepts and Learns From Criticism
  • Excellent Communications
  • Excellent Logic and Reasoning
  • Excellent Team Member
  • Positive Attitude
  • Problem Resolution
  • Strong Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Strong Time Management
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Manufacturing - Forklift Operator
  • Materials Handling Specialist
  • Forklift Operator
  • Material Handling
  • Switcher / Yardman

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