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Jacksonville, FL, United States


Lift, move and position loads of long, heavy, steel joists ready for shipping. Have full operational knowledge of all primary pieces of equipment in a shipping yard, in particular the competent use of high capacity, pneumatic, heavy duty fork lifts.

Essential Functions

  • Ensure safe load hookups and determine the safety of loads.

  • Manipulate fork lift vehicle controls to regulate speed, direction and movement of materials.

  • Use hoisting attachments, such as hooks, slings or buckets as load requires.

  • Perform daily safety checks.

  • Inspect vehicles for defective parts and promptly notify management when needed.

  • Build and band loads for shipment and tag loads for shipment.

  • Maintain a positive work environment by behaving and communicating in an effective manner with customers, contractors, coworkers and supervisors.

  • Perform all tasks assigned safely.

  • Perform all tasks assigned safely.

Job Requirements:

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred;
  • Minimum 18 months experience as Forklift Operator in shipping/loading of heavy industrial, or structural fabrication operations, or similar;
  • Ability to read and understand order shipment paperwork;
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members and supervisor, applying common sense understanding to carry out written, oral or diagram instructions required.




EEO Statement:

Canam is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled and participates in the E-Verify program.