MHE Operator - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee

Puerto Rico

Job Summary
The Material Handling Equipment (MHE) Operator primarily operates 4K to 30K forklifts and related vertical handling equipment/vehicles.
Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
  • Operate forklifts and related machinery and/or vehicles; on some contracts, may also operate Rough Terrain Container Handlers (RTCHs)
  • Analyze equipment requests to determine most efficient mode of uploading and downloading material
  • Coordinate with Movement Control Team and their customers to schedule movements
  • Survey and plan all loads prior to execution
  • Ensure equipment is properly utilized, maintained, and stored
  • Safely load and carry various awkward and heavy materials
  • Assist leadership in ensuring personnel are operating efficiently, safely, and according to procedures
  • Complete necessary documentation, reporting, and office duties
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Knowledge & Skills
  • Knowledge of shop math
  • Skill in preparing operational activity reports, quality control assessments, and safety documentation
  • Familiar with DOD organization
  • Fluent in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding English
  • Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment

Experience & Education

  • Minimum two (2) years of verifiable experience as an MHE Operator including evaluating equipment capabilities and limitations
  • Prefer OCONUS experience operating equipment in an environment with military services, commercial agencies, and host nation elements
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Prefer Equipment Operator training and certificate from National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER), verifiable military or civilian Equipment Operator training from construction field, or related certification issued by a previous employer
  • Additional experience/education may be required by contract or assignment

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Ability to lift fifty (50) pounds, bend, stoop, and work safely around equipment, materials, supplies, and other items to be handled
  • Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
  • Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions


  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally