Forklift Operator - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States

United States of America - California, Herlong

Job Summary

This position operates a manually controlled gasoline, electric or liquid propane gas powered forklift to transport goods and materials of all kinds. The forklift operator is responsible for preparing and arranging materials and products for distribution and storage.

Essential Responsibilities:

  1. Ensures that all requirements for inspection and accountability of products are maintained and free of damage.

  2. Manages all storage operations to include warehouse configurations, locator identification systems, and material handling operations. Reports quality variances.

  3. Responsible for accurate records and reports for inventory control and security, to include, requisitioning of all parts and materials required to support work site maintenance operation.

  4. Conforms to physical inventory procedures and schedules. Inventories are to be conducted in accordance with requirements of applicable task order regulations.

  5. Responsible for tracking Government Furnished Equipment (GFE) Property issue in support of contract.

  6. Comply with all applicable contractual programs and regulations, i.e. tools, safety, security, HAZMAT, support equipment, housekeeping and FOD prevention programs.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee frequently is required to walk; reach with hands and arms. Works around non-hazardous materials/waste lifting, stooping, crawling, bending, and carrying. Constant exposure to various forms of dust to include rubber dust, dust from steel shot, lime dust, garnet and sand. Constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, constant mental alertness, must possess planning/organizing skills. Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance. Position may require travel. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and extreme heat. The employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud, or may include unsafe conditions, questioning nonstandard operations or environmental factors that may involve unmitigated hazards, and providing feedback to supervisors and managers on all safety issues.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - AECOM enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the AECOM Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable AECOM Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

Minimum Requirements

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required.

  • Must have a valid a driver's license.

  • Must be able to pass physical.

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is required.

  • The successful candidate will have a minimum of one (1) year recent and related forklift operating experience.

  • Must be able to lift and carry items weighing 40 to 45 pounds.

  • Requires the ability to bend, stoop, crawl, climb and stand.

  • Successful candidate will be required to obtain and maintain a forklift license..

  • Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.

  • Must be available for any shift.

  • Willing to work weekends and other hours as needed.

  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English.

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Logistics and Supply Chain

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 230444BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.