• Forklift Operator I

    Posted: 10/10/2021

    Forklift Operator I

    Job Category: Manufacturing Industrial
    Requisition Number: FORKL002560
    • Location - MG Convent, LA (Convent, LA 70723, USA)

      MG Convent, LA

      91130 Winnie Road

      Convent, LA 70723, USA
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    Job Details
    The Forklift Operator I must be capable of operating a forklift in a galvanizing facility.  This individual should have a working knowledge of material handling and unloading materials off of trucks.  The Forklift operator I is still in the training and learning stages. They are mostly unloading basic incoming loads and laying the steel out with comparable steel in the yard. This ensures the yard remains in a neat and efficient order. This role will be at the beginning stages of bringing steel into the shop to begin the acid treatment.


    • Customer Focus
    • Decision Quality
    • Business Insight
    • Drives Results
    • Collaborates
    • Communicates Effectively
    • Courage
    • Instills Trust
    • Manages Ambiguity


    • Learns and follows safety regulations.
    • Takes actions to avoid potential hazards or obstructions, such as other equipment, other workers, or falling objects.
    • Monitors operations to ensure that health and safety standards are met.
    • Adjusts handwheels and depresses pedals to control attachments.
    • Starts engines, moves throttles, switches, or levers, or depresses pedals to operate machines.
    • Coordinates machine actions with other activities, positioning or moving loads in response to hand or audio signals from team members.
    • Loads and moves equipment, or other materials, using fork trucks or related equipment.
    • Checks fuel supplies at sites to ensure adequate availability.
    • Performs operator maintenance on fork trucks.
    • Inspects equipment before use.
    • Locates material using project numbers and piecemarks.


    • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
    • Ability to read and interpret typed reports and schedules required.
    • Certifications or prior experience using moving machinery, such as forklifts, preferred.
    • Working knowledge of material handling, banding, palletizing, and loading on to truck preferred.
    • Ability to perform basic operator maintenance on fork trucks required.
    • Must complete on-site training and demonstrate safe operation of machinery.

    Millennium Galvanizing is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.

    Millennium Galvanizing is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request information regarding reasonable accommodation, contact your Human Resource Business Partner.



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    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)