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CP&P Industrial Lift Truck Operator (Forklift) in Summerville, South Carolina

General Summary of the Position:Operate industrial truck or tractors equipped to move materials around a warehouse, storage yard, factory, construction site, or similar location.Essential Functions:Operate individual lift trucks of various sizes and weights in the loading, hauling and unloading of various equipment, materials, and supplies.Perform routine inspection and preventive maintenance on assigned equipment and refer defects or repairs to supervisor; clean equipment.Load and unload product from trucks and trailers without damaging product.Perform all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.Ability to effectively communicate in writing and verbally.Ability to observe proper safety precautions.Ability to establish effective working relationships with other employees and supervisors.Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics:A valid forklift operators license is required or can be obtained.Successfully complete a classroom safety program.Operators licenses will be reviewed annually to determine eligibility.Operators must operate their forklift in a safe manner by being aware of hazards around them.Seat belts, if provided, must be worn at all times.Daily inspection records shall be available at the location the forklift is being stored.