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Forklift Operator

Company: XPO
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:



What you'll need to succeed as a Forklift Operator at XPOMinimum qualifications:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Able to do basic math calculations, with and without a calculator
  • Available to work a variety of shifts due to varying freight volumes, including days, evenings, nights and weekends
  • Availability to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, overnights, weekends, and holidays Preferred qualifications:
    • Dock or warehouse experience in the transportation industry
    • Forklift experience in a freight or less-than-truckload (LTL) environment
    • Experience loading and unloading trailers
    • Strong attention to detail and desire to succeed About the Forklift Operator jobPay, benefits and more:
      • Experienced forklift operators can start at $26.38/hour
      • Full health insurance benefits are available on day one
      • Life and disability insurance
      • Earn up to 13 days of PTO over your first year
      • 10 paid company holidays
      • 401(k) option with company match
      • Education assistance What you'll do on a typical day:
        • Efficiently sort, handle, load and unload palletized and non-palletized freight
        • Use appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including pallet jack and forklift
        • Secure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies
        • Work in a safe, efficient manner, adhering to company safety policies
        • Use mobile handheld devices to scan and track shipments
        • Work on a dock that is not climate-controlled for extended periods Forklift Operators are required to:
          • Lift freight and other objects of various shapes, sizes and weights (frequently up to 50 lbs. and occasionally greater than 70 lbs.)
          • Safely walk and stand for extended periods on a loading dock that is not climate-controlled and may be slippery
          • Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel as necessary About XPOXPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you're looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status. All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test. The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification. Review XPO's candidate privacy statement here.

Keywords: XPO, Fort Worth , Forklift Operator, Professions , Fort Worth, Texas

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