Forklift Operator/Yard worker

Trench Plate Rental Co - Houston, TX

Trench Plate Rental Company has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Yard Forklift Operator / Yard Worker for our Houston, TX. Branch.

Summary: Operating up to a 28,000 lb. capacity forklift, you will stage, load and offload trench plates and shoring equipment onto and off of crane and flatbed trucks according to rental contracts, load sheet line items and disputer/driver instructions. You will be responsible for cleaning, adjusting, calibrating, repairing and storing shoring equipment and trench plates to ensure they function properly when rented to clients. You will manage and maintain accurate daily inventory. Use power tools (grind, finish, drill etc.) when necessary to accomplish the above.

Essential job responsibilities:
Load and unload company and customer trucks with rental equipment in accordance to specific rental contract and dispatcher instructions.
Help Load and off load trucks manually as required.
Provide excellent teamwork with dispatchers, drivers, other yard workers and customers.
You will convey materials and items from receiving or production areas to storage or to other designated areas.
Sort and place materials or items on racks, shelves, bins and other storage locations according to predetermined sequence such as size, type, style, color, or product code.
Know and adhere to all T.P.R. Codes of Safe Practices.
Occasionally work before or after regular hours and weekend hours.
Be able to work flexible work schedule when requested.
Follow direction and follow through with little or no supervision.
Regular and punctual attendance is required.
Maintain facilities cleanliness and adhere to all local, state and federal regulations.
Provide excellent quality control and inventory management skills.
Physical demands: Ability to stoop, kneel, squat, climb onto and off of trucks, forklifts, trailers. Frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; extreme cold; extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is moderate. PPE must be worn as required.

QUALIFICATIONS: Required education, licenses, experience and skills:

Construction or yard laborer background: 3-5 years.
28,000 lb. capacity forklift operator experience 1 year.
Ability to drive a 5 ton truck.
Good communication and, self-motivated, able to effectively interact and provide excellent customer service.
Hard worker with excellent listening, teamwork and learning skills.
Leadership skills- effectively present information, instruction and request in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and co-workers.
Basic math skills- add, subtract, multiply, and divide and basic understanding of percentages.
Valid class C Driver's License.
High school diploma.
Why work at TPRCO: We offer a comprehensive and generous benefit package.

Excellent medical, dental, vision plan
401(k) plan
Profit sharing plan
Health Care flexible spending account
Basic and Voluntary life insurance
Paid Vacation
8 Paid Holidays
Paid Birthday and Anniversary Holiday
About us: Trench Plate Rental Co. (TPR) is a multi-state construction rental corporation with over 35 years of excellent performance. We offer Trench Plates, Steel Trench Boxes, Aluminum Shoring and many other items associated with Excavation Shoring. We have locations in California, Nevada, Texas, Illinois, Colorado, Alabama, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Utah, New Mexico and Florida, and our Corporate Offices are in Downey, California.

Job Type: Full-time non-exempt

Trench Plate Rental Company is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V

Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender, identity, gender expression, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.