Forklift Operator

Elkridge, Maryland

Type: Temporary

Job ID: 7437


Salary: $20.55$0 Per Hour

Posted Date: 04/26/2024

Job Description

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Forklift Operator  
Forklift Driver

Operates several equipment types including but not limited to baler, front-end loader, bobcat, candensifier, or forklift to transport or bind paper or other loose materials to facilitate handling by performing the following duties. 


  • Sorts and grades material.  
  • Fills and operates candensifier. 
  • Records materials or items received or distributed and marks materials with identifying information. 
  • Maintains inventory records. 
  • Compiles worksheets or tickets from customer specifications. 
  • Insures material is being fed properly onto conveyor. 
  • Coordinates flow of material.
  • Starts baler up on time, reads monitor which displays functions of baler and reacts quickly to machine prompts and alarms, and ensure proper operation. 
  • Monitors and documents downtime. 
  • Insures safety around working areas. 
  • Checks quality of material before it is baled or shipped. 
  • Coordinates with MRF Manager to see what material needs to be baled or shipped. 
  • Performs routine maintenance and daily inspection on equipment such as lubricating, fueling, and cleaning. 
  • Keeps supply of wire on hand for baler.
  • Operates loader, forklift, bobcat, or other equipment to move material to designated area. 
  • Keeps surrounding work areas clean. 
  • Unloads, tags, and stacks material in proper rows by raising and lowering lifting device. 
  • Loads or unloads materials into or out of trailers and railcars. 
  • Moves material from baler. 
  • Dumps containers, bins, and gaylords of materials. 
  • Reads loading, unloading sheets and bills of ladings. 
  • Completes necessary load and unload tally sheets. 
  • Inspects and grades wastepaper that is received at plant. 
  • Ensures vehicle condition reports are filled out properly as required by corporate guidelines. 
  • Complies with all safety policies and procedures. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Long Term 
Elkridge, MD
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