counterbalance forklift operator in pickering

job type
$ 18.07 per hour
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job details

pickering, ontario
job category
Industrial Support
job type
$ 18.07 per hour
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job description

What will you be doing?

- Perform freight handling using appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including,
but not limited to forklift, pallet jack, hand truck
- Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures
- Verify documentation matches freight description, including, but not limited to type,
weight, and hazardous materials, using current electronic and manual system
- Secure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies, including, but not
limited to pallets, straps, rope
- Recoup/repair damaged freight when necessary
- Verify and complete required documentation and reports
- Assist customers with freight and freight documentation as needed
- Perform other duties as required

What's in it for you?

-Great opportunity to get your foot in the door at a huge, reputable company
-Opportunity for permanent hire, with room for growth within the company
-Monday-Friday work
-Two shifts available, afternoons and overnight positions
-Starting wage of over $18/ hour!!

What's required?

- High school diploma/equivalent or 2 years dock experience
- Valid counterbalance forklift certificate needed
- Ability to lift/carry hand freight of varying weights several times a week, to lift dock
plates weighing approximately 100 pounds, and to open trailer doors requiring
approximately 75 pounds of lift force, up to several times per day or more
- Ability to bend, twist, squat, pushing/pulling freight throughout shift
Previous dock/warehouse experience preferred
- Able to count and perform basic math, with or without a calculator
- Basic written and verbal communication skills
- Able to follow instructions and complete required training
- Able to work alone or as a team member
- Dock environment; exposure to varied weather conditions, exhaust, fumes, dust, noise


Randstad Canada
Randstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply.

Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.

For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.