Forklift Driver - Operator up to $18 an hour! in Tukwila, WA at Allegiance Staffing

Date Posted: 9/1/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    400 Industry Drive
    Tukwila, WA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/1/2018

Job Description

Forklift Driver / Operator up to $18 an hour!

Allegiance Staffing has partnered with a 3PL in Kent to identify forklift operators and warehouse associates for their distribution team. These positions are for career orientated individuals that come with an increase in pay and benefits after successfully completing the review period. Forklift drivers need to be able to work independently to complete tasks with minimum supervision. This warehouse operates Monday through Friday from 8:00am-4:30pm. (flexibility in start and end times a must)

Forklift / Freight Duties

  • Loading and unloading items
  • Pulling orders
  • Client has both stand-up and sit-down forklifts
  • Keep work area clean. Place an emphasis on safety.
  • Efficiently sort, handle, load and unload freight using appropriate motorized and manual equipment, including pallet jack and by hand as needed.
  • Utilize mobile hand held devices for tracking shipments.
  • Safely climb in and out of trailers.
  • Lift freight and other objects of various shapes, sizes and weights (up to 50 lbs. frequently and greater than 75 lbs. occasionally).
  • Secure freight inside trailers using appropriate tools and supplies (e.g. pallets, straps, rope).
  • Safely walk and stand for extended periods of time on a loading dock that is not climate-controlled and may be slippery.
  • Safely walk, reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel as necessary to perform the job duties.
  • Verify and complete required documentation and reports.
  • Adhere to company safety policies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Prompt, daily attendance at assigned work location.

Forklift / Freight Qualifications

  • 1 year of recent forklift experience (operation within the last 6 months)
  • Order picking experience a must
  • Loading and unloading experience
  • Experience with a hand scanner helpful

Job Requirements

Warehouse / Fulfillment Center Requirements:

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Highly motivated individual with attention to detail.
  • Ability to count and perform basic math, with or without a calculator.
  • Basic written and verbal communication skills (documentation, communication with peers, supervisors, etc.)
  • Ability to bend, twist, squat, and lift over head while stacking, pushing / pulling freight and materials throughout shift.
  • Ability to stand or walk for long periods of time (duration of shift) while performing job duties.
  • Ability to follow instructions and complete required training.
  • Ability to work independently and/or as a team member.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

About Allegiance:

Allegiance Staffing is a private Women Owned Business Enterprise and has been in business successfully for over 20 years. We pride ourselves on the highest forms of customer service which has garnered Allegiance with some of the Top Publicly Traded and Top Privately-Owned companies in the Pacific NW. Allegiance Staffing is as diverse as its clientele list. We pride ourselves on our client's satisfaction by meeting today's challenging workplace demands. We assist companies with Temporary, Temporary to hire and Direct Placement of office, warehouse and professional positions.