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Heavy Equipment Operator (OR)

This position supports soil production activities by helping to ship, receive, store and move raw materials and other products by operating forklifts, skid steers, excavators, bulldozers and loaders

Core Values

  • Respect: Respect coworkers, customers, vendors and self. Shows respect for processes and methods related to job functions and company.
  • Integrity: Demonstrates integrity in work, professional relationships, processes and methods related to job functions and company.
  • Excellence: Demonstrates excellence in all areas of work including processes methods, relationships and professionalism.
  • Innovation: Demonstrates innovative solutions in job functions, methods, ideas, devices and company.

Job Specific Responsibilities

  • Ensure trucks are loaded and unloaded in a timely manner.
  • Ensure materials are stored in a timely manner and in the correct locations.
  • Fuel, clean and grease forklifts, skid steers, excavators, bulldozers and loaders when necessary and/or during down-time.
  • Safely operate forklifts, skid steers, excavators, bulldozers and loaders in accordance with state and federal laws and company policies.
  • Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures, and instructions.
  • Regular attendance and timeliness
  • All other tasks as assigned by the company.

Knowledge, Skill & Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Forklift, skid steer, excavator, bulldozer and loader training, experience and current certifications.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work positively in a team environment.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Able to complete work in an efficient and timely manner.
  • Observes safety and security procedures.

Physical Description                     

  • Typical Working Conditions
    • Warehouse environment.
    • Warehouse covered by California Proposition 65.
    • Exposure to hazardous materials.
    • Exposure to natural temperature fluctuations.
    • Exposure to varying noise levels.
    • Exposure to air particulates.
    • High levels of equipment traffic.
    • Exposure to moving machinery.
  • Equipment Used
    • Forklifts
    • Skid steers.
    • Loaders
    • Pallet jacks, electric and manual.
  • Essential Physical Tasks
    • Must occasionally lift approximately 60 lbs.
    • Must sit for extended periods of time.

Please Note

FoxFarm Soil & Fertilizer Company is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to an alcohol and drug free work environment. Pre-employment drug screening is required. No phone calls please.

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