Large Fork Lift Operator

Full Time, Part Time
Schererville, Indiana
Posted 1 year ago

$18.36 – $19.62 an hour – Full-time

Full Job Description

Midwest Pipe Coating, Inc. – a manufacturer specializing in fusion-bonded epoxy coating applications – has an immediate opportunity for a Large Forklift Operator.

This position requires safe operation of a diesel forklift with a load capacity of 36,000 lbs in an outdoor yard environment year-round.

Responsibilities include:

  • Safely operating all equipment in accordance with the manufacturer’s operating manual
  • Reading and understanding forklift load charts
  • Correctly calculating load weights
  • Identifying steel bar and pipe to be transported based on information tags and/or stencils
  • Transporting, moving and stacking steel bar and pipe with a forklift
  • Loading and unloading steel bar and pipe from trucks, tractor-trailers and/or railroad cars
  • Transporting, moving and stacking pallets and steel 55 gallon drums with a forklift
  • Monitoring forklift engine fluid levels on a daily basis (i.e. motor oil, hydraulic fluid)
  • Conducting daily equipment inspections and reporting equipment failures to the supervisor
  • Assisting with equipment maintenance and repairs
  • Accurately completing work orders and shipping documentation (verbal and written)
  • Keep production lines supplied with empty containers and packaging materials as needed
  • Handling wood block materials (saddles)
  • General housekeeping duties in the warehouse and/or production areas to maintain a safe and clean work area
  • Other duties as assigned

Candidates must possess a valid driver’s license plus a high school diploma or GED

Two (2) years previous experience operating a diesel forklift (minimum load capacity of 36,000 lbs) is highly preferred, but not required.

Midwest Pipe Coating provides a competitive compensation package including medical, dental, vision, life insurances, STD and LTD as well as a 401(k) plan with a company match.

Qualified applicants should submit a resume including salary requirements.

Benefit Conditions:

  • Waiting period may apply

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

Work Remotely

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.36 – $19.62 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Diesel Forklift: 2 years (Preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Required)
  • Night Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Job Features

Job Category



High School Equivalency

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