Costco Airdrie, AB, Canada
Oct 17, 2017Full time
Power Equipment Operator Job Description Operates and maintains power equipment such as clamp or fork sit-down lift truck and electric pallet jack to move and prepare goods in/out of the depot. Requirements Daily tasks and responsibilities : · Operates clamp or fork sit-down lift truck to unload trailers and palletize floor-loaded goods. Transfers pallets of received goods to shipping lanes set up by warehouse or to other areas of the depot. Transfers empty pallet stacks within the depot. · Operates electric pallet jack to move pallets of received goods to shipping lanes or to other areas of the depot. · Operates fork sit-down lift truck to load delivery trailers. Scans outgoing goods as loaded to generate computerized shipping manifest. Completes all shipping documents according to Costco procedures. · Hand stacks unpalleted goods for efficient use of trailer space. Maximizes cube space and distributes weight evenly over trailer axles. · Inspects condition of goods for quality, safety and stability. Secures goods on pallets with shrink wrap and labels for shipping. Verifies that the pallets being used are to Costco standards. · Informs managers of any discrepancies or problems. · Monitors power equipment and conducts daily inspections. Exchanges and inspects power equipment batteries. · Cleans up and clears work area of any debris or trip hazards. Follows safety procedures. · Counts and logs incoming and outgoing pallets. Loads and unloads trailers of pallets using manual and electric pallet jacks and power lift trucks · Provides prompt, courteous member service. Non-Essential Functions and Tasks: · Assists in other departments of the depot as necessary. Qualifications (Costco-specific or industry-specific skills that candidates must possess): · Education/Training: High school diploma or GED preferred. · Licenses/Certifications: Costco Food Safety Certification – Level 1 required. Costco Power Equipment Operator certification required. · Experience: Costco Power Equipment Operator experience preferred. Knowledge and talents recommended for job success: NOTE: For postings in Quebec locations, candidates must be able to communicate in French (oral and written).