Forklift Operator

Oct 06, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
OVERVIEW: Safely operates forklift to move vessels in and out of the water. Also moves land based vessels to designated work, storage or sales areas. POSITION RELATIONSHIPS: Reports To: Service Manager or Marina ManagerKey Internal Relationships: Service Department, Sales Department Direct Reports: N/A JOB REQUIREMENTS: Complete MarineMax forklift certification Maintain valid driver's license KEY TASKS: ?? Proper and safe operation of the forklift to ensure safe and timely moving, blocking and placement of all vessels on the sales lot, service facility and in water ?? Place vessels safely into to high and dry storage, if applicable ?? Properly secure vessels to docks, seawalls, etc ?? Proper and safe use of slings/shackles ensuring safe movements ?? Places keel blocks, boat stands and support blocks under vessel appropriate to the size of the boat ?? Slides and positions hull support blocks and frames against boat bottom for vertical support ?? Mounts propellers on shafts to prepare boats for launching, when applicable ?? Ensure all drain plugs or water pickups are secure, when applicable?? Power-wash vessels when removed from salt/fresh water ?? Proper and safe operation of vessels while maneuvering in/out of marina. ?? Assist customers while docking, tying, boarding and unboarding vessels providing professional customer service ?? Monitoring gauges, dials and other indicators to make sure machinery/equipment is working properly. ?? Checks equipment daily for proper fluid levels and general operation including hydraulic lines and hydraulic fittings, forks and straps condition, report any maintenance/repair issues to management ?? Report any needed dock repairs to proper management, including electrical, water, lines and dock boards. ?? Assist with boat shows and other on/off-site promotions ?? Other duties as assigned KEY RESULT AREAS: ?? Knowledge of machinery and tools, including their designs, uses, benefits, repair and maintenance. ?? Safe operation of all equipment. ?? Ability to work well with others ?? Customer satisfaction and enthusiasm/FANS Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled