BEDROCK: Material Handler

Job Description:

Primary Function:

Operating a powered industrial vehicle (forklift; sit down, stand up and scissor lift styles) and moving raw metal assembled and non-assembled components, also loads, unloads and moves materials within or near plant, yard or work site

Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets, racks, unitainers and shelves
  • Loads materials into vehicles or forklifts and installs strapping, bracing and padding to prevent shifting or damage in transit
  • Conveys materials to or from storage or work sites to designated areas using forklift or other device
  • Keeps inventory organized and in proper locations
  • All other duties assigned by management


  • The employee performing this job must have knowledge of operating powered industrial vehicles in conjunction with constant pedestrian activity in a safe manner.
  • Must be able to distinguish between a grill guard, replacement front end, back bumper, headache rack, etc.
  • Must be able to learn and understand part numbers


  • Ability to use all applicable machinery and equipment
  • Ability to be trained on the job
  • Ability to work together with a team
  • Must be able to obtain forklift license

Physical Requirements:

  • Driving and operating a stand up and/or sit down forklift up to 10 (ten) hours per day (67-100%)
  • Must be able to stand up to ten (10) hours daily (67-100%)
  • Must be able to obtain parts and supplies 10-50 feet away (0-33%)
  • Must be able to walk, climb, reach, stoop, bend, kneel, squat and twist waist frequently (34-66%)
  • Must be able to rotate wrists and shoulders frequently (34%-66%)
  • Must be able to use hands for repetitive grasping, pushing, pulling and manipulation (34-66%)
  • Must be able to use foot for repetitive movement as in operating foot controls (0-33%)
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds frequently (34-66%) and 75 pounds assisted (team manual lift or with hoist) lift occasionally (0-33%) from one (1) to four (4 ) feet levels
  • Must be able to carry 40 pounds occasionally (0-33%) from 10 to 60 feet distances

Work Environment (this position requires that the employee be able to work in and around the following elements):

  • Indoors and Outdoors
  • Loud Environments
  • Extreme heat or cold (weather-related)
  • Wet or humid conditions (weather-related)
  • Fumes from equipment or airborne particles