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Forklift Operator/Barge Deckhand

Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Here at Central Stone Company, we have spent the last 135+ years working to be the best at what we do.Through our limestone aggregate products, we provide the foundation to connect people with their friends, families, and work.Although most don't realize it, our products are used to build the homes, roads, and bridges that people throughout the Midwest use every day of their lives!

We are a mid-size, family-owned company that strives to provide our employees with a great place to work while providing for their families.While we strive to be the best, we do it with an attitude that is humble, accessible, and down-to-earth.As one of the largest privately owned U.S. aggregate companies, we have a proven track record of stability, with know-how that has been passed down and built upon throughout the generations.

We are currently seeking candidates for a Forklift Operator/Barge Deckhand to join our JB Terminal location in St. Louis. This is a unique opportunity to work on land and water at a barge operation performing a wide array of tasks, often utilizing a fork truck or assisting with general labor tasks. This is a full time, Monday through Friday, day shift position, with occasional Saturdays and overtime required. Our ideal candidate would have experience in both barge operations and forklift traininghowever we are happy to train as long as you have experience in either one of the aforementioned areas. Work ethic and attendance is not trainable, so please be sure you possess those attributes before applying.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance, paid Holidays and Vacation, 401k with Company match, a Company vehicle, and more!

Major responsibilities include:

  • Working around water at depths up to 50 feet
  • Able to climb a ladder up to 20 feet
  • Remove and replace barge lids
  • Sweeping, shoveling and general cleaning related to barge unloading
  • Rigging of cargo
  • Unloading cargo from a barge to a storage area or customer trucks
  • Complete necessary paperwork accurately and legibly
  • Operating a fork truck while moving product throughout facility Candidate Requirements:
    • Safety-focused
    • Experience in operating a forklift and skid steer
    • Light Mechanical Skills
    • Self-motivated
    • Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions

      This is a great time to join our team.If this description sounds like you, apply today!

      Pre-employment drug screen, physical, and background checks required.Central Stone Company is an EO-Affirmative Action employer for all, including Women, Minorities, Veterans, and Individuals with disabilities.

Keywords: CENTRAL STONE COMPANY, St. Louis , Forklift Operator/Barge Deckhand, Other , Saint Louis, Missouri

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