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Forklift Operator

Portland - Oregon - United States - Oil, Gas & Mining - Oil & Gas - Construction, Commissioning & Operations - Other

Here at Brunel, we are always looking for Forklift Operators who are interested in getting their foot in the door or are looking to gain more enterprise/operator project experience. If that is you, apply today!

Feel free to contact

Kelsey Davis, Account manager

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About this role

The main function of a forklift/heavy machine operator is to operate industrial trucks or machinery in a warehouse, storage yard, factory, construction site, or similar location. A typical forklift/heavy machine operator is responsible for the operation of heavy machinery to safely move product load around the facility.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Review product load for accuracy and ensure timely and complete delivery;
  • Perform routine maintenance on vehicles and auxiliary equipment such as cleaning, lubricating or fueling;
  • Weigh materials or products, and record weight and other production data on tags or labels;
  • Signal workers to discharge, dump or level materials;
  • Expected to be on your feet majority of the day with being able to lift anywhere from 25-70 lbs. It’s a very physical demanding job on top of operating a forklift;
  • Materials include- moving lubricating oils in cases and drums with operating a forklift up to 50,000 lbs. on the machine;
  • Worker will be operating sit down forklifts and golf carts when needed.


  • Conoco Phillips or any oil and gas experience has worked well in the past for candidates coming into the position.

IMPORTANT: Need to be flexible to work all shifts. The worker will be training on the day shift for the first couple of weeks – if the shift is changing for the worker, they will receive a two day notice.

About you


  • Verbal communication skills, attention to detail, team player and problem-solving skills;
  • Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods;
  • The ability to track packages through a computer system and basic math with counting materials/pieces;
  • Labor intensive role, Lifting, safety sensitive, reliability is key.

Must Have/Education:

  • High school diploma or GED required;
  • Forklift operating license is required;
  • 5-7 years manufacturing experience required.

What we offer

Brunel Energy provides specialist personnel to the international oil & gas, petrochemical, power generation and construction industries. Our clients are predominantly major operating companies and international engineering or construction companies. Through a network of 40 offices in 5 continents (Europe, Americas, Asia, Africa and Australia) we currently second over 8,000 Technical Engineering Specialists to the largest multinational Oil & Gas Companies and major EPC Contractors, through well-established global supply agreements.


  • Contract, Contract-to-Hire and Full-time Perm
  • W2, 1099 or C2C
  • Competitive wages and benefit package.

About us

Our client is one of the world's leading integrated Energy companies. This top 10 Fortune 500 Corporation has pioneered everything from upstream exploration and production, midstream transportation, power and trading, to downstream manufacturing and retail.


  • Vacancy number: PUB158162
  • Location: Portland
  • Market: Oil, Gas & Mining
  • hours per week: -1
  • Branche: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Other
  • Area of Expertise: Construction, Commissioning & Operations
  • Closing date: Friday, May 18, 2018
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Kelsey Davis

Account manager Brunel Energy USA Houston

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