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Machine Operator Forklift

Moline, Illinois, United States
15.00 hr
August 28, 2017

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Professional Summary

Over ** years of experience working as a Shop Helper, a Machine Operator, and a Wheel barader in industries including Building Construction, General Contractors, and Operative Builders, Business Services and Fabricated Metal Products, Machinery and Transportation Equipment. Most recently, I have been working as a Shop Helper at Olympic Steel from March 2011 to August 2012. My skills and experiences include: Cabling, Calipers, Hoisting Equipment, Machine Operation, Shipping, and forklift driving.

Professional Experience

Xpac September 2013 to Jan. 2017

Fork lifter/Saw Cutter Milan, IL

Forklift operator of shipping and receiving, machine operator

Shop Helper

Mar. 2011 to Aug. 2013

Olympic Steel, Bettendorf, IA

Crane operator, forklift, shot bl

Machine Operator

Mar. 2007 to Jan. 2013

Production Cutting, East Moline, IL

Certified gas/propane forklift operator. Preheated work piece, using hand torch and heating furnace, operations of cutting steel with a sedling and oxygen gas torch. Cleaned and degreased parts, using wire brush, portable grinder and chemical bath. Review layouts, blueprints, diagrams and work orders in preparation for welding and cutting metal components.


Jan. 2005 to Sept. 2007

Moline Forge, Moline, IL

Started pumps. Ensured safe tank levels. Ensured that residual material was removed. Added specified amounts of chemicals to equipment. Maintained solution levels and concentrations. Washed and removed impurities from surfaces and parts. Started conveyors. Inspected machines to detect malfunctions. Lubricated mechanical parts of machines, using hand tools and grease guns. Maintained master cleaning schedule. Conducted clean up inspections. Marked cleaned equipment.


Shipping and Receiving

Sept. 1999 to dec2004

Arch mirror, Bettendorf, IA

Certified propane forklift operator. Verified and kept records on incoming, outgoing shipments and maintained inventory. Prepared items for shipment by inserting items into containers, using spacers, fillers and protective padding. Stamped, stenciled and glued identifying information and shipping instructions onto crates and containers. Unpacked and examined incoming shipments, rejected damaged items, recorded shortages and corresponded with shipper to rectify damages and shortages.

Dock Worker

July 1998 to aug1999

Roadway Express, Rock Island, IL

Load and unload trucks with fork lift

Education and Professional Development

1989 Rocky High School Rock Island, Illinois


Technical or Computer Skills

Calipers/Micrometers, Crane Operator, Forklift, Mechanic Tools, Oil/Tire Change, Steel-Toed Boots, Warehouse / Production, Cabling, Calipers, Hand Torches, Heavy Equipment, Hoisting Equipment, Machine Operation, Micrometers, Portable Grinders, Repair, Sandblasting, Shipping, Welding, Welding Equipment, cleaning, grease guns, hand tools

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