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Forklift Operator Warehouse

Carroll, IA
May 21, 2021

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Elwyn Good

623-***-**** Carroll, IA 51401


I am a qualified forklift operator with 35yrs plus experience.

I worked for a company that contracted to others for services such as loading and offloading product from transport.

Either staging or stowing into warehousing. I am forklift certified.

One of my other jobs was machinery and plant maintenance.


Storage procedures

Safety protocols

Loading dock staging

Warehouse organization

Equipment maintenance

Truck loading and unloading

Forklift operation

Order pulling and preparation

Shipping operations

Certified forklift operator

Certified Pallet Jack Operator


Warehouse Associate/Forklift Operator, Southwest Industrial Rigging, September 2011-September 2020

Phoenix, AZ

Transferred materials to and from warehouses, production lines and packaging lines.

Unloaded incoming items from trucks and rail cars and transported materials to staging area.

Maneuvered forklift over and around loaded pallets, boxes and other materials.

Contributed to profitability by training new employees on safe, efficient use of forklift equipment and through troubleshooting machines to maintain optimal performance and limit overtime cost.

Maintained current forklift training and certification as required by company policies.

Secured loads on pallets to minimize damage and worker injuries.

Identified and troubleshot issues with equipment and completed basic repairs to restore functionality.

Drove industrial vehicles and equipment to transport goods and materials, load and unload designated trailers and route trucks.

Tied and secured loads to prevent shifting or damage to items.

Sustained forklift functionality by following operating instructions, troubleshooting breakdowns and performing preventive maintenance.

Filled out inspection logs at beginning of each shift.

Weighed materials and recorded weights on tags, labels and production schedules.

Relocated goods from dock area to appropriate storage locations.

Inspected lifts before use to prevent damage to goods.

Picked up warehouse debris and deposited waste into appropriate piles and stacked baled trash.

Located, pulled and prepared orders.

Received, inspected and stocked incoming shipments.

Loaded or unloaded shipments on trucks.

Completed daily logs for recordkeeping.

Boxed, labeled and added shrink wrapping to items.

Operated forklift to transport goods throughout warehouse.

Organized warehouse and arranged items following procedures and safety rules.

Staged goods in loading dock area.

Handled maintenance tasks on equipment by checking fuel, lubricants, oil, antifreeze, tires and general condition.

Stored material by moving to appropriate area in warehouse.

Plant Maintenance Mechanic, Southwest Industrial Rigging, September 2011-September 2020

Phoenix,, AZ

Performed general maintenance on machinery and equipment to prevent malfunctions.

Completed assignments on-time and under budget.

Resolved [Type] issues through implementation of troubleshooting techniques.

Assisted [Job title] with machinery repair to streamline maintenance process.

Double checked supply inventories to ensure project specific correctness and optimize work readiness.

Used [Type] tools safely to complete [Type] repair projects.

Organized and implemented new assignments based on schematic diagrams.

Operated light, fan, plumbing, hydraulic, electrical and pneumatic systems and managed employees.

Adjusted and repaired minor issues for [Type] equipment and systems.

Implemented preventive maintenance practices and upheld equipment guidelines to avoid failures.

Assessed system operations to identify potential areas requiring maintenance services.

Followed instructions regarding duties and assignments for facility and machinery maintenance.

Identified problems during daily work inspections and addressed concerns.

Collaborated with [Job title] to assess organizational equipment performance needs.

Consulted blueprints and repair manuals to complete high-quality repairs and restore optimal functionality.

Inspected [Type] equipment on [Timeframe] basis to quickly identify issues that could cause breakdowns.

Repaired equipment and machinery, performing maintenance according to updated industry standards.

Collaborated with [Job title] to diagnose long-term resolution, rectifying [Type] and [Type] troubleshooting issues.

Requisitioned supplies and equipment for cleaning and maintenance functions.

Maintained performance by cleaning and lubricating [Type] and [Type] components.

Notified management about necessary repairs or professional service needs for building operating systems.

Developed process improvements to increase reliability and equipment performance.

Observed safety protocols in field to prevent injuries and accidents.

Sprayed insecticides and fumigants to prevent insect and rodent infestation.

Diagnosed and repaired mechanical issues according to industry standards.

Cleaned and maintained machinery and equipment safely using [Type] products.

Carried out repair work on [Type] equipment, typically returning machines and tools to service within [Number] hours.

Implemented new component, fixture and motor systems to increase power flow abilities.

Responded to personnel queries and troubleshooting requests to provide repair services to improve operations.



Tolleson High School, Tolleson AZ May 1980

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