Material Handler – Heavy Equipment Operator

Position Available

Material Handler – Heavy Equipment Operator


Job Type


Program Area

Advanced Manufacturing, Skilled Trades

Position Qualifications

See below

Company Name

Steel Fab Enterprises, Inc.


(717) 464-0330

Contact Person

Yolanda Anderson


Company Address

Lancaster, PA

Company Website


Operate tow motor equipped to move heavy materials around the shop and storage yard. Load and unload trucks.


  • Operate tow motor in a safe and efficient manner, complying with safety rules and regulations
  • Unload material from trucks and store material in an orderly manner.
  • Manage the flow of material from preparation to shipment
  • Prepares material to be shipped
  • Maintains and operates appropriate equipment to ensure the safe transport and storage of all materials
  • Uses Software to track, check and route orders
  • Inventory materials, and supply workers with materials as needed
  • Load or unload materials onto or off of pallets, skids, work tables, trucks or cranes
  • Prepares paperwork from receiving to inventory control for timely data entry
  • Executes movement of material from receiving to the yard in an efficient, effective and safe manner
  • Performs the supplying of materials to fabrication and stages material for assembly
  • Ensures materials are stored properly to conserve space and comply with safety procedures
  • Perform routine maintenance on equipment
  • Detect faulty operation of equipment and/or defective materials, and notify supervisors/maintenance department
  • Operate equipment safely, and use safe work habits
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Participate in all company training
  • Follow all company policies, procedures and safety rules. Conduct self at all times in a professional, ethical and courteous manner as a representative of Steel Fab.


  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employees is frequently required to stand and walk, reach with hands and arms; climb to heights as necessary, balance; and enter and move about facilities, stoop, kneel, crouch, and talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Employees must request assistance and use appropriate equipment when necessary. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision and preipheral vision.


*Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
  • Ability to sit, stand and walk.
  • Ability to effectively obtain and retain information.
  • Ability to multi-task to above average degree.
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend instructions, correspondence and memos.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and employees.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA, and other federal, state and local standards.
  • Must be able to talk, listen and speak clearly on telephone.


  • Safe work procedures and high safety standards are followed at all times.
  • Projects are completed on time, within budget and profitable.
  • Quality standards are met for all work and materials.
  • Positive employee and customer relations are maintained.

Steel Fab Enterprises LLC is an equal opportunity employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability. We are a drug-free workplace and conduct pre-employment screening as a condition of employment.