Mover Job Description:
Transports furniture, office equipment, and related items as needed. Operates vehicles and mechanical equipment as required to facilitate loading, unloading, and transport of materials, as appropriate to the area of operation. Routinely interacts with customers.
Duties and Responsibilities
-Loads and unloads furniture and related materials onto and off trucks, ensuring that appropriate padding and ropes are used to prevent damage.
-Operates mechanical lift gates, and mechanical platforms to facilitate loading and unloading of materials, as appropriate to the area of operation.
-Locates and relocates desks, chairs, tables, bookcases, couches, electronics, and furniture.
-Arranges and sets up furniture and related items as per customers’ wishes.
-Operates a large moving truck in the transportation of moving materials, as necessary.
-Performs snow removal, as appropriate to the area of operation.
-Ensures proper care in the use and maintenance of equipment and supplies; promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.
-May serve as the main contact person in communications with customers regarding work orders.
-Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
Minimum Job Requirements
-Be eager to please our customers
-Must have reliable transportation to and from work
-Able to maneuver up to 200 pounds with reasonable accommodation
-Be customer service oriented
-Able to pass a drug screening
-Clean background check
-Clean driving record
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
-Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions.
-Ability to safely and efficiently operate mechanical forklifts, lift gates, and platforms, as appropriate to the position.
-Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.
-Ability to safely operate a large moving truck, as appropriate to the position.
-Ability to lift and manipulate heavy objects.
-Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.
Conditions of Employment
-Must pass a pre-employment criminal background check.
-Must pass post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
-Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds.
-Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.
-Work involves considerable exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises.