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16 days ago
Location: Portland, Oregon
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Operations
Category: Technician
Motive equipment operators drive vehicles such as fork lift trucks (up to 15,000 pounds lift capacity), light duty trucks (compact pick-up), industrial trucks and tractors to move, position and align parts, equipment, tools and materials. Operators also move and position scaffolding, power generators, or other needed equipment to and from all plant areas. Operators must possess a valid state driver's license. Operators typically receive their assignments by radio from the transportation dispatcher.

Manually pick, sort, load and unload, small packages up to ten feet long weighing up to thirty-five pounds onto trucks, trailers or dollies. Secure and protect all loads using tarps, covers, slings, cables and ropes. Operate small cargo truck to deliver small packages throughout site. Operate tractor to do the following: A) Pull loose freight (rolling stock) from warehouse to required location or from factory to warehouse to be transported B) Run shuttle route throughout factory areas to supply needed material, parts, or equipment to manufacturing locations, as necessary. Calculate safe load requirements (e.g., weight, size) prior to lifting with forklift truck so as not to exceed equipment capacity.

Operate fork lift to do the following: A) Load and unload materials and/or equipment. B) Load and unload factory shuttle. C) Pick up full trash containers, empty and return them to designated locations. D) Move scaffolds and generators. Operate trash compactor after emptying trash containers. Read shipping instruction tag to determine where to take load or which shuttle to transfer it to. Couple, uncouple and/or use overhead crane, to move associated equipment, as necessary to make deliveries. Operate sweeper to clean transportation aisles, as required. Keep vehicles clean and perform routine mechanical inspections of equipment (e.g., checking fuel, oil, water levels of motive equipment, refill), as required. Inspect vehicle for physical damage and report, as necessary to maintain safe working conditions. Fill out and turn in forms (e.g., weekly trip logs, metrics collection forms, inspection forms), as required.

Contact lead, supervisor and/or dispatcher when assistance is needed (e.g., if there is an accident or any other problem arises.)

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.



Relocation Assistance Available

No. Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit.


Current Boeing employees working in Puget Sound and Portland must submit an Employee Request Transfer (ERT) to be considered in the eligible candidate pool. This is an hourly position governed by the IAM Collective Bargaining agreement. High school diploma or equivalent.

This position must meet Export Control Compliance requirements, therefore a United States Person as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15, “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee, is required.

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