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Duquesne Light Company Material Handler Operator in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Duquesne Light Company, headquartered in downtown Pittsburgh, is a leader in providing electric energy and has been in the forefront of the electric energy market, with a history rooted in technological innovation and superior customer service. Today, the company continues its role as a leader in the transmission and distribution of electric energy, providing a secure supply of reliable power to more than half a million customers in southwestern Pennsylvania.

Duquesne Light Company is committed to creating a culture of inclusion. We value and respect the unique differences and experiences of our employees. We believe that our differences lead to better collaboration, innovation and outcomes. We want you to join our team!

Department: Supply Chain

Starting rate: $34.86

FLSA Status: Non Exempt

Overall Purpose:

Under semi-direct supervision, to operate various types of automotive and material handling equipment and handle material transactions physically and via electronic means. To operate efficient, effective and secure warehouses and provide accurate, timely and quality services to all customers. May require work to be performed on a continual and recurring nature at varying degrees of time.

Job Responsibilities:

Responsible and accountable to receive, reclaim, issue, record, store, stage and control all stock and non-stock materials, supplies and equipment.

Responsible and accountable for inventory accuracy of the physical inventory to the computerized material management system.

Responsible and accountable for receipt, loading, processing, documentation and disposal of PCB and Hazardous Waste Material according to regulatory agencies and Duquesne Light Company procedures.

Responsible and accountable for the receipt, recording material and equipment returned from the system and segregating of the items into salvage, repairable, or scrap categories.

Responsible and accountable for the safe, secure and proper storage, handling and labeling of all materials, supplies and equipment.

Responsible and accountable for the accurate and efficient preparation, loading, distribution and unloading of materials, supplies and equipment to and from various destinations.

Responsible and accountable for all administrative documentation and physical operation related to vehicle operation and material distribution.

Performs all work in accordance with DOT and Duquesne Light Company rules, regulations and procedures.

Responsible and accountable for the safe operation and inspection of all company equipment used in the material handling and distribution processes.

Occasionally instructs or trains personnel

Responsible and accountable for all safety and good housekeeping.

Performs other related duties as required or assigned.

Education / Experience Requirements:

High School Diploma or equivalent.

Must be able to pass the company administered standardized test. (SASS)

Must possess a CDL Class "A" License with endorsements required by the DOT including; Combination, Air Brake, Hazardous Material (or must obtain HazMat within 6 months of employment), and any future endorsements required by law.

Must have the ability to operate a Fork truck and pass the written and demonstration examinations.

Ability to perform lifting, carrying and lowering of various sizes, shapes and weight of materials.

Duquesne Light Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of the employment relationship, without discrimination because of race, age, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran or any other unlawful basis, as defined by applicable law, and fostering a workplace free of unlawful discrimination and retaliation. This policy affects decisions including, but not limited to, hiring, compensation, benefits, terms and conditions of employment, opportunities for promotion, transfer, layoffs, return from a layoff, training and development, and other privileges of employment. An integral part of Duquesne Light's commitment is to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws concerning equal employment and affirmative action.