Equipment Operator I - Day Shift

Pineville, Louisiana /
DIS-TRAN Steel – Equipment and Machine Operating /
Regular Full-Time
/ On-site
Come join our team at DIS-TRAN Steel!

Our people – not our machinery - are our biggest assets. DIS-TRAN Steel’s leadership team lives by our company values, modeling our culture of respect and integrity each day. We're a team that likes to have fun, but we also know how to get stuff done.

DIS-TRAN Steel, located in Pineville, LA, is looking for an Equipment Operator to join their team.  

Experience operating a forklift in an industrial manufacturing facility is required.   A working knowledge of material handling, banding, palletizing, and loading material onto trucks is preferred.   The Equipment Operator will perform required operator maintenance on fork trucks.  Ability to read and interpret typed reports and schedules is required.


    • Customer Focus
    • Decision Quality
    • Business Insight
    • Drives Results
    • Collaborates
    • Communicates Effectively
    • Courage
    • Instills Trust
    • Manages Ambiguity


    • Learns and follows safety regulations.
    • Takes actions to avoid potential hazards or obstructions, such as other equipment, other workers, or falling objects.
    • Monitors operations to ensure that health and safety standards are met.
    • Adjusts handwheels and depresses pedals to control attachments.
    • Starts engines, moves throttles, switches, or levers, or depresses pedals to operate machines.
    • Coordinates machine actions with other activities, positioning or moving loads in response to hand or audio signals from team members.
    • Loads and moves equipment, or other materials, using fork trucks or related equipment.
    • Checks fuel supplies at sites to ensure adequate availability.
    • Performs operator maintenance on fork trucks.
    • Inspects equipment before use.
    • Locates material using project numbers and piecemarks.


    • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
    •  Ability to read and interpret typed reports and schedules required.
    •  Certifications or prior experience using moving machinery, such as forklifts, preferred.
    •  Working knowledge of material handling, banding, palletizing, and loading on to truck preferred.
    •  Ability to perform basic operator maintenance on fork trucks required.
    •  Must complete on-site training and demonstrate safe operation of machinery.
    • Clear Motor Vehicle Report.
As strategists, operational experts, customer advocates and team players, we all believe in the power of our people. Explore how you can become a part of our team of strength and commitment that's built to last!

DIS-TRAN Steel is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information.

DIS-TRAN Steel is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request information regarding reasonable accommodation, contact your Human Resource Business Partner.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

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