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Material Handler/Equipment Operator

Company: Allete
Location: Eveleth
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

This applicant pool may be used to fill additional openings within 90 days of the posting close date.


* Under general supervision of the Inventory Supervisor performs assigned duties connected with transporting, allocating, receiving, inspecting, storage, handling, distribution, and inventory control of materials and supplies used in Transmission & Distribution systems.
* Transport and secure heavy loads and operates various equipment.
* Assist various crews and departments by moving and setting materials.
* Work is centered in a major storage location, and includes duties at other storage sites/yards.


* High school diploma or equivalent
* Post-secondary education desired.


* Two years or more verifiable over-the-road experience operating combination commercial vehicles.
* Working knowledge and understanding of Motor Carrier Safety regulations / DOT guidelines.
* Knowledge of local major and minor roadways and the ability to effectively use maps and directions for efficient delivery routing.
* Prior experience in safe operation of heavy equipment used in the utility industry and working understanding of load securement and transport.
* Computer skills (Word, Excel, Oracle or other Enterprise System, Outlook).


* This position will report regularly in person to the Eveleth, MN office.
* Must possess and be able to maintain a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License and DOT Physical Examination (Medical card) required
* Must be able to obtain and maintain:
* Hazardous material endorsement within 30 days of hire date
* Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)
* Enbridge (Gas pipeline safety)
* Camp Ripley (Military facility safety)
* Minnesota Power Generation facility assistance (hydro lift gates, deliveries)
* NERC Security & Access (RECC & Backup Control Centers)
* Railroad contractor orientation (BNSF & Canadian)
* Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) training:
* Forklift (indoor/outdoor)
* Fall protection (mezzanines)
* Signaling
* Rigging and slings
* Crane Training (desired)
* Earth moving equipment

* Minnesota Power Site Specific Training
* Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure (SPCC)
* Substation competent worker

* Effective interpersonal and communication skills required to build and maintain working relationships.
* This position may be subject to assessment of skills, job match and/or aptitude.

Employer will not sponsor Visas for position.

External applicants must apply online via www.allete.com/careers.

ALLETE is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

If you are an individual with disabilities who needs accommodation or you are having difficulty using our website to apply for employment, please contact our Human Resources department at 218-723-7553.


Keywords: Allete, Duluth , Material Handler/Equipment Operator, Professions , Eveleth, Minnesota

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