Sample Job Description for Weighbridge Vehicle Operator

The job of a Weighbridge Vehicle Operator involves driving, operating and administering forklifts and other heavy duty vehicles. Given below is a sample job description template for this position.

Job Title: Weighbridge Vehicle Operator

Years of Experience: 2+​ to 4 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: High School or equivalent

Job Summary:

Our client is looking for a bright and customer focused individual to administer and operate a Weighbridge operation at a busy recycling centre.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drives forklifts, locomotives, trackmobiles or other heavy duty material movers.
  • Follows and complies with all safety and work rules and regulations. Maintains departmental housekeeping standards.
  • Unloads goods and material received, enters appropriate information into system, labels and locates material.
  • Separates customer orders. Pulls and stages orders. Repacks material if required to meet customer specifications. As required, makes boxes, packs, labels and locates materials.
  • Reviews Preventative Maintenance check sheets for forklifts. Ensures good working order of machines.
  • Participates in cycle counting. Enters and verifies information. Researches and makes adjustments as necessary.
  • May perform functions/transactions in designated system to receive or ship material.
  • Ensures all products are properly labeled
  • May be required to handle the accumulation, disposal and transportation of hazardous waste. If required to do so, must participate in pre-requisite training in order to meet RCRA waste management requirements.

Position Requirements:

  • Providing high level customer service whilst managing account and COD customers enquiries and quotations
  • Maintaining of database, reports, registers, transfer books and dockets
  • Processing of COD payments, checks and cash reimbursements, dockets and tax invoices
  • Liaise with weighbridge manager in regards to capacity, logistics and product enquiries
  • Undertake of accurate weighing of vehicles incoming and outgoing from the yard
  • Coordinate the scheduling of deliveries and dispatching of goods
  • Maintaining data entry of delivery dockets to ensure full compliance with weights and measures requirements
  • Inspect weight, price and direct materials to correct location.