Triple-S Steel

  • Material handler

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
    Posted Date 3 months ago(12/11/2018 5:02 PM)
    Location : Name
    Triple-S Steel Supply- South Houston
    Location : Address
    8603 Monroe Road
    Location : City
    Location : Postal Code
    Job ID
  • Overview

    Steel Material Handler position responsible for properly reading and executing work orders to timely meet customer requirements.


    This Position Description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of all activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. However, you must be able to satisfactorily perform each Essential Job Function listed below. The Essential Skills and Knowledge and Job Functions listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Essential Job Functions:


    • Safely and properly move steel to and from storage or production areas, loading docks, delivery vehicles, by hand, forklift, overhead crane or other equipment. Attach slings, hooks, or other devices to lift material and guide loads; to climb onto vehicles to tie down and release material being loaded. This is continuous daily activity.
    • Lift and carry up to 50 pounds for up to 25 feet to heights of 5 feet; exert 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects, reach, squat, stand, walk up to 5 miles per day, climb up stairs, ladders and on equipment while wearing required personal protective equipment as necessary.
    • Apply proper bundling techniques.
    • Configure load based on planned route including multiple stops.
    • Maximize load capacity on trailer without sacrificing safety.
    • Maintain and safely operate all assigned tools and equipment, including but not limited to tape measure, caliper, hammer, pallet trucks, banding machine, micrometer, beam hooks, plate lifting clamps, forklift, overhead crane and personal protective equipment;
    • Determine safety issues pertaining to equipment and promptly report them.
    • Work indoors and outdoors in all kinds of weather conditions including precipitation, cold/heat, high wind, and turbulent conditions. The Material Handler will be regularly exposed to the typical weather of the local area.
    • Read, write and speak English to the extent needed to understand verbal and written instructions, to give clear verbal and written communications to other employees, to verify number and types of items loaded onto trucks.
    • Maintain spatial orientation and awareness to safely move around work environment with many moving objects.
    • Judge near and far distance to maintain awareness of ongoing work activities of other people and equipment in the area.
    • Wear clothing/uniforms as required for safety and professionalism.
    • Timely complete equipment inspection reports as required.
    • Maintain sanitary conditions in the warehouse and yard.
    • Other duties may be assigned.


    Essential Skills and Knowledge

    • Ability to correctly read work orders or receive oral instructions to determine work assignments or material or equipment needs.
    • Ability to safely meet or exceed minimum productivity levels established by the Company.
    • Ability to effectively plan and organize work activities independent of direct supervision; work alone and in a team environment.
    • Ability to develop a good working knowledge of product and inventory control techniques and procedures.
    • Ability to maintain ongoing inter-department communications related to routing, safety, and customer relations.
    • Demonstrate basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply, divide).
    • May be required to demonstrate strong customer relations skills.



    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) (preferred)
    • Must pass pre-employment testing (Drug Screen, Physical Abilities Test, Background Check)
    • See color to the extent needed to distinguish colors.


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