Job Description: A Construction Teleporter Driver operates heavy machinery called telehandlers or teleporer handlers on construction sites. Their primary role is to safely transport materials and equipment to different areas of the construction site, facilitating the progress of various tasks. Key responsibilities include:
Material Handling: Use the telehandler to lift, transport, and position materials, such as steel beams, concrete blocks, lumber, and equipment, to designated locations on the construction site.
Height Access: Operate the telehandler to reach elevated areas, including scaffolding, roofs, or upper floors of buildings, as needed for material placement or equipment relocation.
Load and Unload: Safely load and unload materials onto trucks, platforms, or storage areas, ensuring proper weight distribution and secure attachments.
Equipment Maintenance: Perform routine maintenance checks on the telehandler to ensure it operates smoothly and report any mechanical issues to the maintenance team.
Safety Compliance: Adhere to safety protocols, including load capacity limits and site-specific safety guidelines, to prevent accidents and ensure a secure working environment.
Communication: Coordinate with other construction team members and equipment operators to ensure the timely and efficient movement of materials and equipment.
Record Keeping: Maintain logs and records of equipment usage, inspections, and any incidents for reporting and documentation purposes.
- Valid drivers license with the necessary endorsements for operating heavy machinery.
- Previous experience operating telehandlers or similar construction equipment.
- Knowledge of equipment maintenance and troubleshooting.
- Understanding of load capacity limits and safety regulations.
- Physical fitness and the ability to sit for extended periods and work in various weather conditions.
- Strong communication skills for coordination with the construction team.
- Attention to detail and a focus on safety.
Construction Teleporter Drivers play a critical role in the logistics of a construction site, ensuring that materials and equipment are efficiently moved to the required locations, contributing to the overall progress and success of construction projects.