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Machinery Mover Helper

Company: Corovan Corporation
Location: Fullerton
Posted on: November 17, 2022

Job Description:


Reporting to the Business Growth Manager, Corovan Machinery Moving, the Machinery Mover Helper is responsible for performing machinery moving functions as directed by the Lead Machinery Mover and/or Machinery Mover Supervisor for commercial machinery moves.

Assists with a variety of functions with manual labor tasks as needed. Require loading and unloading trucks from loading dock, using ramps or on lift-gates and using a variety of heavy lift equipment and forklifts. Be required to drive trucks up to Class A, if qualified and approved. May assists the machinery moving process by communicating with Lead Machinery Mover, Machinery Mover Supervisor, account managers, the end users/customer and other crew members. May perform supervisory and leadership functions including general manual labor, loading, unloading, lifting, and moving machines and equipment, as well as non-machinery related items.

Machinery Mover Helper is also responsible for reporting and escalating any related issues about the project to the Business Growth Manager, Lead Machinery Mover, Machinery Mover Supervisor, Corovan Machinery Moving and dispatch. Typically reports to the Lead Machinery Mover, but may be given directions from the Machinery Mover Supervisor.


Project Assignments (On-site):

Checks for start time (for next day's work schedule) with dispatch daily.
Arrives at Corovan dispatch office (or on-site), in complete uniform every day.
Obtains daily work assignments from dispatch or Lead Machinery Mover.
Manages large-sized and complex machinery moving projects to ensure complete customer satisfaction.
Reads and understands moving plans and identify starting locations, egress paths, staging locations, destination locations, as well as changes.
Knows and understands road and weight restrictions and surface restrictions to ensure compliance and safety.
Sets, offsets, pushes, pulls, lifts, carries and moves machinery, equipment and boxes as required.
Properly loads and unloads trucks using forklifts, cranes or using ramps or on lift-gates to protect goods being moved and supervises others doing the same.
Completes all paperwork accurately and neatly and turns into operations daily.
Handles and stages machines, performs detail work, anchoring & leveling and trash-out functions on machinery projects.

Inventory and Maintenance:

Must be able to identify and inventory all machines and equipment that may be moved or stored.

Customer Relations:

Maintain excellent customer service with the customers, sales, transportation and operation teams to establish solid relationships.
Must be punctual at all times. If an emergency arises, inform the dispatcher immediately, so that appropriate coverage can be arranged.
Must work cooperatively with all members of the crew.
Must be courteous, helpful, and professional to all existing and potential customers.


Ensure interactions with crew and customers are professional at all times to promote company's values and expectations.
Proactively engage employees to promote a positive work environment.
Must be encouraging and helpful to the crew by treating them with respect and find solutions to their questions, for example, location and work hours.
Any negative encounter, including discipline, should immediately be diffused to avoid further escalation and resolved off-site or in a private office.


May assist with training of employees in compliance with company policy, to include on-the-job training, and provide feedback to Operations team with regards to deficiencies for additional training classes needed.
Must be familiar with and able to train others using various machinery moving equipment and its proper usage such as dollies, carts, pads, straps, pallet jacks, forklifts, ramps, lift gates, and all specialty equipment including but not limited to roll-a-lifts, Genie lifts safe jacks, J bars, heel bars, gantrys, come-a-long etc., etc.


Performs work with quality, efficiency and safety at all times.
Trains crews in proper handling and safety techniques.
Ensure crews are adhering to all safety rules; to include proper safety equipment PPE, drive forklifts safely (seatbelt, slow speeds, ensuring trucks are chocked and using proper plates, etc.).
Provide daily safety briefings (safety huddles) with crew, at the beginning of each job, to be in compliance with company policy.
Report all safety concerns immediately to OCMM team.
Other duties: If also a qualified and approved driver, drives trucks up to and including Class A vehicles. Must follow the procedure and complete the Vehicle Inspection Form if driving company vehicles.
Follow all security rules for the company and assigned customers.
Must be respectful of rules at each customer site as to where to work & park, and adhere to meal and rest period locations.
Must follow all confidentiality rules with regards to any products or services that are visible at the move site.
Promote Corovan's Mission and Vision Statements, including promoting compliance with company policies and procedures.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


ORGANIZATION SKILLS - Organization and project planning skills with ability to juggle multiple assignments and tasks.
LANGUAGE SKILLS - Ability to read and interpret documents written in English such as procedures, work instructions, technical documents and timesheets. Must efficiently communicate with customer and coworkers.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS - Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to read and correctly interpret the legend on installation drawings and read both standard and metric tape measures.
REASONING ABILITY - Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
LEADERSHIP - Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
Problem solving and strong decision-making skills.
Must be familiar with basic systems machinery and its movement and placement.
Must be able to produce detailed inventories of all goods exposed to on machinery moving projects.
Preferably be able to accurately estimate any sized machinery move to determine manpower, trucks and equipment necessary to complete the tasks.
Must be qualified to do complex machinery moving of heavy and bulky machines in accordance to Cal OSHA standards with regards to pre-inspection of equipment, safe operating practices, material handling and use.
Must be familiar with the O&I (Office & Industrial) move process and understand the move labeling.
Must complete Mover I & II Level Corovan University training and pass the written tests.
Must be able to obtain Rigger certification per NCCCO for Machinery Mover I and maintain certification.


High school diploma or general education degree (GED); related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
One (1) to three (3) years' experience in commercial machinery moving preferably in commercial moving industry.
Required to pass Corovan's Machinery Moving courses.
If driving on behalf of company, a valid driving record that meets the company's insurance carrier's requirements is required.
Certified forklift operator license required for the equipment being used.
Must maintain NCCCO Machinery Mover I certification.


Orange County.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Individuals are required to be able to sit or stand for long periods as needed throughout the day.

Walking: May require walking primarily on a level surface, but may include walking on uneven or inclined surfaces for lengthy periods throughout the day, often up and down stairs.
Handling: Seizes, helps or works with hands.
Lifting: Proper lifting techniques required. May include lifting up to 75 pounds, and pushing or pulling up to 150 pounds throughout the day. May also include climbing or descending stairs while carrying goods up to 50 pounds.
Reaching: Extends hands and arms in any direction, reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required.
Standing: Remains in standing position if required to perform various functions of the job.
Stooping: Bends body downward and forward by bending at knees or waist.
Vision: Reads paperwork.
Talking: Communications by phone, email, text and in person.
Sitting: May sit at desk. May sit for long periods of time.
May include bending, reaching, squatting, twisting, stooping, and kneeling throughout the day.
May be required to do stair carries.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The performance of this position may occasional require exposure to the manufacturing, assembly and construction areas and under certain conditions require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety shoes, safety glasses with side shields and/or hearing protection. This list is not all inclusive.

Temp/Weather: Works in either 1) Office environment - for the most part ambient room temperatures, lighting and traditional office equipment, and 2) Warehouse - may be exposed to hot or cold temperature, and construction zones, 3) Outside - may be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, outside weather conditions and hot or cold.
Noise: Works in office, warehouse, construction zones or outside environment, with constant or intermittent noise.


Hourly, full time, 30 plus hours, non-exempt, regular position.
Employees might be required to work late evenings or weekends depending on the business needs.
All Overtime must be approved by manager before working.
Must be able to work 7 days a week including holidays.


This position requires 35% of time to travel around the local area; percent may increase depending upon customer assignment. This position may be required to support Southern California. A valid CA Driver's License is required for this position.


The Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type, without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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)%4860243%

Keywords: Corovan Corporation, Fullerton , Machinery Mover Helper, Other , Fullerton, California

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