Straddle Carrier/Forklift Operator-Spotter

Job Locations US-OH-Batavia

General Job Description

Freeman Enclosure Systems LLC

4160 Half Acre Road

Batavia, OH  45103

Job Title:   Straddle Carrier/Forklift Operator-Spotter   --  1st, 2nd and 3rd Shifts


Department: Freeman Enclosure Systems


Classification: Non-Exempt/Hourly


Pay:  Up to $19.00/Hour


Position Summary


  • Operate industrial straddle truck to lift, transport and position material following established methods and procedures, assist in departmental operations as directed
  • Maintain staging and storage areas in a neat and orderly condition and store materials according to alloy and size keeping alloys and sizes together.
  • Work from instructions to lift, transport, and position a variety of material into and out of inventory for departments requesting; pickup, transport, and position a variety of materials from department to department
  • Maintain all required material identification procedures
  • Exercise care in handling and stacking to avoid injuries to others, damage to equipment or materials.
  • Detect faulty operations of equipment, Maintain the work area, tools and equipment in the proper manner. Make operator maintenance checks on equipment daily and maintain all logs related to these checks. Follow standard quality, quantity requirements and safety regulations. Follow prescribed safety regulations.



Essential Job Functions

Must be able to move heavy and awkward loads with Straddle Carrier up to 165,000lb

Walk, Stand for extended periods of time

Read Tape Measure

Safely Rig loads for transport

Must be flexible to work where needed and self-motivated at a fast paced.

Attention to detail


Other Requirements


Rigging Experience

Manufacturing background or exposure.

Must have superior organizational skills.

Must pass a forklift test.



Education, Experience, and Skills Required



Two years' minimum experience with Heavy Equipment or 100,000lb forklifts and awkward loads.


Salary based on experience. 




There will be a sign on bonus offered in the amount of $1,500.00.

After 30 days of employment a $750.00 pay out will be given.

The remainder $750.00 will be paid out after employee reaches their 90 days.





Send resume to: or Mail resume to FREEMAN Enclosure Systems, 4160 Half Acre Road, Batavia, Ohio  45103.


Applications also accepted at address between 10am and 4pm only. 


Due to time restraints and production schedules, applicants will not be able to speak with anyone at the time of application.


Applicants will be contacted if requested by Managers for interviews.  PHONE CALLS WILL NOT BE   ACCEPTED.



Thank you in advance for your cooperation!




Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disability/

Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation


Specific Qualifications

Must be able to pass pre-employment background check and drug screen, and when applicable if duties involve operating motor vehicle must be able to pass motor vehicle record check.

Company Overview

IES is a national provider of industrial products and infrastructure services to a variety of end markets, including electrical, mechanical and communications contracting solutions for the commercial, industrial, residential and renewable energy markets. IES is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol IESC. As of the end of IES’s 2021 fiscal year ending September 30, 2021, IES produced over $1.53 billion in revenue and employed over 6,800 employees at over 99 domestic locations across the United States. IES is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: Minorities, Females, Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation, Individuals with Disabilities, Protected Veterans Encouraged to Apply.


From office buildings to wind farms, industrial complexes to housing developments, our employees and design professionals design, build, and maintain the systems that empower lives.

  • Our commitment to our employees is reflected by our actions: 
  • Safety is Priority One – and our record shows it
  • Competitive Pay
  • Company 401K plan with Employer Contribution Match
  • Company Paid Time Off
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Choice of Medical Coverage including Prescription and  Short Term Disability Plans
  • Choice of Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Optional Long-term Disability, Critical Illness, Accident, Legal and Pet Coverage
  • Auto and Home Insurance Discount Programs


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