AECOM Material Handling Laborer/Forklift Operator in Taji, Iraq

Business Line Government

Position Title Material Handling Laborer/Forklift Operator

Iraq - Baghdad


Job Summary

AECOM/URS has an opening for a

Material Handling Laborer/Forklift Operator in

Iraq .

Performs range of duties in the receipt, stow, kitting and issue of material with minimal instruction. Ensures items being stowed or shipped meet requirements of MIL STD 129N. May use anti-static devices. May receive daily work assignments from a Material Handler Lead.

  • Supplemental job function is Forklift Operator. Forklift Operators maneuver powered industrial equipment to move cases, pallets and containers and put them into their assigned slots in the warehouse or storage area.


  • Perform physical tasks to transport or store materials or merchandise. Duties involve one or more of the following: manually loading or unloading freight cars, trucks, or other transporting devices; unpacking, shelving, or placing items in proper storage locations; or transporting goods by hand truck, cart, or wheelbarrow.

  • Performs tasks that require mainly physical abilities and effort involving little or no specialized skill or prior work experience. The following tasks are typical of this position: loads and unloads trucks and other conveyances moves supplies and materials to proper location by wheelbarrow or hand truck; stacks materials for storage or binning and collects refuse and salvageable materials.

  • Moves and arranges heavy pieces of office and household furniture equipment and appliance moves heavy pieces of automotive and other types of machinery and equipment and picks up trash

  • Transports, loads/unloads stock and materials of all kinds within a warehouse or other storage facilities using equipment such as forklifts and hand truck

  • Performs basic operator safety checks and PMCS on movement equipment used in performance of duties

  • Help maintain a clean warehouse and sweep out empty slots.

  • Fill in for the Warehouse Selectors, and other positions, as business needs demand.

Minimum Requirements


  • High School diploma

  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions and completing check list

  • 1-2 years experience as a forklift operator

  • Certification in pallet truck and forklift operations (on or before his or her start date in the position)

  • Ability to obtain a US Gov’t forklift license

Work Environment & Physical Demands

  • Ability to perform job duties up to a 72 hours per week

  • Must be able to work in extreme environmental conditions including dust and high temperatures

  • Must be able to lift 25 Lbs continuously, 50 Lbs intermittently

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Category Logistics and Supply Chain

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country Iraq

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 193908BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.