Heavy Forklift Operator

Auto Club of Southern California Perris, CA

About the Job

Heavy Forklift Operator

This position supports the claims operation by providing information and assistance to the Company’s Salvage Operation. The primary function of this position is to inspect and relocate salvaged vehicles, with the use of a 5-ton forklift, to appropriate staging areas. Duties including inspecting and checking in all incoming vehicles to help determine title certificate status, complete inventory of salvage yards, preparing vehicles for salvage sale, ensuring security of salvage yard, and safe and timely moving of vehicles to ensure the prompt sale of salvaged property to assist in the maximizing of revenue.


This position is primarily an outdoor field position that involves being outside for a majority of the day and working in inclement weather conditions. The majority of the duties are performed while operating a forklift in a salvage yard and lifting and moving unbalanced loads such as salvaged automobiles. Some of the duties are performed while standing and walking on concrete, asphalt, and gravel surfaces throughout the day. Physical requirements are the ability to operate a forklift, standing, sitting, bending and lifting. Additional physical requirements are the ability to carry a 20-pound batter booster from vehicle to vehicle and attaching it to battery terminals to obtain mileage readings. Getting in and out of vehicles throughout the day. Opening doors and hoods to vehicles. Using window masking film and a utility knife to cover exposed parts of salvage vehicles. Removing disassembled parts from the interior of vehicles to photograph and place back into salvage vehicles for storage. Provide legendary customer service to our insured members. Customer service oriented. Certificate to operate a 5-ton forklift preferred although in-house training and certification is available.

Remarkable benefits:
•    Health coverage for medical, dental, vision
•    401(K) saving plan with company match AND Pension
•    Tuition assistance
•    PTO for community volunteer programs
•    Wellness program
•    Employee discounts

The Automobile Club of Southern California is part of the largest federation of AAA clubs in the nation. We have 14,000 employees in 21 states helping 17 million members. With our national brand recognition, long-standing reputation since 1902, and constantly growing membership, we are seeking career-minded, service-driven professionals to join our team.

“Through dedicated employees we proudly deliver legendary service and beneficial products that provide members peace of mind and value.”

AAA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Automobile Club of Southern California will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable federal, state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.