Combilift Driver


The PALFINGER values of People, Entrepreneurship, Respect and Learning, are more than words. We strive every day to create and support an atmosphere of collaboration, transparency, empowerment and customer focus so our greatest assets, our people, will be able to harness their passion, drive and motivations to make a big impact!

As an international group, PALFINGER offers its customers around the world hydraulic lifting solutions at the interfaces of the transport chain. At the moment, PALFINGER operates business in 16 sectors: loader cranes, EPSILON timber and recycling cranes, marine cranes, davit systems, winches and offshore equipment, offshore cranes, boats, wind cranes, hooklifts, access platforms, tail lifts, passenger lifts, mobile cranes, truck bodies, railway systems, and truck-mounted forklifts as well as attachments and equipment for increasing crane efficiency. As a member of the PALFINGER North America Region, PALFINGER continuously pursues our vision of being the preferred provider of truck equipment throughout North and Latin America.

PALFINGER is seeking a strong Combilift (Tugger) candidate familiar with working in a plant environment to join the team and work out of our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility in Council Bluffs, IA. We are located at 3501 South 11th Street in Council Bluffs, Iowa.


Job Summary

Wages: $19.50 hour-start, $22.00 hour-regular rate at one year anniversary. Hours: 6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, as needed.

Primary Responsibilities

The Combilift driver is a specialized operator that will load the truck body, crane and liftgate parts into the E-Coat paint system via a specialized carrier. This role reports to the Paint Line Supervisor.

  • Load PALFINGER product into the E-Coat system via the specialized carrier
  • Light maintenance on the Combilift carrier
  • Must be able to lift 10-50 pounds periodically and can operate hoist equipment for heavy lifting.
  • Ability to work an entire shift in a hot and/or cold industrial manufacturing environment.
  • Responsibilities may be repetitive
  • Stand, walk, climb, balance, kneel, crouch, crawl and sit
  • Use of hands/fingers to feel or handle equipment/tools
  • Pushing or pulling of various weights
  • All other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • 1-year forklift experience required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter

What We Offer

  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits at affordable cost
  • Laundered uniforms provided at ZERO cost to employees
  • Vacation and paid holidays
  • 401K retirement plan with company match
  • First-shift, full-time hourly work in a clean, modern facility
HR Business Partner

Brittany Smith

Omaha Standard PALFINGER
3501 South 11th Street | 51501 Council Bluffs, IA | United States

Council Bluffs, IA

3501 South 11th Street Council Bluffs, IA | 51501
United States