Forklift Operator

Job Summary

Operate industrial forklift equipped to move materials around lumberyard, as well as loading and unloading shipping containers/truck trailers.

Job Duties

  1. Move controls, levers, and devices to drive industrial forklifts to transport materials between loading, unloading, processing, and storage areas.
  2. Organize and secure materials where bunks, boxes, sacks, pallets, and other materials are stored.
  3. Perform routine pre and post-inspections on forklift equipment to ensure forklift equipment is operating well.
  4. Manually load or unload materials onto or off pallets, skids, platforms, or lifting devices.
  5. Complete forklift operator training annually, provided by the company.
  6. Consult and work with managers, supervisors, employees, and equipment manufacturers to coordinate loading and unloading operations.
  7. Complete other duties as assigned by a supervisor or manager.
  8. Be able to lift 50-100 Lbs.

Job Qualifications

  1. High school diploma or general education degree, one year of experience in operating a forklift, and forklift certification; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  2. Current Michigan Drivers License