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Overview

This position is responsible for assisting the Yard Foreman in moving material as needed.  By keeping the yard neat and organized, this position contributes to keeping the flow of shipments running smoothly.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

·         Operate forklift to move materials as directed by supervisor

·         Operate forklift to load and unload trucks with accuracy

·         Customer service- help load customer vehicles

·         Stock product in yard

·         Perform duties in a safe manner, observing safe procedures, while constantly alert to any unsafe working conditions

·         Locates and pulls correct items by type, style and quantity, as directed by supervisor to fill order completely, quickly, and with accuracy

·         Assist truck drivers in unloading of and returning of credit items.  Ensure these items are returned to the proper storage location

·         Complete daily forklift inspections prior to using the lift and report any repairs needed to the supervisor

·         Keep work area clean and litter free

This job description is general in nature and broad in scope.  It is intended to be used as a guide.  Duties will vary from yard to yard, and employee to employee.  The General Manager is to determine each employee’s duties and responsibilities.

ATTITUDE:

Payless Building Supply is a team operation.  We expect our employees to be courteous and professional to our customers and to each other.  We will not tolerate abusive language or physical force against a customer or another employee.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITY:

·         Ability to pass (certification) Forklift Training Course

·         Minimum of 2-year prior forklift experience

·         Knowledge of products and materials

·         Basic math skills

·         Ability to effectively communicate and take direction

·         Valid driver’s license

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

·         Lift up to 100 lbs. up to a height of six (6) feet

·         Carry 100 lbs. over a distance exceeding twelve (12) feet

·         Reach overhead to grasp materials

·         Must be able to climb, stoop, kneel, and crouch with manual dexterity

·         Repetitive climbing on and off a forklift

·         Moderate amounts of sitting, standing, walking, bending

·         Walk on uneven surfaces

·         Extreme climate conditions (Summer heat, Winter cold)

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 24
Education Required: None
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Reference Check
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: $15.00
    Maximum Hourly Wage: $20.00 DOE