FORKLIFT/LOAD PULLER/WAREHOUSE

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Job Category: Yard
Job Title: Yard, Load Puller, Warehouse, Picker, Receiving

FLSA Status: Non Exempt

POSITION OVERVIEW: To stock and load products of the lumberyard

SUPERVISION RECEIVED: From Yard Foreman
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: None

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Stocks and pulls merchandise consisting of lumber and building materials;
  • Reads customer order, shipping order or requisition to determine items to be moved, gathered, or distributed;
  • Loads and unloads trucks;
  • Conveys materials and items from receiving or production areas to storage or to other designated areas;
  • Sorts and places items on racks according to predetermined sequence;
  • Operates fork lift truck or hand truck to move or hoist shipments from shipping and receiving platform to warehouse storage or work area;
  • Assembles customer orders from stock and places orders on pallets or shelves or conveys orders to shipping department;
  • Stacks lumber in yard or in shed;
  • Drives diesel or gasoline powered industrial trucks equipped with lifting devices such as forklift to push, pull, lift, stack, tier, or move products equipment, or materials;

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists in maintaining a clean and safe work environment;
  • May operate one or more single or multiple blade circular saws to cut wood and wood products to specified lengths;

QUALIFICATIONS – EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • High School Diploma or GED or one to two years related experience.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Needs to be capable of becoming fork lift certified.

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must pass post-offer physical examination including drug test.
  • Must pass essential functions testing which includes lifting and carrying, stair climb, push/pull, and grip dynamometer testing.
  • Employee is regularly required to sit and frequently required to walk and talk or hear.
  • The employee is frequently required to stand and reach with hands and arms.
  • The employee is frequently required to stand, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl or lift.
  • May frequently lift and/or move heavy and awkward material.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

ADVERSE WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Exposure to year-round outside weather conditions, including excessive heat, humidity, rain, cold, dust, ice/snow.
  • Must drive in all weather, in all traffic conditions.
  • Must walk on uneven ground and through possible hazards on job sites.
  • The employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Must wear personal protective equipment including safety boots (steel toe, puncture resistant), gloves, safety glasses, and hard hats on job sites.