Forklift Operator (17318-376)

Building Materials Holding Corporation Austin , TX 78719

Posted 2 months ago

If you'd like to become part of an exciting, fast-paced organization, BMC is the company for you! Military and Veterans encouraged to apply.

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At BMC, the dedicated Forklift Operator literally keeps business moving. This role does some heavy lifting - ensuring that materials and finished components are moved safely and efficiently on location. This is a skilled job for a trained operator, and part of the BMC backbone - enabling our teams to deliver what the customer wants, when they need it, with service they can count on.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Operates forklift with foot and hand controls.

  • Safely load lumber and building materials into storage facilities. Including the safe use of automated loading systems.

  • Keeps all bays stocked and neat to facilitate efficient load building processes.

  • Uses forklift to build outgoing orders for lumber and building materials.

  • Uses forklift to load completed orders onto delivery equipment maintaining safe procedures and stacking methods.

  • Empties trash receptacles as necessary.

  • Operates bander and other facility equipment as necessary.

  • Keep staging areas clean and organized.

  • Follow safety procedures as outlined by company safety program and operator manual for forklift.

  • Maintain a current forklift operator's license.

  • Assist load builders and delivery as required by location management.

  • Inventory monitoring as required by location management.

  • Wear required attire and personal protective gear.

  • Other duties as required.

Excellent benefits include:

  • Medical Insurance with FSA and HSA options

  • Dental Insurance

  • Life Insurance and Disability Insurance

  • 401 k with Company Match

  • PTO and Vacation

  • Paid Holidays

  • Safety Boot and Prescription Safety Glasses Reimbursement

  • and so much more.....

Required Skills

  • Minimum Education:

  • High school or G.E.D.

  • Forklift Training and safety orientation.

  • Product knowledge for lumber and building materials, use a tape measure and hammer safely.

  • Majority of work is outside in working conditions that vary depending on seasons.

  • Temperature variations and inclement weather are real aspects of the work environment.

  • Must be able to lift up to 100 lbs. with assistance, spend long amounts of time sitting, stooping, reaching, bending, climbing, standing or walking.

  • Frequently works overtime during peak business months.

Required Experience

  • Minimum Experience: Up to 6 months experience in building materials or manufacturing facility or similar operating environment.

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply

  • Open to applicants who do not have a high school diploma/GED

  • A "Fair Chance" job (you or the employer follow Fair Chance hiring practices when performing background checks)

  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply

  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma

  • Drug-Free Workplace

  • BMC is an equal opportunity employer, women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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