WALTER AND JACKSON INC, a family owned and operated building materials distributor, has an IMMEDIATE need for a Forklift Operator/Utility Yard Worker.
As a Forklift Operator/Utility Yard Worker your responsibilities will include, but may not be limited to the follow:
Willing and able to follow all occupational safety rules and regulations. This is a safety sensitive position.
You will be responsible for direct labor tasks that include but may not be limited to operating a forklift safely and effectively pulling and assembling loads for shipping, loading, unloading, and moving materials throughout the yard and warehouses. Manual lifting will be required.
Unload incoming materials and safely locate them in the designated areas. Verifies the materials match the order and records any damages or shortages. Off-loading is often by hand or with the assistance of hand trucks and carts. Must be physically capable of pushing, pulling, and lifting up to 100 pounds consistently, with or without the assistance of a dolly or cart.
Load materials safely and accurately into/onto customer’s vehicle.
Verifies load ticket to ensure accuracy with purchased materials.
You will be expected to perform your role with a high focus on safety, quality, and productivity.
Yard duties will be performed in both the Christiana and Gap Yards as workload requires.
As part of the hiring process Walter & Jackson, Inc. will require a criminal and driver’s license background checks, drug screening and physical aptitude test.
The candidate must be willing to work outdoors in any weather conditions and be flexible and willing to work in other areas of the business as needed. They must be able to independently lift 80 pounds and work approximately 48-50 hours a week, Monday through Friday, with occasional Saturdays as required.
Job Type: Full-time
- Medical Insurance
- Dental Insurance
- Vision Insurance
- Life Insurance
- Short Term Disability Insurance
- Paid sick time
- Paid vacation time
- Monday – Friday, typical day is 6am-4pm, approx. 9-10 hours a day (Overtime paid after 40hrs. worked).
- Occasional Saturdays as required