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Forklift Operator in Victoria at WSB Titan

Date Posted: 7/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Company: Slegg Building Materials
 

Location – 1496 Admirals Rd, Esquimalt, BC V9A 2R1

Summary

Slegg is Vancouver Island’s choice for building materials and home improvement products. Our team is made up of dedicated and hardworking individuals who together create a rewarding and welcoming work environment.

Our Admirals location is currently looking for a highly motivated and customer-focused individual for the position of Forklift Operator. The Forklift Operator prepares loads and unloads building materials in the warehouse through the safe operation of a lift truck. Together with other team members, the Forklift Operator works to exceed customer expectations

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform daily inspections of lift trucks and complete required forms
  • Ensure lift truck maintenance and servicing requirements are met
  • Build orders to required specifications for delivery
  • Load and unload building materials in a safe and efficient manner
  • Check load contents for accuracy and secure materials
  • Ensure that all products are shipped on schedule and according to specific instructions by management to meet customer demands 
  • Maintain contact with supervisor(s) and work to resolve issues as they arise
  • Act as an ambassador of the company with all employees and customers
  • Follow all regulations, company policies, and procedures
  • Other duties as assigned by management

Job Requirements

Skills and Qualifications

  • Valid forklift certification (propane)
  • Forklift experience is essential 
  • Effective communication skills and ability to read and speak English
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics
  • Basic hand tool skills
  • Physical requirements include:
    • Ability to lift and carry up to 50lbs
    • Sitting and driving for longs periods of time
    • Frequently climbing up and down stairs
    • Pulling, pushing, bending and torso twisting movements with weight

 

Compensation

  • Wages – competitive wages based on the market and experience
  • Benefits
    • Health benefits including drug and dental coverage, practitioners, vision, disability and life insurance
    • Retirement savings – RRSP or other
  • Perks – Company discounts (employee pricing, mobile phone plans, gym membership), recognition and training programs, opportunities for career advancement, group events and more

If you feel Slegg is a good fit for your career goals and skillset, we invite you to apply and look forward to reviewing your application.