Industrial Equipment/Forklift Operator


Manufacturing and Production

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Valid City, State or Zip Code

Hephzibah,Augusta-Richmond County,Richmond,Augusta

Job Type




Salary Range

19.0 - 19.0 HOURLY

No. of Openings


Branch Information

Waynesboro, GA - (USA) 733 E 7th St GA Waynesboro , GA 30830

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Job Description

We need Candidates experienced with heavy machinery. This position will not be palletizing.

Manpower of Augusta is seeking Industrial (35,000lb. or larger) Forklift Operators for a local lumber mill. Forklift responsibilities include but are not limited to:

*Unload and properly place packs in the appropriate storage location *Load packs on to Tilt hoist *Assist in lift operating procedures at the green stacker when necessary *Assist in finish forklift duties whenever needed *Involved in the week-end loading and unloading of the dry kilns *Maintain safe work areas, collecting debris and disposing of sawdust and dropped lumber in assigned areas *Show a willingness and flexibility to perform various job assignments that may change daily *Support our culture of safety by adhering to mill safety policies and procedures at all times *Complete equipment checks and perform preventive maintenance on equipment.

This is a permanant position that will provide a highly competitive compensation package including:

Competitive starting pay along with on-the-job training and a culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
Outstanding benefits package including medical, dental, 401k, life insurance, disability, paid vacations and holidays

Candidate must be able to lift 50lbs. Must to work 12 hour swing shifts. Candidate must be experienced in driving a large capacity Forklift of 35,000lbs or more. Class 4 or 5 certification is preferred.

High School Diploma or GED
Minimum of six (6) months in a manufacturing or industrial environment preferred
Prior industrial forklift experience
Ability to drive a 35,000-pound Forklift
Must be able to distinguish size, widths, lengths, or types of lumber.
Ability to work outdoors in all temperatures in loud, high volume environments performing physical tasks throughout the shift
Ability to perform the essential functions of the position which includes walking, standing, sitting, climbing stairs, bending and lifting up to 50 pounds
Ability to perform all tasks in accordance with West Fraser safety policies and procedures
Recognize and support our team culture, communicating effectively with all team members
Ability to work day or night shifts, holidays and weekends as this position will work 12 hour swing shifts.
Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check, drug screen test and physical