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Yard Forklift Operator- Balzac, AB

Balzac, AB, CA






Job ID:  225762


Expocrete an Oldcastle company is looking for a Yard Forklift Operator- Balzac, AB. Helping our customer’s vision to become reality is what we do at Expocrete. We design, manufacture and inventory an extensive selection of hardscape concrete products including paving stones, walkway slabs, yardscapes, landscape/retaining walls, and garden walls – available in colours and textures rivaled only by nature.




Key Responsibilities:

·       Forklift operation; including the loading and off-loading trucks in a seasonally busy environment (spring/summer/fall)

·       Working with customers (truck drivers) to ensure all product ordered is safely loaded onto truck, may be required to answer general questions about product

·       Ensure that all personal entering the yard is complaint with safety rules and standards (e.g. all truck drivers must be wearing P.P.E and use corner boards, etc.)

·       Act as the last line of defense in the quality control process by ensuring product being loaded meets quality standards

·       May inspect transfers of product (coming into the yard) for damage caused during the transportation process and report to supervisor

·       During the seasonal slow-down will be required to support other departments including production, sales/marketing, and general plant/office maintenance on a variety of projects (e.g. building display boards, covering the production line for breaks, building shelves, etc.)

·       Responsible for preparing picks (special orders for customers)

·       Preparing and building fire-pit bundle kits for customers

·       Receive and distribute deliveries within the site

·       On a daily basis work, collaboratively with Customer Service department on orders

·       Maintain housekeeping in yard and various buildings on property

·       Participate in company inventory process and control (e.g. cycle counts, seasonal count, raw material count, etc.)

·       Other duties as assigned



·       Must be comfortable with walking, climbing, standing and lifting (physically strenuous); must be able to lift up 50 pounds without assistance

·       Must be comfortable working in a variety of climates (mostly outdoors in hot and cold temperatures); dusty & noisy

·       Willingness to complete a variety of work assignments

·       Must be a champion of safety practices and adhere to all safety protocols and workplace policies

·       Must be friendly, outgoing, energetic, well-spoken and comfortable working with a variety of people (internally and externally)

·       Must be able to memorize lot lay-out and product information very quickly



·       Must have prior 1 to 2 years of experience operating all-terrain forklifts

·       High School Diploma or equivalent

·       Previous experience loading trucks (e.g. b-trains) is considered an asset

·       Available to work extended shifts when required (overtime)


Why you should join Expocrete today:

  • Competitive hourly wage and excellent variable pay plan
  • Comprehensive Benefit Program (many are Employer paid)
  • Matching GRRSP
  • Flex Days
  • Safety Recognition Program
  • Employee Education Assistance Program
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