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Home Hardware Building Centre
9820 - 108th Street
Fort St. John, (Canada)

Phone: 250-787-0371

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Forklift Driver


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Employment Type:

Full time





Job Description:

Job Description:
Handling Freight and Merchandise
-  Load and unload materials
-  Be familiar with the location(s) of all inventory and equipment
-  Maintain maximum security in yard. Prevent loss and damage to merchandise in the yard
-  Build special delivery orders when necessary
-  Safely operate yard equipment and tools, including pallet jack, lumber cart, banding machine, saws, etc. 

Equipment Usage and Safety
-  Ensure that all safety precautions are taken within the yard under all circumstances including the correct handling of freight equipment, when loading and unloading trucks and pallets, when moving merchandise around the yard, when cutting pipe, wood, wire mesh, etc.
-  Be familiar with all equipment safety procedures for lumber cart, pallet jack, banding machine, saws, etc.
-  Work in a safe manner in accordance to provincial and federal safety legislation, as well as use of good common sense. Report any potential hazards and unsafe behaviour to management 

-  Store materials in correct location in the yard
-  Keep the yard clean and the inventory neat and orderly
-  Restock lumber bins, sheds, etc. when they are depleted
-  Make an effort to minimize waste whenever possible 

Customer Service
-  Identify and assist customers with advice, information, and/or help in gathering and loading orders.
-  Assist customers in handling large or heavy items
-  Resolve customer complaints
-  Communicate well with in-store staff, delivery drivers, coworkers etc. to ensure smooth and efficient operations
-  Work on special projects and additional duties as assigned by the Yard Supervisor and Yard Foreman, and attend meetings, training sessions, etc. as required.
-  Assist in taking annual inventory counts 

Work Conditions
-  Work weeks are 5 days, between Monday and Saturday, 8 hours per day
-  Must be alert and able to handle changing priorities within the yard
-  Physical activity required, including lifting and moving materials, reaching overhead, bending, squatting,  kneeling, and occasionally moving materials weighing up to 100lbs to or from the yard, placing them on to, or removing from trucks, pallets, etc.
-  High school graduate or equivalent
-  Report directly to management; Meet with management for quarterly/annual performance review

Job Requirements:

Employment Requirements
-  Forklift operator license
-  Friendly, helpful communication and cooperative attitude towards customers and coworkers
-  Must be able to take and follow directions
-  Must have good organizational skills and be self-motivated
-  Good comprehension of written and printed materials, and arithmetic to verify orders, invoices, etc.

How to Apply:

This position is outdoors and you must be willing to work in various weather conditions and temperatures.

If interested, please send resume to
ellenv@hhfsj.com, fax to 250-787-0304 or drop off in the store.  Please note that, due to the volume of resumes, we will contact only those parties being considered for interviews.

We thank you in advance for your interest in Home Hardware.

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