Forklift Operator

Country/Region:  US

Basalite Building Products, LLC is one of the largest manufacturers of concrete masonry products in the Western United States. Product lines include structural block, interlocking paving stones, engineered wall systems, retaining walls, ornamental and garden products, and a full range of sack goods. We are a proud member of the Pacific Coast Building Products Family of Companies.


Under the supervision of the Superintendent, the Forklift Operator supports the Tiger plant in all areas of transporting and unloading various materials utilizing a forklift and is responsible for supporting and demonstrating the Core Values of Integrity, Safety, Respect, Customer Focus, Quality, Innovation and Financial Success. Performs other related duties as assigned.




ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Operates forklift and transport blocks.
  • Arranges block properly in the yard by color, keeping rows straight.
  • Checks blocks for quality problems.
  • Checks with cuber on blocks coming out on cubing line and unload cubing line.
  • Stacks pallets and moves parts of pallets to new locations for use as needed.
  • Dumps skip buckets of broken blocks and throw away.
  • Inspects forklift for safety and proper working conditions.
  • Maintains and fuels forklift including checking and maintaining oil and water.
  • Cleans work area.
  • Assists at times in the plant in other various duties including cleanup and lineworker duties.
  • Performs required paperwork.
  • Attends safety meetings and abides by all safety rules set forth by company and governmental regulatory agencies; ensures that hazardous conditions are reported and corrected.
  • Regular attendance is required.


QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


  • Requires basic, reading and writing skills.
  • On the job training experience is required to be able to perform duties
  • Ability to operate forklift and any other equipment required to perform duties and be forklift certified.
  • Must be able to verbally communicate effectively with peers and superiors.
  • Regular attendance is required.



PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


  • Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel; Reach with hands and arms; Talk and listen; Stand, walk, and sitting.
  • Occasionally required to bend at the waist; Lift and/or move items weighing above 76 pounds with assistance.


WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.


  • Plant environment with loud noise, moving machinery, dusty, dirty.
  • Outdoor weather conditions.
  • Extreme temperatures.
  • Wear mandatory and/or other appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)



This is a regular, full-time position with competitive compensation and full benefits including medical/dental insurance, disability benefits, life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing retirement plan, and wellness programs. We are an equal opportunity employer and promote a drug free workplace

Nearest Major Market: Sacramento
Nearest Secondary Market: Fairfield