Load Checker/Gate Guard

Fort Lupton
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.

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Customer Service Manager, this position checks the loads of inbound and outbound trucks for accuracy and maintains a list of all vehicles in the yard; 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.


  • Counts and verifies all products on inbound and outbound trucks.
  • Maintains an accurate list of all vehicles in yard.
  • Maintains a line of communication between dispatch and yard personnel.
  • Maintains a proper number of trucks in each area of the yard.
  • Performs truck checks for discrepancies in regard to descriptions and quantities on SAP load paperwork.
  • Confers with Management regarding inventory shortages with scheduled delivery dates. 
  • Coordinates with other plant staff for shipment of stock transports. 
  • Prioritizes trucks by status, (i.e. will calls, store loads, etc.) with careful attention to delivery times and locations.
  • Develops a working knowledge of all products and recommended installation requirements as well as established procedures.  
  • Changes delivery notes to reflect loading changes and inventory shortages. Notifies dispatch before truck leaves.
  • Checks and signs all necessary paperwork and ensures that all load counts are accurate.
  • Stops and checks all vehicles / persons entering and exiting the plant, making sure that no product leaves without proper paperwork
  • Checks accuracy of credit tags on all returned product, directing returned product to assigned holding area.
  • Weekly and monthly reporting responsibilities for retention per company policies. 
  • Scans and files all required documents and paperwork into SAP, SharePoint and/or other required sources. 
  • 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.
  • Participates in physical semi-annual inventory counts. Two weekends required per calendar year.
  • Maintains confidentiality in all aspects of administering duties and responsibilities. 
  • 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.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Requires basic math, reading and writing skills.
  • On-the-job training experience is required to be able to perform duties.
  • Ability to operate a forklift and any other equipment required to perform duties.
  • Requires basic reading and writing skills.
  • Basic mathematics and counting is required.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  • Must be able to communicate in a professional manner with peers, superiors and customers.
  • Working knowledge of plant inventory.
  • Must be able to work overtime when 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.


  • Standing, walking, talking/listening, simple grasping with both hands, pushing and pulling with both hands, reaching with hands and arms below shoulder level.
  • Lifting up-to 100 pounds.
  • Regular attendance is required.


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 and exposure to dust.
  • Extreme temperatures.
  • Wear mandatory and/or other appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)


HOURLY RATE: $16.00/hour

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: Fort Collins
Nearest Secondary Market: Greeley