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.

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Yard Supervisor, this position supports the yard, delivery, customer service and assisting in all areas as needed; 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 to transport brick, block, stone etc.
  •  Loads material on trucks.
  •  Assists customers and communicates with sales counter.
  •  Consolidates lanes.
  •  Fills out paperwork as required.
  •  Inspects, maintains and fuels forklift as needed.
  • Performs clean-up in yard.
  •  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.

  • High School education or equivalent.
  • On-the-job training required to perform essential duties and responsibilities.
  • Must be able to read and comprehend simple instructions.
  • Written and oral communication skills required to communicate with customers and peers.
  • Requires basic math skills.
  • Basic Mechanical aptitude and physical dexterity.
  • Ability to operate forklift and any other equipment required to perform duties
  • Basalite Forklift Certification must be obtained.
  • 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 sit.
  • Occasionally required to bend at the waist; Lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  • Occasionally climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling may be required.

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

  • Office environment with moderate noise. 
  • 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: Boise
Nearest Secondary Market: Meridian