Forklift Operator

Country:  US

Classic Stone is one of the largest manufacturers of wetcast concrete and bagged decorative aggregate in the Western United States. Product lines include wetcast stepping stones, patio stones, edgers, and bagged decorative aggregate. We are a proud member of Basalite Building Products company.

POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Plant Manager and Yard Lead, this position supports the Dispatch and Production departments in all areas of stocking, loading and unloading trucks 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.

  • Check-in Yard Lead and Dispatcher at the beginning of each shift.
  • Assist Yard Lead with all duties or needs that are required.
  • Complete daily pre-shift inspections and service on all production plant forklifts.
  • Loads and unloads trucks as needed.
  • Maintains work area according to company standards for cleanliness.
  • Responsible for transporting pallets in the plant and inspect for defects (broken and/or missing boards).
  • Assure that the pallets are not upside down and keep pallet storage area clean and organized.
  • Ensure that pertinent materials to be stored in the yard are tagged properly.
  • Stock rows of materials straight and neat and in the proper place in yard.
  • Add the date and quantity on the first stack of each product.
  • Promote and maintain all 5S Housekeeping standards.
  • Clear excessive product in front of Break Room Trailer when appropriate.
  • 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.
  • Abides by all safety rules set forth by company and governmental regulatory agencies and ensures that hazardous conditions are reported and corrected.
  • All other duties and responsibilities assigned from time to time by the company or its designated representatives.
  • 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.

  • Working knowledge of forklift use and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of Safety rules, regulations and procedures
  • Ability to listen and follow direction.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with peers, customers and superiors.
  • Requires basic math, reading and writing skills.
  • On-the-job training experience is required to be able to perform duties.
  • Ability to shovel and do general clean up duties.
  • Must pass forklift test on rules and procedures.
  • 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 climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling may be required.
  • Occasionally required to bend at the waist; Lift and/or move 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.
  • 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: Phoenix