Forklift Operator


Tracy, CA, 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 Superintendent, this position loads, transports, and unloads, 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 a forklift to load and unload trucks. 

  • Arranges product in the yard and warehouses and keeps product straight and orderly. 

  • Checks all products for quality issues. 

  • Organizes and moves pallets to various yard locations as needed. 

  • Dumps skip buckets of broken or damaged product. 

  • Performs daily safety inspection of forklifts. 

  • Maintains and fuels forklift including checking and maintaining oil and water. 

  • Maintains clean and orderly work area. 

  • Performs and signs 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, including overtime and weekends.  


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 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. 

  • Ability to communicate effectively with peers, customers and superiors. 

  • Ability to listen and follow directions.  

  • 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.  


  • Standing, walking, sitting, talking/listening, bending and twisting at the neck and waist, climbing or balancing, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms. 

  • Simple grasping with both right and left hands. 

  • Lifting to 100 pounds. 

  • Occasionally required to bend at the waist; Lift and/or move up to 15 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. 


  • Work near moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, outdoor weather conditions, heat or cold (non-weather) conditions. 

  • Very loud noise. 

  • Working around trucks in congested traffic areas. 

  • Plant environment with loud noise, moving machinery, dusty, dirty. 

  • 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: Stockton