Shipping & Forklift Operator

Shipping & Forklift Operator

Shipping & Forklift Operator

Location: Columbia Falls, MT
Category: Skilled Trades
Employment Type: Contract-to-Hire
Job ID: 38760
Date Added: 10/04/2022

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Shipping and Forklift Operator

If you have skills as a Shipping and Forklift Operator, let LC Staffing help you build a career with a local company that has a solid foundation here in the valley. We are looking for a safety conscience, reliable shipping and forklift operator who thrives working around wood and understands the lumber industry. You would be working closely with the sales and shipping manager, equipment operators, contractors, and lumber customers.


  • Load lumber units onto trucks, trailers, and railcars
  • Diagram safe loading of trucks and railcars
  • Maintain shipping yard and lumber inventory and works with shipping manager on order discrepancies
  • Keep lumber units clean, roofed and adequately supported
  • Maintain and fuel forklift; report any equipment issues to mechanical shop
  • Correct any lumber loads and help with re-banding lumber units as needed
  • Keep railroad siding and switches clear of mud, snow and ice
  • Communicate effectively and professionally with truck drivers and the general public


  • Ability to pass pre-employment drug screen
  • Basic mechanical and prior experience in safe forklift operations, preferred
  • Experience safely loading/unloading of lumber products on railcars, trucks, and trailers, preferred
  • Experience working with lumber products and inventory rotations, preferred

Wage:  Starting at $20.63 hour/DOE
Shift:  Monday – Friday, 6:00am – 3:00pm or later (depending on trucks – overtime available)

Get in touch! Call or text 406-752-0191 to reach Andrew in our Kalispell LC Staffing Office.


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