JOB TITLE: YARD MAN WITH LIFT TRUCK LICENCE
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Yard Foreman
BASIS FUNCTION: Greet and serve customers. Receive stock, pull and prepare for delivery merchandise. Helps keep warehouses maintained well, clean, organized and safe.
- Provides customer service for retail, contractor or professional builder customers.
- Load outgoing merchandise. Ensure that merchandise quantity and description match the invoice order.
- Unload incoming merchandise. Ensures that merchandise received matches orders and put in the designated area.
- Evaluates returned merchandise for proper disposition (resale, salvage, etc) and confirm with yard foreman.
- Maintains accurate inventory count
- Maintains a clean yard environment including warehouses, fences and open areas.
- Keep machinery clean and functional.
- Follow compliance of Health and Safety policies and procedures.
- Help and assist lift truck operator and drivers in the yard.
EDUCATION: High School diploma or general education degree (GED)
EXPERIENCE: At least three (3) year in customer service. Previous heavy lifting is a definite asset. Two (2) years with a counterbalance lift truck.
SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:
- Good interpersonal, communication and Customer Service Skills
- Good reading, writing and mathematical skills
- Familiarity with industrial workplace and machinery
- Strength (lift, carry, push and pull): Maximum lift, 100 lbs.; Frequently lift/carry up to 50 lbs.
- Must be able to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, reach with manual dexterity and see acute depth perception and field of vision.
- Trunk rotation with 20 lbs. at arms length 180 degrees from side to side.
- Bend, stoop or squat to floor level on a repetitive basis.
- Reach over head to grasp materials.
ENVIRONMENT AND PHYSICAL WORKING CONDITIONS:
- Work outside in temperatures ranging from extreme heat to extreme cold.
LICENCE AND CERTIFICATION: Valid driver’s licence with a clean driver abstract and insurable at a regular rate by the insurers of the employer. Valid WHMIS Certification, Valid Basics of Fall Protection Certification. Valid Lift Truck Operator Licence.