Kiln Forklift Operator

West Fraser

Job title: “Kiln Forklift Operator”

Firm: “West Fraser”

Anticipated wage: “”

Location: “Clarence, NY”

Job description: $1,500 Worker Referral Program

This place provides a difficult and rewarding alternative to turn out to be a part of workforce. Because the profitable candidate, you’ll be chargeable for driving a diesel-powered industrial truck geared up with lifting units similar to forklift to push, pull, raise, stack, tier, or transfer merchandise, tools, or supplies.

What you’ll do:

  • Separate and re-inject lumber that has fallen from packs of lumber being transported from Inexperienced Stackers to the Kilns and from Kilns to the dry lumber yard.
  • Grease kiln vans.
  • Grease kilns and fan shaft bearings weekly.
  • Breakdown dry lumber on the kiln vans and stack within the designated areas.
  • Place inexperienced lumber stacks on kiln carts with concrete weights and put together it for entry into the dry kiln.
  • Take away dried lumber from the kiln and place in dry storage space in accordance with size and dimension.
  • Reload kilns as wanted with inexperienced lumber.
  • Hold Kiln space and Lumber yard in a clear and arranged method.
  • Report any drying defects seen throughout everyday duties, to Supervisor.
  • Report any steam leaks to Supervisor.
  • Help Supervisor in day by day duties as wanted.
  • Help in sustaining and cleansing of the dry kilns throughout upkeep intervals.
  • Robust dedication to working safely
  • Performing day by day inspections of raise vans and finishing required types
  • Guaranteeing raise truck upkeep and servicing necessities are met
  • Loading and unloading supplies in a protected and environment friendly method
  • Sustaining contact with the supervisor(s) and dealing to resolve any points as they could they come up
  • Following all rules, firm insurance policies, and procedures

Required expertise and expertise you will want:

  • Most popular kiln forklift expertise
  • Minimal two years of expertise
  • Robust interpersonal and communication expertise
  • The need to be taught, develop and succeed
  • Industrial expertise and post-secondary schooling could be thought-about an asset
  • Robust dedication to working safely
  • Should be capable of work rotating shifts
  • Should be at the very least 18 years outdated and have a HS Diploma/GED

Our extremely aggressive compensation package deal and excellent advantages embrace:

  • Advantages beginning Day 1
  • Aggressive beginning pay
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Imaginative and prescient
  • Wellness Pay Program
  • 401k with firm match
  • Life Insurance coverage
  • Incapacity Insurance coverage
  • Paid holidays and holidays


In case you are able to construct your profession in an organization that thrives on progress, a protected work setting, rewarding work, problem, and alternative, come construct your profession with us at West Fraser: /jobs

We thank all candidates for his or her curiosity; nonetheless, solely these chosen for an interview will probably be contacted. Please apply by way of our on-line software course of and make sure you connect a resume as resumes won’t be accepted on the website. No telephone inquiries, please.

West Fraser is a diversified wooden merchandise firm producing lumber, OSB, LVL, MDF, plywood, pulp, newsprint, wooden chips, and power with over 60 services in Canada, the USA, and Europe. We’re the biggest lumber producer in North America, a number one international producer of wood-based panels, and the world’s largest producer of oriented strand board (OSB).

Our staff function in a tradition that values security first and rewards laborious work. We acknowledge and help our workforce tradition and give attention to rising our workforce by selling from inside – lots of our staff have constructed their careers with us.

West Fraser believes inclusive, various groups construct a extra vibrant workforce, safer operations, and a stronger firm general. We attempt to create workplaces and management groups which are reflective of the various communities we’re part of. We won’t discriminate towards any applicant for employment on the idea of race, gender, nationwide origin, or another protected authorized attribute.

West Fraser is an Equal Alternative Employer M/F/V/D & Drug-Free Office

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