Experienced HEAVY Forklift Operator - Freight Company


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Located in Seattle, WA

Salary: 18+ DOE

A local Freight company is recruiting an Experienced Forklift Operator to join their team! Your position will focus on safe and efficient loading/unloading of steel, aluminum, and lumber into shipping containers. Some of the product is oddly shaped, requiring you to assess the piece of freight, consider the balance point, and move it safely into the containers. The right candidate will have experience with loading oddly-shaped product into containers. The forklifts are large and heavy, ranging from 10,000 lb to 22,000 lb forklifts.

The weekly shift is 7:30am-4pm with some overtime. Weekend work is rare. Pay rate will start at $18/hour, depending on experience. Once hired on after 600 hours worked, you will have access to the company's Medical/Dental plan and an employer-matched 401k.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Use hand/power tools (chop saw, hammer, nail gun) to assemble wooden storage shelving in containers
  • Prepare products and materials for shipment
  • Track and record units of materials handled
  • Adhere to safety policies and procedures


  • Experience with heavy machines/forklifts.
  • Experience in loading ocean containers is A PLUS!
  • Ability to handle physical workload
  • Strong work ethic

Express Office: Seattle
2401 Fourth Avenue
Suite 150
Seattle, WA 98121
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