Heavy Forklift Operator (15K) – Everett

At Woodtone, we know our biggest asset is our people. That collective combination of talent, skills, and expertise is the driving force behind our ability to make and manufacture innovative products while delivering exceptional service year after year. We work hard and play hard!

Job description

Heavy Forklift Operator (15K) – Everett

Come join our awesome TEAM!

Woodtone is a family run business with 40-years of producing quality products for our customers. The products we create are the choice of builders, architects, and homeowners throughout North America. Woodtone’s products and services make homes look great and perform over the long term, without sacrificing the environment. The trust associated with the company has been earned by two generations of dedicated and passionate people that make up the Woodtone team.

We are seeking an experienced and safety focused operator to drive a 15K forklift to load, unload and store lumber & building materials. The average employee has 8 years at Woodtone, and we want people who are interested in staying and growing with us!

  • $23.00 – $25.00/hr with increases after 3 and 12 months
  • Extended health and dental benefits after 3 months
  • Annual company profit share bonus program
  • 401 (k) 3% matching
  • Monday – Friday with opportunities for over-time
  • Awesome work culture and great team
  • Opportunities to grow, learn, and develop.


  • Operate forklift with foot and hand controls.
  • Safely load and unload lumber and building materials (raw and finished) into storage locations.
  • Keep working area 6S compliant
  • Use forklift to build outgoing orders for lumber and building materials.
  • Use forklift to load completed orders onto delivery equipment maintaining safe procedures and stacking methods.
  • Maintain quality standards in regard to securing loose wrapping and sorting of damaged material.
  • Operate bander and other facility equipment as necessary.
  • Follow safety procedures as outlined by the company safety program and operator manual for forklift.

Required Skills:

  • Forklift certified and safety oriented
  • Product knowledge of lumber and engineered building materials is a plus.
  • Work is outside in working conditions that vary depending on seasons. Temperature variations and inclement weather are real aspects of the work environment.
  • Must be able to lift up to 100 lbs. with assistance
  • Able to spend long amounts of time sitting & stooping
  • Experience loading/unloading flatbed trailers is a plus!!
  • Team first attitude; strong interpersonal skills
  • Reliability in attendance and punctuality

Required Experience:

  • 2+ years’ experience in HEAVY forklift operation required
  • 1 year of handling finished building materials or operating in a manufacturing facility/environment


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