Harry Freeman & Son Limited
 Box 100, Greenfield, Nova Scotia, B0T 1E0 Canada

Forklift Loader Driver

We are currently looking for a Loader Operator to join our Freeman Lumber Team.  This role reports directly to the Dry-end Superintendent/Chief Power Engineer and will be operating and maintaining a fork-loader, while moving and organizing lumber and other wood products on a regular basis.

  • Load, unload, and move products and materials.
  • Operate equipment in a safe and efficient manner ensuring that all safety procedures and applicable codes are followed.
  • Complete equipment checks and perform preventive maintenance on equipment.
  • Maintain clean work environment.
  • Filling out daily maintenance records.
  • Performing all other duties as assigned.

Skills/Abilities:

  • Ensure compliance of safe work practices and health and safety policies and procedures.
  • Work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to multi-task while working under pressure.
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Must be physically capable of bending, reaching, lifting and able to work in extreme environments (hot, cold, rain, snow).
  • Availability to work rotating shiftwork (day/evening shifts), weekends, holidays, and overtime hours.

Qualifications

  • Forklift driver or heavy equipment loader experience.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.
  • Must be qualified to work in Canada.

Compensation:  $22.25 per hour for first 3 months.

Our Total Compensation Package includes:

  • Competitive wages based on experience.
  • Benefits including extended health, vision care and dental care.
  • On-the-job training; additional paid training.
  • Group RRSP match to a maximum of 2%.
  • Group Life and Accident Insurance.
  • Two (2) weeks vacation.
  • Eleven (11) paid holidays.

Apply:

If you are ready to grow your career in a company that prides itself on growth, a safe work environment, rewarding work, flexibility, and career opportunities; come build your career with us at Freeman Lumber.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to employment@freemanlumber.comWe thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.