The forklift operator will be responsible for the safe operation of a 45,000 lb. capacity forklift while performing the duties of unloading the mill, loading and unloading trucks and rail cars as well as moving lumber in the yard.
Experience with forklift operation in an industrial environment;
Must have a valid Counterbalance Forklift ticket;
Able to work both independently and in a team environment;
Strong communication skills and the ability to work well with others;
Strong problem solving skills;
Commitment to working safely coupled with strong communication & interpersonal skills;
Alignment with Tolko’s values of safety, respect, progressiveness, integrity, open communication and profit;
Ability to work mornings, afternoon and graveyards and weekends.
With state-of-the-art operations across western Canada, Tolko is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of forest products for customers around the world. For over 60 years, our family-owned company has been recognized by our customers and business partners for being reliable, flexible, efficient and offering quality products. With the third generation of family leadership, we’re continuing that legacy today in our divisions throughout western Canada.
At Tolko, our values, vision and mission aren’t just what we believe. They’re how we work, live and serve our customers every day. Fundamental to our success is a committed workforce that thrives on change, building relationships, and a drive toward excellence.
We are committed to the well-being of future generations through responsible operational and environmental performance. This commitment applies to all aspects of our business. We hold third-party certification on the forestlands that we sustainably manage in BC, Alberta and Saskatchewan. And, through our community investment strategy, we strive to play an active and constructive role in the communities where we live and work. Whether we’re providing jobs, volunteering or giving through donations, we work to make our communities stronger and more vibrant through active participation.
When you join Tolko, you’re saying yes to a company that has been built on integrity, respect, and provides employees with the inclusive environment, support and opportunity they need to build great lives.
We’re more than an industry leader. We’re the place where you succeed as our most valuable resource!
An unyielding commitment to your personal safety
Competitive pay and exceptional benefits
The opportunity to work with the best and brightest in the industry
An open, innovative culture
A positive, dynamic work environment
Technical and leadership training to ensure you work successfully and safely
Head Office: 3000 - 28th Street, Vernon, British Columbia, Canada V1T 6M1
Tolko is a family run, privately owned, Canadian company diversified by geography and product. Tolko manufactures lumber, plywood and veneer, oriented strand board, co-products, biomass power, and a growing number of specialty wood products. Founded in 1956, Tolko today directly employs over 3000 people in 17 operations across Western Canada and delivers products to more than 30 countries around the world.
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