Requisition Number: 2801 7G 021
Job Title: Lumberyard Associate (Forklift Operator)
City: Valley Park
State: MO
Salary Range: $18 an hour

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Lumberyard Associate (Forklift Operator)

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Description/Job Summary


At 84 Lumber we're hiring immediately for a Full-Time Outdoor Warehouse Associate/ Forklift Operator for our lumberyard in Peerless Park/St. Louis Area. We're located at 239 W. Outer Rd. Peerless Park 63088. 

84 Lumber is the nation’s leading building material supplier with over 250 stores nationwide. To learn more about 84 Lumber and prepare for your interview, please visit our YouTube channel here: or on Tik Tok @84lumbercompany

Direct experience or not, we're a company that likes to teach. We do our forklift training and certification in-house. 

Schedule: 7AM-5PM Monday - Friday with some Saturdays.

Pay: Starting $18/hr 

Benefits include Medical, Dental, and Vision. 3 buckets of time off; Sick pay, PTO, and vacation time. 401k profit sharing- this means that a portion of 84 Lumber's pre-tax profits is contributed to our employees' retirement accounts. And a referral program. Refer an associate to any of our full-time positions and receive up to $1000. Ask your recruiter for a breakdown. 

*84 Lumber believes in second chances and rehabilitation. Disclosing a criminal history will NOT automatically disqualify you from employment. Each situation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Failure to disclose all requested information may result in your ineligibility for employment or continued employment.

Work Environment
This position requires working in a highly precarious place and near-moving mechanical parts. This position requires working outdoors and being exposed to wet, humid, extremely hot, or extremely cold conditions. This position is exposed to vibrations, risk of electrical shock, airborne particles, and toxic chemicals.

Physical Demands
Requires frequent standing, walking, hearing, use of hands and arms, grasping, handling, feeling, climbing, balancing, crawling, stooping kneeling, crouching, and lifts up to 80 pounds. Rarely this position will be sitting.


What you will be doing: 

  • Keeps lumber yard clean, well-organized
  • Load and unload lumber and building supplies utilizing a forklift
  • Operate a forklift to fill orders of lumber (we train and certify you in house)
  • Operate a saw 

Keeping you safe through Covid 19

As an essential business, our priority is the safety of our associates and customers. From the very beginning, we have followed or exceeded all CDC and Health Department guidelines at the State and local levels. We are vigilant in our safety measures of wearing masks, social distancing, and disinfecting procedures. We're a family at 84 Lumber, and we always take care of our family. 

Required Skills

  • The desire to learn and master the job responsibilities. 
  • Forklift experience helpful (We train)
  • Must take and pass drug test and consent to a background check.
  • Work in outdoor conditions, and ability to load and unload lumber and other building materials with or without reasonable physical accommodations.
  • Lifts to 80 lbs.
  • Frequent bending, standing, walking, grasping, lifting. on and off the forklift
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84 Lumber Company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.