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AWW - WA - Forklift Loader

Job Locations US-WA-Washougal
Job ID 2021-2167


$1000 EMPLOYEE RETENTION BONUS PROGRAM! Starting Salary $22.12


Allweather Wood (AWW) is looking for  experienced Forklift Truck Loaders to full-line manufacturing and distribution facility in Washougal, WA facility. We are committed to training, growing, and investing in our staff. 

  • We are an Essential Business, and we are expanding our operations. 
  • We offer on the job training in multiple career opportunities.
  • We have Immediate job placement available for the right people!
  • The company offers secure employment, family-level wages, company paid medical, dental, and vision benefits plus much more!  

The Allweather Wood (AWW) pressure treated plant is a full-line manufacturing and distribution facility in Washougal, WA. The faclity specializes in Hem-fir products for the Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Utah, Montana, and Idaho markets. The Allweather Wood facility inventories over 8 million feet of Lumber, Plywood, and Miscellaneous treated items.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Operate liquefied gas industrial forklift to load and unload trucks safely and efficiently.  Participate constructively to the movement and warehousing of products to ensure that customer requirements for superior products are met in the safest and service-oriented manner available.

  • Operate forklift to load trucks
  • Comply with management directives for equitable loading assignment allocation
  • Comply with procedures for stock picking, transport, loading and stock rotation
  • Load truck in a style that provides for maximum logistical efficiency, and in a manner consistent with government regulatory constraints for volume, weight, center of gravity, load integrity, and transportation safety
  • Maintain stock in designated area ready for loading on trucks
  • Move levers and press pedals to drive truck and control movement of lifting apparatus
  • Position forks under units, pallets, skids, boxes, products, or materials and transports load to designated area
  • Unload and stack material by raising and lowering lifting device
  • Load or unload materials onto or off of pallets, skids, or lifting device
  • Maintain work area in a clean and organized condition


  •  High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and 6 months to 1-year related experience and/or training.
  • Possess a current forklift operator’s license, or be able to provide proof of previous forklift operator’s license.
  • Interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to operate a hand-held calculator.
  • Write routine reports and correspondence and speak effectively with customers and employees of organization.
  • Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.
  • Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and communicate. Frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or craw and is occasionally required to stand and walk.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Regularly use arms and legs to get into and out of forklift multiple times a day. Use hands, wrists, and arms to operate forklift and use legs and feet to push forklift pedals.
  • Regular exposure to moving mechanical parts, outside weather conditions, airborne particles and vibration.

 Physical Requirements

  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  • The employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions and vibration. 
  • The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Frequently required to communicate and occasionally required to climb or balance
  • The employee is also regularly required to sit when operating equipment.
  • The employee will be subject to varying weather conditions including rain, snow, ice, wind, heat and cold
  • The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and communicate.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds of weight and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds of weight.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.




Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.

Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.

Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.


Equal Opportunity Employer, Valuing Diversity of our Workforce and Offering a Drug Free Workplace


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