Outdoor Forklift Operator | 1st Shift

Auburn, WA

Posted September 13, 2023

Full-time, Temporary to Hire, Monday - Friday, 5:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Illuminate your path to success! We're hiring skilled Outdoor Forklift Operators for a bright future in electrical distribution supply. Do you enjoy operating heavy machinery and have a keen eye for safety and efficiency? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

We are seeking a dedicated and experienced temp-to-hire Outdoor Forklift Operator to join our dynamic team. As a forklift operator, you will play a crucial role in the efficient movement of electrical materials and products within our outdoor storage yards and loading areas. Your expertise and precision in operating a forklift will be essential to ensure the smooth and timely loading and unloading of goods.


  • $20.00/HR
Schedule: Monday - Friday, 5:00 AM - 2:30 PM

Outdoor Forklift Operator Responsibilities:

  • Operate a forklift to load and unload electrical materials, products, and equipment from trucks, containers, and storage areas.
  • Safely transport materials to designated locations within the outdoor facility, adhering to established safety protocols and guidelines.
  • Conduct routine inspections of the forklift to ensure proper functioning and report any mechanical issues to the maintenance team.
  • Maintain accurate inventory records and ensure proper documentation of materials moved.
  • Collaborate with warehouse and logistics teams to coordinate the movement of goods and maintain an efficient workflow.
  • Adhere to all safety regulations and protocols to create a secure working environment for yourself and your colleagues.
  • Assist in general warehouse duties as needed, including manual lifting and organizing inventory.

Outdoor Forklift Operator Requirements:

  • Proven experience as an outdoor forklift operator, with at least 2 years of relevant experience.
  • Ability to obtain company-provided forklift operator certification and a strong understanding of forklift safety protocols.
  • Proficient in maneuvering a forklift in various weather conditions and challenging outdoor environments.
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination and ability to handle heavy loads with precision.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in documenting inventory movements.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team, demonstrating reliability and flexibility in scheduling.
  • Physically fit and capable of lifting heavy objects and standing for extended periods.
  • High school diploma or equivalent qualification.

Benefits Provided by TERRA During Temp-to-Hire Contract:
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Virtual Care
  • Life, Critical Illness, Accident, Long and Short-Term Disability Insurance
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • 401(K) Retirement Plan with Employer Match
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Gym Membership Discount
  • Potential to qualify for up to 6 paid holidays.
  • Company benefits upon permanent hire.
Additional Benefits:

When you become a full-time part of our team, we'll make sure you have everything you need to succeed and feel comfortable in your role. That includes providing you with special gear to handle all kinds of weather, so you stay safe and cozy even in challenging conditions. We take care of our team by setting up warming and cooling stations in convenient spots around the facility. If the weather gets really extreme, we've got you covered with 30-minute breaks to ensure you can work efficiently and safely. Your well-being is super important to us!

Location: Auburn (accessible by public transportation, free parking)

We are looking for positive and energetic Outdoor Forklift Operators to join our team. If this sounds like you, apply today or call 253-353-7700 right away!

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TERRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

About Your Recruiter

Katie Overbeck

I am a Senior Recruiter for the TERRA Tacoma team. My mission is to identify and match talent with career changing opportunities at all levels. At TERRA, we create success stories every day and the most exciting part of my job is giving so many motivated and talented people the opportunity to thrive. I have a keen ability to understand the demands and objectives of employers, and this results in measurable success.

Named Best of Staffing® 12 years running, TERRA specializes in finding the Right Fit™.

Our mission is simple: Success Stories Created Daily.

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