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Aerotek Forklift Operator in Des Moines, Iowa


Must Haves: Lift 50 to 100 pounds Forklift operating experience required Warehouse or material handler or lumber yard or construction experience preferred Read work orders in English

Job Description: Individual will work in a lumber yard that is mainly all outdoors working off of a bill of lading work order. The work orders will state what pallets they will need to prepare and build for that days outgoing shipments. One pallet is built those orders will be moved to prep station with a forklift, so operating a forklift often is required for the role. Some other orders will be pulling product like plywood, lumber, windows, doors, trim, treated wood, etc. either manually or operating a forklift Load and unload building materials into yard and compete inventory needs Some outgoing shipments will require additional assistance with securing the product to the flatbed trucks Candidates must be open to learning building materials, types of lumber, various lengths sizes, how they are set in inventory and if the lumber is treated or not Pull product off of job order through matching the order form General cleaning of yard


Forklift, operator, order, picker, general, labor, shipping, receiving

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Must Haves: Ability to lift 50 to 100 lbs 1 year operating forklift 1 year general production role operating a forklift or warehouse or lumber yard or construction field operating forklift experience Ability to read work orders in English

Preferred warehouse or or lumber knowledge from previous employment.

Experience Level:

Entry Level

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.