Forklift Operator

Posted: 09/06/2019


  • Any labor required to handle, prepare, treat, transport,label, and store lumber products
  • This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday with 8 to 12 hour shifts including some Saturdays.
  • There are 2 shift options. The first team starts at 7 am and the second team starts at 1 pm.
  • Weekly work schedules are shared in advance.
  • This position is not exempt from overtime pay.
  • No travel is expected for this position.


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

1. Daily perform the task of treating wood to include loading and unloading of the cylinder, tagging wood, repackaging and repairing bundles as well as redistributing wood back into the yard to proper location and status.

2. Heavily involved in the maintenance and upkeep of the treating plant per the maintenance schedule.

3. Have the ability to properly complete daily production paperwork.

4. Load and Tag wood properly.

5. Rotate wood on the yard according to the rotation plan.

6. Meet treating process change out time goals.

7. Operate all machines in accordance with Company, OSHA and specific product procedures and recommendations.

8. Complete all daily paperwork necessary to operate equipment.

9. Personally be on time and in compliance with CompanyHandbook.

10. Any other tasks assigned by VP of Operations.


1. Must be proficient in operating a Forklift safely.

2. Knowledge of company Brand Commitment, Mission, Vision and Values and a desire to be better every day.

3. Ability to multitask in fast paced environment.

4. Ability to communicate effectively and be a Team Player.


1. May require prolonged sitting, driving, forklift vibration.

2. Must be able to properly handle wood which may require climbing, balance, stooping, crouching, walking and lifting.

3. Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions; heat, cold, rain, snow, humidity; fumes and airborne particles.

4. Must be able to lift/carry 40 pounds.

UTD Company Overview
As a Christian owned company, we strive to do what we say we will do and expand the business to the degree that the Lord brings us opportunities and enthusiastic people.
We are in the lumber business to be in the people business.  If hard work, honesty and caring about others is on your short list for a career choice, read our story and give us a call. 
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Our Team
We believe that God owns everything, including this company, and that we are here to serve and honor Him by the way we conduct our business while serving His people.
Brand Commitment – What You Can Count On From Us
Committed to striving to do what we say we will do while delivering good news fast and bad news faster.
The Mission/Vision – What We Want To Do
Committed to glorifying God while serving and treating our team members, customers, suppliers, families and communities the way we want to be treated.
Our Values – What Guides Us
We believe in our values so much that we simplified a 70 page employee handbook and turned it into a 20 page playbook.  If we all start with the same fundamentals, it can allow us the freedom to use our unique talents and make a stronger team.  A full list of values can be found online, but a few highlights include seeking new opportunities, setting goals, measuring everything important and reminding each other to be thankful.

UTD is committed to comply with the laws regarding Equal Employment Opportunity. Therefore, employment, continued employment, benefits, training and advancement are not adversely affected by the team member’s opinion of our religious beliefs.  We hope to inspire, develop and offer resources that will move our team members toward their progressive plan for their lives.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.