Forklift Operator Stockroom

  • Nisku, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

Since 1973, Alta-Fab has been providing innovative, high-quality remote workforce housing and modular solutions to industries across Alberta and Western Canada.  Here at Alta-Fab we pride ourselves on providing our clients with innovative, high-quality modular solutions, designed to meet the industrial space and remote housing needs for any industry. With 400,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing space, we have the capacity to deliver on large-scale jobs.

Job Description

  • Operate forklift to load and unload materials from truck trailers or shipping containers.
  • Operate forklift to move materials on or off pallets, platforms, racking in the warehouse and outdoor storage yards
  • Receive, inspect, verify and classify materials against invoices and other shipping documents noting any irregularities
  • Prepare invoices and other shipping documents manually or by computer
  • Package materials to be shipped and affix identifying information and shipping instructions for delivery, inner-yard transfer or customer pick-up
  • Stack skids or pallets in designated areas and clean up and dispose of scrap bracing, cardboard and strapping placing in proper containers or designated areas
  • Maintain storage areas, entry and exit points, and all high traffic avenues to ensure all areas are free of trash and debris to allow for unobstructed safe passage
  • Perform routine post and pre-inspection on forklift and equipment
  • Report any damage to forklift, equipment, racks, inventory or safety hazards
  • Assist in the completion of inventory audits
  • Other duties as required


  • A strong commitment to safety and a safety leader
  • Ability to work safely in a high-speed manufacturing environment
  • Position requires 2 years or more experience operating a 5000 – 10,000 lb. sit down forklift
  • Ability to drive a forklift performing basic operations such as driving forwards, driving backwards, lifting and lowering boom, or maneuvering in tight areas without damaging product
  • Ability to work with racking systems pulling and placing pallets on/off vertical product racking systems
  • Ability to loading/unloading pallets from trucks or shipping containers maximizing storage by stacking products vertically
  • Experience with standards of operation on minimum/maximum speeds, signaling, putting product in appropriate area
  • Ability to pass Forklift Driving Skills test or currently possess Forklift Driving Certificate
  • Must be able to work independently or in a group/team setting
  • Ability to work in a physically demanding position
  • Ability to work in an outdoor and indoor environment
  • Experienced working within an inventory control program
  • Position requires strong English communication skills, including written, spoken and comprehension
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada

Additional Information

Year round full time employment. Must have vehicle to commute to Nisku.  Application process required pre-employment drug, alcohol and physical testing.