Forklift Operator

Location: 580 Thompson St, Cobourg, ON

Closing date: June 21, 2021

What's the opportunity?

Our Forklift Operators play a huge role in delivering on our promise of “on time, in full” by making sure material and finished products are where they need to be.

You like to be outdoors, enjoy physically challenging work, and thrive on the teamwork and work ethic that is required to meet the demands of our fast-paced environment. You are a great multitasker, can work under pressure with minimal supervision, and you pay close attention to detail.

Your sense of accomplishment will come from knowing that you contribute to building people’s homes. You value working in a safe workplace as much as we take pride in providing one.

Wage for this position starts at $17/hour – your pay will be based on your skills & experience

Your day-to-day

  • • Loading, unloading, and moving building materials and finished products
  • • Operating a variety of equipment
  • • Picking orders and stock
  • • Maintaining and organizing inventory

What you need to succeed:


  • • At least 3 years’ experience operating a Forklift
  • • Experience in physical inventory management is an asset
  • • Experience working with building materials is an asset

Skills & Qualifications

  • • Valid drivers license required
  • • Capable of heavy lifting daily
  • • Strong safety focus
  • • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • • Self-motivated, hardworking, positive
  • • Attention to detail
  • • Ability to communicate well in English

Please note that CSA-approved safety footwear is required – KOTT will provide other PPE