Job Details

J. Gibson McIlvain Co.

Forklift Operator

Position Description

Responsibilities include:

  • Operating a forklift to move, locate, relocate, stack, and count lumber.
  • The Operator is accountable for the safe and efficient operation of the vehicle and may also be required to perform Order Filler and Checker duties.
  • Receiving/Put-Away: Unload inbound shipments safely and move lumber to storage locations.
  • Efficiently and safely stack and store the lumber in the appropriate areas.
  • Quality: Ensure inbound and outbound shipments are accurate and free of damage. Report quality variances.
  • Loading: Efficiently move lumber from staging and/or storage areas onto trucks or trailers.
  • Maintain the Company’s equipment and materials in a neat, clean, and orderly fashion. On a daily basis, inspect and perform minor maintenance on the forklift or other equipment.
  • Operate all equipment in a safe and efficient manner following prescribed work methods.
  • Inventory: Keep appropriate records and reports to guarantee that tight inventory control and security are maintained.
  • Assist in physical inventories. Ensure proper stock rotation.

Experience Required

Must have prior experience operating a forklift in a similar environment, and be experienced with safety requirements. 

Further Comments

Regular hours are Monday to Friday 7:00 am to 3:30 pm.

There is a possibility of overtime during busy seasons. 


After 60 days, employees are eligible for:

  • Medical Insurance (shared contribution)
  • Dental Insurance (shared contribution)
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Company Paid Disability Insurance
  • 401(K) w/ Company contribution
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick / Personal Days

How To Apply

To apply:

Send an email to


J. Gibson McIlvain Co.

White Marsh, Maryland21162

Phone: 410-335-9600 ext 408


J. Gibson McIlvain Co.

J. Gibson McIlvain Co.