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Builders FirstSource Yard Worker in Des Moines, Iowa

Yard Worker

Des Moines IA Yard, 5631 NE 17th Street (50313), 5631 NE 17th Street, Des Moines, Iowa, United States of America ● Des Moines, IA, USA ● Iowa, USAReq #17317

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Under direct supervision performs a variety of yard activities including operating a forklift to move product and material throughout the yard. Provides customer service to customers.


• Assists customers in the location and loading of product.

• Reviews materials loaded against invoice or requisition; completes and routes paperwork appropriately.

• Moves product/material throughout the yard ensuring placement in correct areas.

• Ensures product/material is well stocked of inventory at all times.

• Performs routine clean-up of yard.

• Other duties may be assigned.


• High school diploma or General Education Degree (GED);

• Six (6) months experience with performing these or similar tasks;

• Or equivalent combination of training, education and experience.

• Requires OSHA Forklift Certification


• Ability to operate motorized and non-motorized material handling equipment.

• Knowledge of safety procedures while performing tasks

• Strong customer service skills

• Knowledge of company products/inventory available at work location

• Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions

• Ability to read and understand invoices and requisitions

WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL ACTIVITY The work environment and physical activity described are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Work is performed primarily in an outdoor yard environment, subject to variations in temperature and weather, equipment noise and dust.

• Must be able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds frequently and on occasion up to 80 pounds.

• Must be able to physically operate forklift equipment (climb up and down into cab, twist torso for 360 degree visibility, use arms to operate controls.

Builders FirstSource is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, status as a protected veteran or status as an individual with a disability.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Builders FirstSource, please call (214) 765-3990 or email: . Please do not send resumes to this email address - it is intended only to be used to request an accommodation in submitting an application for a job opening.

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  • Des Moines IA Yard, 5631 NE 17th Street (50313), 5631 NE 17th Street, Des Moines, Iowa, United States of America

  • Des Moines, IA, USA

  • Iowa, USA