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Yard Help With Forklift Experience

Container Storage – Milton, WA

Container Storage is an established cargo container rental and sales company. We are in Milton WA and have an opening for a Yard Worker/ Forklift Operator to assist us in our yard operations. The position will perform a wide variety of work ranging from simple welder assistant to moving parts in heavy machinery or structural steel components along with operation of industrial forklift to unload, sort and stack marine containers. This is an outside position, so you must be will be working in an outside environment out in the elements. Individual must be able to manage multiple tasks and workload in a timely manner with minimal supervision. You must be able to work independently, see project through from beginning to end and keep a positive team attitude. If youre the kind of person that understands how small business works and can pitch in wherever you are needed, you will fit right in with our other employees. Must be able to lift 50-100 lbs.

This job currently is a temporary position but with no end date and it may be made permanent depending on the on going work load.

Candidates must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening.

Position Objective:

To perform a wide variety of tasks ranging from assisting the Maintenance Mechanic/Welder in shop on projects to loading/unloading containers and keeping yard clean and organized.

Position Responsibilities:

The responsibilities will vary depending on the position needed and will include but not be limited to:

Assisting the Welder Lead with use of equipment, machinery and tools on container repair, modifications and special projects

  • Examine and inspecting all in-going and outgoing units for defects
  • Execute small repairs of defects and damages in container fleet to ensure all units are available for sale/rent
  • Unload/load trucks and trailers for any inbound or outbound units
  • Safely operate heavy machinery as necessary
  • Ensure all paperwork and items necessary for job completion for the day are gathered and available
  • Unload containers in a safe and efficient manner while considering and executing customers requests within reason
  • Verify containers on invoice or delivery receipt are correct and in the condition necessary for that specific customer
  • Making sure the facility yard is free of debris, metal, etc. and the grass area is kept down to an appealing appearance and in manageable condition
  • Cleaning out all units before putting them in the appropriate stacks to make sure they are available for customer inspection


Reporting involves submitting daily logs, work orders and paperwork necessary for job completion (Yard Coordinator/Shop Helper) and informing your supervisor of any and all issues you may encounter.

  • A work order will be completed for every unit that is worked on and will include the description of labor, hours spent on labor and any material or consumable costs associated with the modification or repair of that unit
  • A daily log will be completed for each day that is worked and will include the units that were worked on and the exact times in which the unit was started and completed
  • Interchanges will be completed for every unit that enters or leaves the facility and will be turned in to the Branch Manager upon completion of interchange
  • Inform Branch Manager of potential problems with equipment that you are responsible for operating or at any delivery site should you be driving
  • A pre-trip daily log will be kept for each forklift; inspections will occur daily and any issues/problems/repairs will be noted and given to Branch Manager for repair approval/scheduling

We offer:

Competitive wages: $14.00 - $18.00 per hour depending on experience

Regular Hours Monday - Friday. No weekend work

Supportive Co-Workers and work environment

Upward mobility

Container Storage is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and takes great pride in building a diverse work environment. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Salary: $14.00 to $18.00 /hour


  • Forklift: 1 year (Preferred)
  • yard worker: 2 years (Preferred)
  • welding or welder assistant: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly

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