Hoist/Forklift Operator

Position Details


Fort Smith, AR



Job Details

As a Hoist/Forklift Operator, you will play a vital role in the warehouse operations, specifically handling custom motors and compressors. Your primary responsibilities will include using a hoist to move these items from pallets to the production line and vice versa. Attention to detail and adherence to safety protocols are paramount in this role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Operate hoist and forklift to transport custom motors and compressors within the warehouse.
  • Move items from pallets to the production line and from the line back to pallets as needed.
  • Ensure all materials are handled safely and securely to prevent damage or accidents.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area, following warehouse safety guidelines at all times.
  • Assist with inventory management by accurately recording movements of materials.


  • Proven experience as a Hoist/Forklift Operator or similar role.
  • Valid forklift certification and a demonstrated ability to operate a hoist safely.
  • Physical fitness to perform duties including standing, bending, stooping, and lifting objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Attention to detail and a focus on maintaining a high level of accuracy in all tasks.
  • Ability to work in a non-climate-controlled warehouse environment.
  • Flexibility to work overtime as required, with regular hours from 7am to 3:30pm.

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1st Employment – Fort Smith

1330 South Waldron Road
Fort Smith, AR 72903



Monday – Friday | 8am to 4pm

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1st Employment is an Equal Opportunity Employer