Arrow Transportation Systems Inc.

Forklift Operator - Portland Reload

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Company Arrow Reload


In business since 1919 and still growing!   Arrow is a diversified transportation, logistics, and materials handling company with operations throughout Canada and the U.S.


Arrow is a leader in Reload Operations, partnering with Class 1 railways in US and Canada to inventory and transfer product between truck, rail and container shipping to for delivery to satisfied customers.


Great people work here!

Reload Lumber and forklift (2)

We Offer

  • Competitive pay rate $20.00 - $25.00 per/hr
  • Employer paid Health Care.  Extended Medical Benefits including dental, pharmaceutical and more!
  • Monday to Friday with the opportunity for overtime
  • Competitive Vacation Policy
  • Year round work
  • Onsite training
  • Growth potential and career advancement opportunities


Lumber, steel and other commodities arrive at the facility by truck or rail. We are looking for a Forklift Operator to safely and efficiently transfer these commodities to truck, rail or container for furtherance. Responsibilities include:  


  • Operate forklifts to handle various weight capacities (under and over 12,000lbs.).  
  • Loading and unloading product from trucks, railcars or containers.  
  • Support inventory control (inbound/outbound/on ground) and accurately document.  
  • Ability to prepare load plans for railcar, truck and/or container.  
  • Perform routine maintenance on vehicles and auxiliary equipment 
  • Inspect and verify product condition to ensure cleanliness and compliance with loading procedures.  
  • Suggest changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department, or work crew.  

You Possess

  • A positive attitude  
  • A strong safety mindset
  • Solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Previous relevant forklift experience an asset (capacity of at least 22,000 lbs.)
  • Experience loading and unloading commodities from trucks or railcars an asset
  • Embody Arrow's values: Safety, Integrity, Responsibility, Quality, Teamwork and Fun!


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