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84 Lumber Field Operations Trainee (Traveling) in Kansas City, Kansas

Requisition Number: 3908 MGRFOP 002

Job Title: Field Operations Trainee (Traveling)

City: Kansas City

State: KS

Salary Range: N/A

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Field Operations Trainee (Traveling)

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Description/Job Summary

The position is an almost 100% travel position assisting stores with outdoor lumberyard operations. It includes operating a forklift, cleaning and organizing, and filling in where needed. An essential part of the position is flexibility. The position will provide an advanced education in management and operations and will provide valuable knowledge learned from multiple store Managers, Area Managers and DVP’s.

This position is labor intensive. You will be working in all weather conditions. *we train and certify in forklift

84 Lumber soon will be subject to COVID-19 vaccine requirements under OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard. As a result, we are requiring all new associates to submit proof of full vaccination with one of the three COVID-19 vaccines approved and/or authorized by the FDA, or proof of having received the first vaccine dose with the second dose scheduled, on or before their first day of employment, unless the associate has been approved for an exemption.

Schedule: 6am-5pm Monday-Friday

Pay: $45k/year


Essential Functions

  • Keeps lumber yard clean, well organized

  • Load and unload lumber and building supplies

  • Operate a forklift to fill orders of lumber (we train and certify you in house)

  • Operate a saw

  • Travel will be up to 85% of the time in various 84 Lumber locations.

  • All travel accommodations and food stipends are paid for by 84 Lumber.

  • Must complete 8 modules before receiving $500 a month bonuses from the company.

  • Over the Phone Interview is required.

  • Assist with operations projects at various locations.

  • Fill in for Store Manager and Co-Manager vacancies.

  • Sell of dead, obsolete and overstock inventory.

  • Train store associates on advanced operations skills.

  • Assist in helping stores recover that are in disaster areas.

Additional Competencies

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Self-Starter that is able to think outside the box.

    Required Education

    The minimum requirements for this position are a Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university; or at least 2 years of specific experience and/or training related to the essential functions of the job; or equivalent combination of education and training.


Work Environment

Work inside and outside of store locations. Lifting up to 80lbs.

Physical Demands

This position requires frequent sitting, use of hands, talking, listening, climbing ladders and stairs. Periodically this position walks, stands and reaches. Rarely, this position balances, stoops, kneels, crouch or crawl.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Hours of work depends on store hours of operations, 45 hours per week.


Extensive travel to potentially any store in the company.

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84 Lumber Company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.