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Material Handler (Aurora, CO)

Full Job Description 

We are currently looking for Material Handlers.

Summary: Under limited supervision, load/unload/store building materials within our warehouse, yard and shop areas. Operate a heavy duty forklift (a forklift weighing 15K-52K pounds) and other heavy machinery in a safe and efficient manner, as needed. Sandblasting experience is a plus! Must be able to work well in a group or have good personal management skills to work independently and be able to handle the elements as this work is inside AND outside.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • 1+ year Experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in the steel industry
  • 1+ year of Forklift experience
  • Experience as a Machine Operator with overhead cranes, bending machines, and/or a shear operator, and sandblasting is a plus
  • Identifying workplace safety hazards.
  • Basic to Intermediate shop math skills.
  • Ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision.
  • STRONG teamwork skills, but also the ability to work as an individual.
  • Proven ability in the use of a variety of hand tools, power tools and measuring instruments
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs., walk long distances, stand for long periods, climb stairs and ladders, work at heights at times, and work in extreme weather conditions (hot and cold).
  • All other duties as assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent with strong fundamental skills (math, reading, writing)
  • Ability to speak and understand basic English language.
  • Must have a good attendance and a willingness to work overtime as required, which may include some Saturdays during the busy season.
  • Willingness to continuously improve.
  • Observe safety procedures and correct or report any observed safety violations.
  • Understand the goals of the company
  • Good attendance a must!
  • Ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision.
  • STRONG teamwork skills, but also the ability to work as an individual.
  • Bilingual a plus.

Work Environment

This position operates inside and outside of a warehouse and shop environment. Much of our material is located outside so there is exposure to extreme weather conditions, both hot and cold. Relocation is not being offered for this position.

Hours of Work 

This is a full-time position. The employee in this position is paid hourly, and is expected to work the hours necessary to manage the production operations of the organization.

Physical Demands

The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those that an employee would encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Exposure to the outside weather elements.
  • Will assist in moving material around the warehouse/shop or yard.
  • Will assist with the loading of material onto trucks for delivery.
  • Walking, sitting, standing and bending
  • Using hands to operate objects, tools, computers and other electronic equipment
  • Moderate noise level


Barton Supply prides itself in providing our employees with an assortment of key benefits. Our mission is based on our core values and we work every day to live up to it. We consistently provide our employees with a very competitive and comprehensive package. In providing these benefits the company strives to maintain a very competitive package and adjusts annually to ensure that this is accomplished. Company provided and optional benefits include:

  • Health, Dental, Vision
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Company paid Life Insurance at $35,000
  • Company paid Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Additional Life and AD&D insurance available
  • Critical Illness and Accidental Injury
  • Generous Paid Time Off Schedules and Paid Holidays
  • 401k Plan including Company Match

Barton Supply is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, color, religion, creed, national origin, disability, age, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. Individuals who qualify under the Americans with Disabilities Act, as Amended, may be eligible for a reasonable accommodation in Barton Supply’s selection process. A request for an accommodation will not affect your opportunity for employment with Barton Supply. If you require an accommodation in completing our application, please notify the HR Department (1-800-576-2200). Barton Supply seeks to hire the most qualified applicant for each position.


Barton Supply is a member of the Kodiak Building Partners family, and has been supplying contractors and other customers with quality construction material since 1973. It is a Colorado based company specializing in structural and miscellaneous steel fabrication, rebar, and concrete construction accessories for commercial and residential projects. We also fabricate stairs, rails and miscellaneous steel items.

Our employees are at the heart of Barton Supply. We strive to be more than just a place to work, we strive to be a caring, supportive family. Our business is service, and should you join our team, you become part of the Barton family and represent the Barton Supply Culture.

We are proud to be a standard in the community. As we grow and expand, we are provided the opportunity to increase our workforce and better the areas that we serve. Our interest is not only in taking care of our customer, but in helping our employees achieve their highest potential as a part of the Barton Supply family. We offer individualized and departmental growth plans that consist of on-the-job and soft-skill training. Through these efforts, we are constantly developing and growing our employees and processes.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.00 - $20.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No nights
  • Overtime

Application Question(s):

  • How many years of construction/manufacturing warehouse experience do you have?
  • Do you have any sandblasting experience, if so, how many years?


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Manufacturing: 1 year (Required)
  • HEAVY DUTY forklift: 1 year (Required)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Preferred)
  • Night Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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