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FORKLIFT JOBS

The Operator is accountable for the secure and efficient operation of the vehicle. They operate with powered industrial trucks to load and unload materials and deliveries and move them to and from storage areas, machines and loading docks, into railroad cars or trucks or storage facilities

JOB DUTIES

As a forklift truck operator, your major activities would include:

  • Loading and unloading merchandise from vehicles such as trucks

  • Pull and prepare product for shipment as scheduled

  • Wraps order on pallet for shipment

  • Operate all equipment in a safe and efficient manner following prescribed work methods

  • Keep the work area clean and free from materials that may prove hazardous

  • Ensure proper stock rotation

  • Performing other warehouse tasks like packing

Forklift Operator

SALARY

A Forklift Operator earns an average wage of $12.89 per hour. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Production Support, Receiving, Quality Assurance / Quality Control, and Team Leadership. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this field.

(Source: PayScale)

JOB SKILLS

Not everyone can be a forklift operator. You must have these skills:

  • Have a good sense of balance

  • Above average concentration

  • Completed approved forklift training

  • The ability to work quickly

  • Have a good eye-hand-foot coordination

  • Good memory

  • The ability to follow instructions


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