Industrial Truck & Tractor Operators
Also called: Fork Truck Driver, Forklift Driver, Forklift Operator, Truck Driver
In the Marine Corps: Vehicle Recovery Operator
What they do:Operate industrial trucks or tractors equipped to move materials around a warehouse, storage yard, factory, construction site, or similar location.
On the job, you would:
- Move levers or controls that operate lifting devices, such as forklifts, lift beams with swivel-hooks, hoists, or elevating platforms, to load, unload, transport, or stack material.
- Inspect product load for accuracy and safely move it around the warehouse or facility to ensure timely and complete delivery.
- Manually or mechanically load or unload materials from pallets, skids, platforms, cars, lifting devices, or other transport vehicles.
Safety and Government
Arts and Humanities
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Hand and Finger Use
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Inventory management software
Materials requirements planning logistics and supply chain software
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