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Forklift Operator

What does a forklift operator do?

Forklift operators use machinery to transport materials and goods around a warehouse or job site.

What do I need to get a forklift operator job?

HCC – Students that successfully complete this course satisfy the requirements of, and are certified through OSHA’s 1998 revised Powered Industrial Truck Operator Training Standard. Students must pass a written and practical test.

CC – Forklift Operations will prepare students to operate a forklift. This covers vehicle inspection, safety, stopping and starting, hazardous surfaces, product handling and weight distribution. The instruction will also focus on OSHA safety and operation standards through a combination of classroom presentation, hands-on instruction, and testing.

What is the median salary of a forklift operator?

$27,450 per year

Where can I go from here?

Manufacturing Careers
1. Shipping & Receiving Clerk
2. Forklift Operator
3. Welder
4. Machine Operator
5. Machinist
6. Packer/Packager
7. Team Assembler
8. Production Helper
9. Maintenance Helper
10. Production, Planning, and Expediting Clerk
11. Tool and Die Maker
12. Applied Engineering Technician
13. CAD Technician
14. Maintenance Mechanic
15. Facility Manager
16. Industrial Machinery Maintenance
17. CAD Designer
18. QC Technician
19. CNC Programmer
20. CNC Operator
21. Shift Supervisor/Team Lead
22. Maintenance Manager
23. General Operations Manager
24. Manufacturing Engineer
25. Engineering Manager
26. Engineering Technologist
27. QC Inspector/Tester
28. Engineering Technician
29. QC Manager
30. Production Supervisor
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