Lifting truck operators
Lifting truck operators drive, operate and monitor lifting trucks or similar vehicles to transport, lift and stack pallets with goods.
Tasks include -
(a) operating and monitoring lifting truck and similar equipment to load and unload, transport, lift and stack goods and pallets in terminals, harbours, warehouses, factories and other establishments;
(b) positioning lifting devices under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids and boxes, and securing material or products for transport to designated areas;
(c) inspecting equipment to identify wear and damage;
(d) performing routine maintenance on vehicles and equipment;
(e) keeping records of work undertaken and breakdowns of vehicles.
Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Forklift truck driver