- 38% of Forklift Operators in industry have between 1 and 5 years experience
- Only 7% of Forklift Operators are women – the industry needs to do better than that!
- 4 out of 5 Forklift Operators are Highly Satisfied with their jobs
Forklift Operators go on to roles such as:
- Container Handling Forklift Operator
- Warehouse Supervisor
- Warehouse Manager
Forklift Operators stack, transport and lift heavy material.
Forklift operators maneuver these trucks with hydraulic lifting systems to load and unload heavy and large objects.
Operators find work in warehousing and storage facilities, at docks and terminals, construction sites, storage yards and other locations that require material to be stored or transported.
To enter this career, you’ll need to become trained and licensed in its operation and safety.