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.

ISCO code: 
8344
ISCO skill level: 
2, 3
EQF: 
2, 3
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