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Fork-lift truck driver

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Fork-lift truck drivers operate fork-lift trucks in factories, warehouses, storerooms and other areas to transfer goods and materials.

Current Entry Requirements

There are no formal academic entry requirements. Training is through accredited training schemes provided in-house or by manufacturers. NVQs/SVQs in Lift Truck Operations are available at Level 2.

Typical education level:

Level 1-3

Typical Tasks

  • Operates controls to pick up load on forks.
  • Drives truck to unloading point and lowers forks to correct position on stack or ground.
  • Ensures that truck is connected to charger or is correctly refuelled for use.
  • Keeps records of work undertaken.
  • Cleans, oils and greases machine.

Desired Skills

Active Listening
Speaking
Critical Thinking
Monitoring
Reading Comprehension
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New Job Opportunities
0.2%
An 0.2% rise in employment is expected by 2018 in the East Midlands.

Salaries

£25,662

Potential

£17,843

Average

£13,455

Entry level

Job Postings

Company: Reflect Recruitment Group

Location: Newark-on-Trent

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Company: Industria Personnel Services Ltd

Location: Sutton Coldfield

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