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Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

Operate machines that move materials around a warehouse, storage yard, construction site, or similar location.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$19.94 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  7.5%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Operate vehicles or material-moving equipment.
  • Inspect cargo areas for cleanliness or condition.
  • Communicate with others to coordinate material handling or movement.
  • Install parts, assemblies, or attachments in transportation or material handling equipment.
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Job Title Examples:

Fork Lift Technician
Fork Truck Driver
Material Handler

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