Forklift Operator/Driver

Jobs for Forklift Drivers and Operators

Friday Staffing places forklift drivers and operators in great jobs in Western North Carolina. Industrial employers near Asheville, Fletcher, Arden, Brevard, Mills River, Hendersonville, Morganton and surrounding areas have job openings for experienced forklift drivers right now. Stop searching forklift operator job listings and let us place you in the right job today!

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Types of Forklift Jobs

If you have experience driving and operating forklifts, you have a valuable skill that is needed in factories, warehouses, and distribution centers across WNC. Industrial employers may also list fork lifting jobs as Material Handler jobs.

Forklift jobs often require the ability to drive and operate several types of heavy equipment including:

  • Counterbalance forklift
  • Sit down forklift
  • Stand up forklift
  • Cherry-picker
  • Clamp and reach forklift

Common Forklift Job Duties

We always provide our forklift drivers with clear information about the requirements and expectations of each job. You must have a valid drivers license to be considered for one of these positions. Many employers prefer workers who have at least six months of forklift driving job experience.

Here are some of the duties that industrial employers commonly expect forklift drivers and operators to be able to do:

  • Operate forklifts to move pallets of products, materials, and supplies between production areas, shipping areas, and storage areas
  • Load and unload trailers
  • Pull orders from warehouse racks
  • Palletize and stage products

A list of other job skills that employers often want forklift operators to have include: basic math and counting skills, basic computer skills, experience with inventory equipment such as RF scanner guns, and an ability to lift 30 to 50 lbs.

Let Friday Staffing Do the Job Search For You

If you have asked yourself, “how can I find the best forklift operator jobs near me?” apply to Friday Staffing. As the premier staffing agency for industrial employers in WNC, we make the job search easy for experienced forklift drivers and operators. We will get to know you and match you with a forklift driver job that will set you up for success. Apply today or contact us if you have any questions.