ISCO 08 Code 8344      Lifting truck operators

Lead Statement
Lifting-truck operators drive, operate and monitor lifting-truck or similar vehicle to transport, lift and stack pallets with goods.

Task statement
Tasks include:

  • operating and monitoring lifting-truck and similar equipment to load and unload, transport, lift and stack goods and pallets in terminals, harbours, ware-houses, factories and other establishments;
  • positioning lifting devices under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids and boxes, and securing material or products for transport to designated areas;
  • inspecting equipment to identify wear and damage;
  • performing routine maintenance on vehicles and equipment;
  • keeping records of work undertaken and breakdowns of vehicles.

Included occupations
Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Truck/forklift Operator

(NCvB; Mei 2010)