Electric Fork Operator

Tend powered hoists to load vine crops onto conveyor of viner.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$25,000 – $67,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Electric Fork Operators do?

Tends powered hoist to load vine crops, such as green peas or lima bean vines onto conveyor of viner: Pushes hoisting fork into pile of vine crops, and starts hoist that lifts vine crops and drops vines into viner. Rakes up scattered vines and pitches vines into viner, using pitchfork.

Should I be an Electric Fork Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Persistent: You keep pushing through, even when faced with tough obstacles.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Electrical Traveling Overhead Crane Operator

    How to become an Electric Fork Operator

    Most Electric Fork Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9daaaa&chl=no+college+%2868%25%29|certificate+%2832%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,68,68
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