Forklift Driver Resume Sample

There are many people who have a great hand and can effortlessly handle a variety of heavy pieces of equipment. Forklift drivers are one among them whose job involves operating industrial trucks to load and unload stock and moving then to and fro from storage areas. Forklift driver must ensure efficiency and safety while performing their duty.

Drivers must be certified with experience to operate a forklift. Drivers have to spend long hours seating on a powered industrial truck. They should possess enough knowledge of industrial equipment. They should be physically fit to perform their duty perfectly and to avoid accidents or injuries at the workplace.

They should have great inter-personal and time management skill. They should inspect the machinery and identify the damages. The driver should report shortages and quality deficiencies. They should maintain an activity log and should perform their duty according to company policies and guideline. Having proper eye-foot-hand coordination is mandatory in this profession.

Forklift Driver Resume

Name: Benjamin Cosentino

Address: 4563 Southstone Street, Irving, TX
Phone: 214 – 634-9721
Email: [email protected]
Current Job: Forklift driver at Desert Lion Construction, UAE


Certified forklift driver and safety specialist with more than 5 years of experience working overseas. Possess efficient and upright safety records. Have proficiency operating in tight deadlines. My achievement in this profession involves operating the equipment safely and performing regular maintenance procedure. Congenitally holding strong leadership skills.


  • Should be certified and experienced to operate a forklift
  • Must be knowledgeable about various material handling equipment
  • Must possess strong proficiency in OSHA regulation
  • Mastery with iWarehouse software solution program and MS Excel
  • Efficient conducting minor repairs and maintenance of the vehicle
  • Must be ready to work overtime or extended hours
  • Be obliged to work in a team and should have strong leadership skills
  • Requisite to be physically strong and fit

Work Experience

Forklift Driver, Desert Lion Construction, UAE ( 2016 – present )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Carry-out forklifts that weigh up to 16 tons and knows how to operate shuttle lift
  • Positioning the lifting platform and other equipment
  • Efficiently moving goods between the delivery vehicle and staging area
  • Executing minor maintenance and reporting complex issues to the management
  • Have complete knowledge about using radio frequency equipment to conclude product moving task
  • Maintaining a safe and secure working environment by strictly following all safety guidelines
  • Provide training to fork-lifting beginner drivers on handling heavy equipment

Forklift driver, Locken Supply Company, New Cityland, CA( 2014 – 2016 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Moving selected products for certain route as per the pick sheet
  • Receiving incoming shipment and reviewing the stocks against purchase order for precision
  • Followed company rules and policies in the selection procedure
  • Conveyed goods from shelves, racks, and vehicle
  • Performed job expeditiously to meet tight deadlines
  • Have the knowledge to install protective bracing and strapping to prevent shifting and damages of goods during transport to regional areas
  • Verified the condition of cargo received

Forklift Driver, Institutional Logistics, Dallas, TX( 2012 – 2014 )
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Transferred raw material and finished goods to a designated region
  • Allocated to handle a forklift, industrial vehicle, and heavy machinery
  • Performed loading and unloading of items from designated trailers and route trucks
  • Performed regular maintenance and repair on designated equipment
  • Evaluated all safety work environment guidelines and assured with local government standard and compliance codes.


Certified Forklift driver and safety specialist- Forklift University, Texas September 2015

High School: MacArthur High School, Irving, TX


Liliana French, Locken Supply Company, TX

Personal Information:

  • Civil Status: Married
  • Date of Birth: 10/5/1986
  • Hobbies: Powerlifting, cycling

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