Forklift Operator: Full Time and/or Part Time: All Locations

Forklift Operator:

The Forklift Operator’s main responsibility is to load and unload trailers on the Dock. 95% of the time is spent on the Forklift. This is a cross-dock environment and includes working with a team of other operators.

Forklift Operation

  • Load and unload trailers
  • Build loads to ready multiple trailers for departure
  • Ensure accurate freight inventory
  • Some manual material handling as needed

Work Schedule:

  • Full Time or Part Time, depending on location
  • Typically 2nd or 3rd shift
  • 5 day work weeks
  • Full time is 40 hours, sometimes with overtime options
  • Part time is 20-35 hours per week 
    •  Schedules vary, depending on location:
      • Monday – Friday
      • Tuesday- Saturday 
      • Sunday – Thursday 
  • End time can vary according to freight volume

Sutton Transport Offers

  • Job stability
  • A great wage
  • Overtime pay after 40 hours
  • Paid weekly
  • Regular wage increases


  • 1 year experience operating forklift
  • Cross-dock experience or shipping/receiving experience preferred
  • Over 18 years old
  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Benefits for Full-Time Employees Include:

  • Multiple health insurance packages available
  • Dental – Vision – Life – 401K w/company match
  • Health Savings Account
  • Supplemental Accident insurance
  • Company Paid Life Insurance
  • Long and Short-Term Disability
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays after 90 days
  • 2 paid sick days each year

Pay depends on specific position and location.

Due to rapid and continued growth, we are always looking for qualified and reliable forklift operators. This is our general job listing for all of our terminal locations. It does not guarantee an open role but new positions can open often. 


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