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Operator - Industrial Trucks / Tractors

Operator - Industrial Trucks / Tractors

Job-Specific Whole-Person Assessment (Test)

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Operator - Industrial Trucks / Tractors

Operate industrial trucks or tractors equipped to move materials around a warehouse, storage yard, factory, construction site, or similar location.

Top activities and tasks for this job:
  • Move levers or controls that operate lifting devices, such as forklifts, lift beams with swivel-hooks, hoists, or elevating platforms, to load, unload, transport, or stack material.
  • Operating Vehicles, Mechanized Devices, or Equipment - operate cargo handling gear
  • Inspect product load for accuracy and safely move it around the warehouse or facility to ensure timely and complete delivery.
  • Manually or mechanically load or unload materials from pallets, skids, platforms, cars, lifting devices, or other transport vehicles.
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material - inspect material moving equipment
  • Move controls to drive gasoline- or electric-powered trucks, cars, or tractors and transport materials between loading, processing, and storage areas.
  • Position lifting devices under, over, or around loaded pallets, skids, or boxes and secure material or products for transport to designated areas.
  • Weigh materials or products and record weight or other production data on tags or labels.

About the test (Full Version)

The HR Avatar Operator - Industrial Trucks / Tractors Pre-Employment Assessment was designed to help you hire staff in this role. The test provides a whole-person evaluation by measuring job-relevant cognitive ability, personality, knowledge, skills, and relevant behavioral history. Each component provides important data for hiring decisions. Cognitive ability has been linked to overall job performance in most jobs and correlates with a candidate's ability to learn new skills and to solve complex problems. Personality characteristics determine how well the candidate will fit-in with a corporate culture. Knowledge and skills indicate how much training will be needed before a new employee becomes productive. Finally, relevant behavioral history detects counter-productive behaviors that can impact job performance.

The Operator - Industrial Trucks / Tractors test includes an animated work simulation in which candidates meet customers, colleagues and supervisors in a job-related context. Post-test surveys indicate the majority of candidates react favorably to these simulations.

The specific attributes measured include:

Cognitive Ability
  • Analytical Thinking and Attention to Detail
  • Mechanical Aptitude
  Behavioral History
  • History Survey - Performance
  • History Survey - Tenure
Personality
  • Adaptability
  • Drive
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
 

Following completion, the test produces a Candidate Selection Report that includes an overall score and detailed scores for each attribute. The overall score weighs each of the factors based on research and analysis from the U.S. Government's Occupational Information Network (O*Net). O*Net represents over a decade of dedicated research evaluating the relative importance of various factors that lead to success in almost 1,000 different job roles.

The Candidate Selection Report also provides expert interview questions that help you probe critical or low-scoring areas, along with a guide for noting your evaluation of the candidate's responses. Consistent use of an interview guide is an important part of gaining better candidate insights and making better hiring decisions.

Language:English (US)
Time to Complete:40 Minutes (Approximately)
O*Net SOC Code:53-7051.00
Simulation Context:Transportation (Driver)
O*Net Context:Transportation and Material Moving
More information about this Job
Annual US Wages (2020)
Bottom 10%:
$27,390 or less
Bottom 25%:
$31,570 or less
Median:
$37,560 (Average)
Top 25%:
$45,570 or more
Top 10%:
$53,720 or more

Hourly US Wages (2020)
Bottom 10%:
$13.17 or less
Bottom 25%:
$15.18 or less
Median:
$18.06 (Average)
Top 25%:
$21.91 or more
Top 10%:
$25.83 or more

US Employment Statistics
2019:
634,700
2029 (projected):
652,300
Annual U.S. Job Openings:64,300

Top Knowledge Requirements
  • Public Safety and Security
  • English Language
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Production and Processing
  • Mathematics
  • Transportation
  • Education and Training
  • Administration and Management
Top Skills
  • Operation and Control
  • Operation Monitoring
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Time Management
  • Coordination
  • Active Listening
  • Troubleshooting
  • Judgment and Decision Making
Top Abilities
  • Control Precision
  • Multilimb Coordination
  • Response Orientation
  • Manual Dexterity
  • Far Vision
  • Reaction Time
  • Depth Perception
  • Near Vision
Education Requirements
No High School Diploma:
9%
High School Diploma:
84%
Post-Secondary Certificate:
5%
Some College:
2%
This graphic shows the percentage of people in this role who have their highest education in each category.
Related Work Experience Requirements
None:
24%
Less than 1 Month:
17%
1 - 3 Months:
4%
3 - 6 Months:
7%
6 Months - 1 Year:
5%
1 - 2 Years:
13%
2 - 4 Years:
9%
6 - 8 Years:
9%
8 - 10 Years:
9%
This graphic shows the percentage of people in this role whose related work experience before they entered this position falls into each category.

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Activities performed during the Test
  • Review procedures and demonstrate understanding of policies.
  • Estimate time to complete a trip based on various factors.
  • Help co-workers with vehicle maintenance questions.
  • Calculate insurance requirements.
  • Determine distance that can be driven in a day.
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