Fork Lift Driver (Male, Age 43) in oconto, NY

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleFork Lift Driver
Other Compensation None Set
Company Size(not answered)
Locationoconto, NY
Years Experience20 years

Career Ratings

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Years in Career0
Education(not answered)
Income Rating0 / 10
Interest Rating0 / 10
Work-Life Rating0 / 10
Fulfilment Rating0 / 10

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Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
paper mill that makes toilet tissue and paper toweling

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
unload train cars, provide lunch break time for other workers and area clean up

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
insurance holiday pay 4 weeks vacation-

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
yes i like it

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?

Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
in a mill, very hot

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 1
Benefits: 2
Hours: 6
Co-Workers: 4
Supervisors: 3
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 7
The Actual Work: 5

A day in the life of…

Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:

5am to 6am
6am to 7am
7am to 8amsleeping after night shift
8am to 9amsleeping
9am to 10amsleeping
10am to 11amsleeping
11am to 12pmwoke up and bathed
12pm to 1pmprepared lunch and ate lunch
1pm to 2pmmade lunch to take to work
2pm to 3pmdeparted for work
3pm to 4pmworked evening shift as fork truck driver
4pm to 5pmunloaded 1/3 of railcar with bales of kraft
5pm to 6pmunloaded 1/3 of rail car
6pm to 7pmgave relief breaks to 4 other people for lunch
7pm to 8pmrelief breaks
8pm to 9pmunload last 1/3 of box car
9pm to 10pmarea clean up
10pm to 11pmarea clean up
11pm to 12amdeparted for home and bed

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
in plant interview

What was the application process?
in person application

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes 2 days training

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
yes fork lift and safety training

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
no help

If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?

If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
get tech schooling

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
electrical or instrument

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?

What are your current career goals?

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?

Prior work history

Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:

Prior Job 1nananana
Prior Job 2nananana

Educational background

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High School GPA:na

College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
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(Masters or Doctorate)

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