Stackers usually work from worksite to within or near the plant and the yard. They typically load, unload onto or from pallets, trays, racks, and shelves by hand or using tools. They also read work orders or follow oral instructions to ascertain materials or containers to be carried.
Your job often includes opening containers using steel cutters, crowbars, claw hammers, or extra hand tools. You may also be loading stuff into carriers, installing strapping, bracing, or padding to limit shifting or damage in transit, using hand tools, and likewise conducting materials to or from storage or work sites to an indicated area.
Since an academic degree is not compulsory, you can probably hold a college degree or high school diploma and apply for the role. However, most employers might prefer your packing, forklift experience, and lumber skills. As a stacker, you can usually attain up to $27,580 as your annual average salary.