Forklift Mechanic


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Located in Cantonment, FL

Forklift Mechanic


General Duties

• Perform routine, emergency and preventative maintenance of forklifts.

• Interpret manufacturer's technical manuals to perform the necessary maintenance and repairs needed.

• Troubleshoot forklift problems to include brake, electrical and hydraulic systems, detect imperfections, potential problems, safety issues and/or malfunctions.

• Able to diagnose and repair mast and attachment components.

• Good working knowledge of brake systems and tire/wheel changes.

• Ability to work on LP, gas and diesel systems.

• Replace broken or defective parts from stock parts and/or order replacement parts for major repairs.

• Reassemble forklifts and make all necessary adjustments for effective and safe operation.

• Perform safety inspection of forklifts prior to being released back to the work floor.

• Cleaning of equipment and other areas as required.

• Ensure work area and methods used in carrying out job duties meet safety requirements.

• Maintain an organized and neat work area.

• Competent to complete legible service documents and logs for preventative maintenance tasks.

• Learn new technical information and techniques to stay current with changing technology.


Experience Preferred

• Two or more years of experience in a related field, including maintenance of various lift trucks such as Hyster, Cat and Mitsubishi with lift ratings up to 12,000 lbs.

• Manufacturing, automotive, military or recent trade school graduates with applied skills.

• Solid foundation of mechanical aptitude and ability along with knowledge of industrial electricity up to 440 volts would be preferred.

• Valid driver's license and ability to pass a drug screen.

• Able to work safely and follow company rules and procedures.

Express Office: Pensacola
7100 Plantation Road
Suite 4
Pensacola, FL 32504
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