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DATE ADDED: Wed 17/10/2018

Forklift Field Service Mechanic

Shreveport, USA


Job Description

Take advantage of a career opportunity that offers industry leading pay including a generous sign-on bonus for qualified candidates. This is your opportunity to join a technician team with a nationally recognized Hyster Dealership. We provide factory training and certification programs, advancement opportunities and a great work environment.

Deep South Equipment currently has position available for skilled forklift/heavy equipment technician with mechanical aptitude and industry experience to join their team in Shreveport, LA As a has been recognized as a Dealer of Distinction by the Hyster Company. Work for the best and work on the best equipment.


This is an exciting career where you will be able to take advantage advancement opportunities as well as ongoing training in a professional work environment where you will be recognized and rewarded for a job well done.


Some of the benefits of this opportunity are:


  • Competitive compensation and a benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, 401K, 2 weeks of paid vacation, and uniforms.

  • Technician commission program- opportunity to add more to your income by using your customer service skills and technical expertise to recommend and sell additional products and services to benefit the customer.

  • Field technicians have the benefit of a take home service vehicle, travel expenses are also covered if traveling overnight. Laptop computer and cell phone are also provided.


If you have relevant technical degree or hands on experience working with heavy machinery or equipment, this is a career you do not want to miss.


Summary: Diagnose and repair of material handling equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and Diagnose (troubleshoot) equipment malfunctions or failures.

  • Pre-delivery setup and installation on all makes and models of material handling equipment.

  • Repair, replace or rebuild engines, transmissions, carburetors, final drives, steering, clutches, cross shafts, hydraulic components, including pump motors, valves and all related components, electrical systems and air systems.

  • Welding and fabrication may be required.

  • Perform assigned tasks in a timely, accurate and efficient manner.

  • Communicate in a courteous and effective manner with customers and/or co-workers.

  • Prepare required documentation accurately and timely, including work orders, parts lists, time cards.

  • Maintain an up-to-date knowledge of equipment and product technology.

  • Maintain a tool inventory sufficient to perform assigned tasks.

  • Read and interpret instructions manuals and pertinent literature.

  • Maintain a safe working environment and observe all safety laws, policies and rules.

  • Other duties may be assigned by the department supervisor, department manager or the store manager.

  • Overtime work may be required in this position.

Company Description
Take advantage of the career opportunity you don’t want to miss. Join a top performing Forklift and Heavy Equipment Dealer where you would be a valuable member of our used truck department team in Shreveport La. Enjoy representing some of the finest products and services on the market today. You will have the benefits of the great customer relationships already in place as well he opportunity to build new business relationships.
Since 1990, Deep South Equipment has grown into the premier material handling and Heavy equipment equipment provider for the South - offering sales for new and used equipment, rentals, parts, service and training for numerous industries and businesses throughout Louisiana, Mississippi, East Texas and Oklahoma, and Arkansas
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to the individual's race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, genetic information, status as a military veteran or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Role: Forklift Field Service Mechanic
Job Type:
Location: Shreveport,

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