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DATE ADDED: Mon 08/10/2018

Forklift Mechanic Field Service Technician

Santa Fe Springs, USA


Job Description


A Field Forklift Technician will make minor to major repairs as well as perform planned maintenance on a wide variety of forklifts, man lifts, other battery-powered equipment, and material-handling equipment. You must possess a positive attitude, superb verbal and written communication skills and great customer service skills. You must be able to communicate well over the phone, work successfully in a team environment and complete neat and timely paperwork. You must have a strong work ethic and sense of integrity, the desire to serve others and an eye for detail and accuracy.




Job Responsibilities:




· Trouble Shoot and repair electrical systems on forklifts


· Removes and replaces electric motors


· Adjust bearings and replaces brushes


· Cleans, adjusts, and repairs solid state and electric control panels


· Overhaul, repair, and adjust differential and hydraulic assemblies


· Maintain electric charging equipment and makes minor repairs


· Lubricate and perform preventive maintenance on forklift equipment


· Cleans and services wet-cell industrial batteries


· Able to run computer-based diagnostics on forklifts and other products


· Make repairs accurately with minimal call-backs


· Manages van inventory to ensure vehicle is stocked for parts at all times


· Complete documentation and accurate work orders and submit in a timely manner


o Accurately accounts for all paid labor hours, for all parts used in repairs, van inventory and maintenance log


o Track receipts and purchase orders for reimbursement purposes


· Maintain the cleanliness of company van, forklifts, products, tools and customer facilities


· Maintain company tools in working order and returning them to the shop after use


· Maintain regular communication with management


· Communicate with sales team/company representative to discover customer needs


· Exchanging skills and knowledge with other Field Service Technicians


· Obtain new clientele or have the ability to upsell services to current customers


· Adheres to all company policies and work guidelines


· Performs related duties as assigned






· High school degree and technical background required, trade/vocational school preferred


· Must have 2 -3 years of experience working with forklifts, man lifts, stackers, electric carts, and battery charges


· Computer literate and have the ability to move through troubleshooting software


· Own a set of tools


· Must have knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems of battery-powered, material-handling equipment


· Must have knowledge and understanding of basic hydraulic systems


· Must have knowledge of basic electrical and electronic principles


· Must have knowledge of bolt grade and torque specs


· Must have the ability to operate grinders, drill presses, air compressors, hoists, cranes, parts cleaning equipment, and modern test equipment


· Must have a valid driver license with a clean driving record


· Ability to drive to customer locations during the day


· Ability to lift heavy mechanical components and work outside in all types of weather


· Must be able to lift 50lbs


· Must be a Team Player


· Must have a good attendance record


Company Description
Quality Lift & Equipment strives to be the customer's first choice in the Fork Lift & Equipment industry. From fork lifts, pallet jackets to heavy duty equipment, we aim to be the only call needed to outfit a job site with the proper equipment, service, sales or rentals. Our employees are our greatest asset, and although we present a comprehensive equipment offering, our expertise and service are what truly distinguish us from the competition. We pride ourselves on investing in our workforce and offer competitive benefits for all eligible employees. As a highly successful family company, we are constantly looking for talented individuals to support our growth. If you are interested in pursuing a rewarding career, we invite you to review our opportunities!

Role: Forklift Mechanic Field Service Technician
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Location: Santa Fe Springs,

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