Forklift Technician

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    Matthews, North Carolina

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    Angela Vasquez

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    over 1 year ago

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Position: 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.

Call Angela 603-716-0474

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