Memphis, TN - Forklift Technician


 Job Purpose:

  • Perform diagnostics and repairs of forklifts and material handling equipment

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Diagnose and repair material handling equipment accurately and thoroughly with a dealer professional attitude

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Test parts and systems to ensure they are working properly
  • Identify mechanical problems, often by using computerized diagnostic equipment
  • Follow checklists to ensure that all critical parts are examined
  • Test and lubricate the forklifts engine and other major components
  • Perform basic care and maintenance, including oil changes and tune-ups
  • Repair or replace worn parts, such as brake pads and wheel bearings
  • Disassemble and reassemble parts
  • Use testing equipment to ensure that repairs and maintenance are effective
  • Explain to clients their forklift problems and the repairs done on their materials handling equipment
  • Perform major repairs , engine and transmission overhaul or replacement
  • Perform road / field service timely while logging work time and travel time in accordance to GPS tracking
  • Perform shop repairs minor or major
  • Complete training courses when offered by the company

Qualification Requirements:

Mechanical back ground repairing one or more of the following :

  • Forklifts
  • Aerial equipment
  • Automobiles
  • Farm equipment

Additional requirements

  • Be able to use computers for diagnostics
  • Have needed tools to perform services required or have access to needed tools
  • Have a valid drivers license and have a clean DMV history with less than 2 violations



Employment Disclaimer: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and task satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. This job description is not a contract. Management reserves the right to change its contents at any time. This organization complies with the guidelines set forth in the American with Disabilities Act of 1990 and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, disability or status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era. This organization is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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