Forklift Mechanic | $25-$40/hr DOE

Location: Seattle, WA

Our client, a leading company in the field of material handling and industrial vehicles, is actively seeking a skilled Forklift Mechanic. This position is vital for ensuring the reliability and performance of forklifts and other industrial vehicles. The ideal candidate will be responsible for a wide range of tasks, including diagnosing, repairing, and maintaining forklifts, as well as conducting regular inspections to identify and prevent potential issues. This role offers the opportunity to work in a dynamic and essential sector, ensuring the smooth operation of equipment that is crucial for day-to-day logistics and operations.

Forklift Mechanic Job Responsibilities

  • Conduct routine inspections of forklifts to identify mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic issues.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot forklift problems, determining effective and efficient repair solutions.
  • Perform preventive maintenance tasks, such as oil changes, filter replacements, and lubrication.
  • Repair or replace faulty components, ensuring all safety features are functioning correctly.
  • Collaborate with the parts department to order necessary replacement parts and maintain accurate inventory records.
  • Adhere strictly to safety protocols and guidelines while working on forklifts.
  • Keep detailed records of all maintenance and repair activities for documentation and analysis.


  • Mechanic background, with experience in forklifts or industrial vehicles preferred (automotive background considered).
  • Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems in forklifts.
  • Ability to perform routine maintenance and complex repairs.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Commitment to safety standards and protocols.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with parts departments and other team members.
  • Good record-keeping skills for maintenance and repair documentation.

This is an excellent opportunity for mechanics with a background in automotive or similar fields who are interested in specializing in forklift and industrial vehicle maintenance. If you have a passion for mechanics, a commitment to safety, and a drive to ensure the optimal functioning of essential equipment, we encourage you to apply for this Forklift Mechanic position.

Join our client’s team and play a crucial role in the smooth operation of their material handling services. Apply today to take a step forward in your career in a dynamic and growing industry!

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