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!