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Job Title:

Forklift Mechanic

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1st Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

Forklift Mechanic

WeatherTech is seeking a well-qualified Forklift Mechanic to diagnose failures, make repairs, and maintain all systems and parts associated with forklifts and other mobile equipment.

This is a great opportunity to join the WeatherTech Team!
• High performing, reliable, and teamwork-minded employees are rewarded with a competitive compensation and benefits package including the potential to earn end of year bonuses and pay increases.

Job Requirements:

As a Forklift Mechanic, you will
• Maintain and repair the company fleet of 100+ pieces of mobile equipment, including JLG Stock Pickers, Electric Fork Trucks and LP Gas Fork Trucks, specifically Raymond Double Reach Stand Ups and Floor Scrubbers
• Work with Forklift Technician to ensure all preventive maintenance tasks are conducted in a timely manner to reduce unplanned repairs
• Troubleshoot and repair all problems (electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, etc…)
• Be able to forecast upcoming equipment repairs and needs, having supplies on hand to perform repairs at various locations
• Maintain a parts inventory and repair records for all equipment
• Follow all company and OSHA safety rules, requirements and guidelines
• Perform other duties as assigned

Qualified Candidates will
• Have a high school diploma or equivalent
• Have a minimum of 4 years’ experience maintaining and repairing various mobile equipment (forklifts, floor scrubbers, stock pickers)
• Possess prior experience maintaining electric forklifts, Raymond or Toyota experience, preferred
• Have intimate knowledge of the equipment, its capabilities and operational requirements
• Possess knowledge of hydraulic lift systems, electronic control code and troubleshooting
• Demonstrate the ability to safely operate all mobile equipment.
• Possess basic computer skills
• Have strong verbal and written communication skills
• Be able to work with very little supervision and have excellent time management skills
• Travel between multiple buildings required
• Be able to stand, walk, bend, stoop, and climb for eight hours a day as well as lift and push heavy equipment
• Possess a valid Driver’s License and have a safe driving history
• Be fluent in English and authorized to work in the United States


Why you’ll love working at WeatherTech
WeatherTech is proud to offer employees a competitive salary and benefits package, opportunities for internal promotions and skill development, and a clean and safe workspace. Employees are offered an array of perks including:
• Outstanding BlueCross BlueShield of Illinois medical plans; as well as dental, vision, short and long term disability, and company-paid life insurance
• 401(k) plan
• Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time

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