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 ‘Employer Skills Training Advantage To Employment’

Shop Technician

 

Position Summary

The Shop Technician diagnoses problems, performs repairs and provides preventative maintenance service on material handling equipment in a Liftow branch location.

 

Specific Accountabilities

- Performs repairs and services on various types of material handling equipment and its components including forklifts, stackers, electric carts, electric tow trucks, transporters.

- Performs preventive maintenance at prescribed intervals of time and repairs on various types of material handling equipment including forklifts, stackers, electric carts, electric tow trucks, transporters.

- use of grinders, drill presses, air compressors, and common hand and power tools.

- Uses instruction manuals and wiring diagrams to diagnose components, and electrical wiring.

- Performs related duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications Education & Work Experience

High school completion or equivalent education proficiency and/or 1-3 year’s experience as an auto, forklift, heavy equipment or truck and coach mechanic OR certified auto or heavy equipment mechanic. Experience repairing Toyota machines preferred.

CNG license preferred

A valid driver’s license and S6 propane license are required.

Power Lift Truck License (PLT) is preferred.

 

Competencies and Skills

- Demonstrated knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems of battery and engine powered material handling equipment

- Basic knowledge of electrical and electronic principles

- Knowledge of the use of hand tools and measuring devices

- Knowledge of the use of electrical/electronic diagnostic tools/measurements

- Effective analytical and problem solving skills

- Strong interpersonal and communication skills

- Customer service oriented

- Ability to be flexible and work in a fast paced and changing environment

 

Working Conditions

A Shop Technician will work in a shop environment and would be exposed to varying temperatures and subjected to dust, dirt, grease and noise levels ranging from moderate to loud. Frequently works in a crouched position or on back lying on mechanic’s dolly beneath motor vehicle equipment.

Requires the ability to lift 50 pounds.

 

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