Job Openings Forklift Mechanic

About the job Forklift Mechanic

Excellent Opportunity - in Acton Ontario for a Forklift Mechanic

Full Time, 1 year Contract -  possibly to go Permanent 

Transportation is required.(located in Acton, which is 24 km east of Guelph, North of Milton - or 32 km West of Brampton) Ontario, Canada

The candidate will report to the Maintenance Supervisor. Your job is to perform regular service, maintenance, and repair work on a lift truck. This involves working with hydraulic systems, maintaining electrical systems, and checking for structural problems

JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Perform minor and major repairs and scheduled preventive maintenance on Forklifts/Lift Trucks;
  • Interpret manufacturer's technical manuals to perform the necessary maintenance and repairs needed;
  • Troubleshoot forklift problems to include brake, electrical and hydraulic systems, detect imperfections, potential problems, safety issues and/or malfunctions;
  • Good working knowledge of brake systems and tire/wheel changes;
  • Maintain records of scheduled maintenance procedures;
  • Ability to work on LP, gas and diesel systems.
  • Replace broken or defective parts from stock parts and/or order replacement parts for major repairs.
  • Reassemble forklifts and make all necessary adjustments for effective and safe operation.
  • Perform safety inspection of forklifts prior to being released back to the work floor.
  • Cleaning of equipment and other areas as required.
  • Ensure work area and methods used in carrying out job duties meet safety requirements.
  • Maintain an organized and neat work area.
  • Competent to complete legible service documents and logs for preventative maintenance tasks.
  • Learn new technical information and techniques to stay current with changing technology
  • Operate computers which control and monitor mechanical equipment;
  • Respond to emergency maintenance requests as required;
  • Safety awareness is key and must adhere to safety policies and procedures;


SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Hold a current and valid Ontario Trades Certificate, recognized by Ontario College of Trades; Automotive Service Tech, or Truck and Coach Tech, or Powered Lift Truck Tech
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years forklift mechanic experience
  • Strong mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, and electronic skills, work with hand and power tools
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to accurately document activities
  • Flexibility to work on various shifts (days, afternoons and nights) and weekends is a must

HOURS:

Full time: Monday to Friday (7 am to 3 pm) flexibility to work other shifts as needed

SALARY

Starts at $28.80

After 720 hours probation, salary increases a $1/hour - $29.80

On 1st anniversary of employment. $32.00 per hour

BENEFITS

Safety boots; Coveralls glasses gloves helmet supplied.

Full Benefits after 720 hours….

Interested applicants,  please call ASAP!