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Forklift Mechanic

York, PA · Construction/Facilities
ISI designs, builds, installs, and services material handling & conveyor systems and food & beverage production lines for some of the biggest companies in the world. We also have a custom metal shop.

Job Summary:

The Forklift Truck Mechanic will perform maintenance and repairs on forklift trucks used throughout the facility. 

  • Inspects forklift truck fleet to ensure trucks are working properly and safely.
  • Identifies any forklift trucks that need repairs.
  • Removes unsafe equipment from facility operating area and notifies supervisor.
  • Repairs and maintains various types of forklift mostly gas-powered.
  • Tests forklift trucks to ensure repairs are completed correctly.
  • Schedules and performs routine maintenance for forklift trucks.
  • Ensures batteries for electric forklift trucks are fully charged.
  • Replaces empty propane tanks on propane-powered forklift trucks.
  • Maintains repair log for forklift truck fleet.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Five or more years of experience as a lift mechanic.
  • Skilled at diagnostics (ISI does not currently have advanced computer diagnostics).
  • Possess an extensive set of mechanic’s tools.
  • Basic computer literacy.
  • Ability to handle shifting priorities with ease.
  • Willingness to provide occasional road service (including infrequent overnight stays if needed) and work some OT depending on work load and truck requirements.
  • Ability to follow instructions.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
Education and Experience:
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Completion of forklift truck mechanic’s training course required.
Physical Requirements:
  • Must be physically capable of accessing all parts of the forklift truck needing repairs or maintenance, either by kneeling or lying on back.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds at a time.
ISI is an equal opportunity employer 
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