A243 Forklift Mechanic

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Work Type: 
Full Time
City / Location: 
Tillsonburg, ON
Rate of Pay: 
$18 - $22/hour
Work Schedule: 
Full Time
Contact Info: 

Email your resume to velkowlift@gmail.com


Posting Date: 
Tuesday, May 14, 2019 to Friday, June 14, 2019
Fanshawe Career and Employment Services - Aylmer

25 Centre Street, Aylmer, Ontario
N5H 2Z4

Tel: 519-765-2082
Fax: 519-765-2280
Email: cesayl@fanshawec.ca
Web: www.fanshawec.ca/cesayl


Velkow Lift Truck SERVICE is Southwestern Ontario’s resource for sales, service and repairs to ALL Makes & Models of forklifts.  We are looking for a Shop Mechanic to join us and grow with our business.  The ideal candidate will have prior experience as a mechanic and repairing forklifts.  The position will offer the opportunity for growth for the successful candidate as their knowledge, skills and mechanical abilities improve.  If this sounds like the right fit for you then we would like to meet you.

  • Perform repairs & service on various types of material handling equipment, including propane & electric forklifts, skyjacks, pallet jacks
  • Understanding of mechanical & electrical systems of battery & engine powered forklifts.
  • Experience in the use of grinders, drill press, air compressor & common hand and power tools
  • Experience in prep and paint duties of heavy equipment
  • Working knowledge of hydraulic systems
  • Ability to read and interpret technical manuals
  • Effective analytical and problem solving skills
  • Perform shop related duties as assigned
  • Ability to take direction and work independently as required
  • Ability to be flexible and work in a fast paced and changing environment
  • Ability to keep accurate and complete paperwork for all work orders
  • Ideal candidate will have prior experience & knowledge as a mechanic and has repaired forklifts and other material handling equipment
  • Class G driver’s license required
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs

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