Forklift Mechanic Apprentice

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Velkow Lift Truck Service
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City / Location: 
261 Tillson Avenue Tillsonburg ON
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Work Schedule: 
30 hours per week
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Posting Date: 
Friday, September 28, 2018 to Friday, October 26, 2018
Community Employment Services Fanshawe, London Campus

Nelson Park Plaza
155 Clarke Road
London, Ontario
N5W 5C9


Velkow Lift Truck Service is Southwestern Ontario's resource for sales, service & repairs to ALL Makes & Models of forklifts. We are centrally located in Tillsonburg and we are looking for a shop apprentice to join us and grow within the business. The ideal candidate would have experience working on forklifts & material handling equipment, however training is a component of this position and a willingness to learn is an asset. This position will offer the opportunity for upward movement and 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 and service on various types of material handling equipment, including forklifts, skyjacks, pallet jacks & trucks, etc.
  • Perform related shop duties as assigned - candidate must have a G drivers license.
  • Basic understanding of mechanical and electrical systems of battery and engine powered forklifts.
  • Experience in the use of grinders, drill press, air compressor and common hand and power tools.
  • Working knowledge of hydraulic systems.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical manuals.
  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Customer service oriented.
  • Ability to be flexible and work in a fast paced and changing environment.

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