Forklift Mechanic

Forklift Mechanic

General Summary:
Performs all maintenance-related work assignments to ensure all electric and combustion are appropriately maintained in safe and reliable working order. Completes all scheduled preventative maintenance/work assignments and supports final repair results with detailed documentation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs unassisted routine preventative maintenance and minor repairs on various electrical and combustion forklifts, Order chasers, air compressors, and other equipment for the entire facility.
  • Maintains assigned tools and supports the accurate inventory of all company-supplied tools.
  • Maintains high-quality appearance of the equipment, building, and grounds.
  • Updates maintenance forklift assignment records via the computerized maintenance management system.
  • Perform minor welding tasks with electrical welding equipment, and be knowledgeable of all safety practices relating to welding processes.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participates in on-the-job training for all skill types involved with the maintenance and repair of equipment and the facility.
  • Resolves minor conveyor system variations and malfunctions.
  • Resolve minor electric/combustion forklift malfunctions.
  • Safety focus.
  • Abide by all company safety and conduct requirements.
  • Will switch over to the facility maintenance crew on occasions when needed as per the needs of the Maintenance Supervisor.


  • Able to adjust readily to change and adapt as needed.
  • Able to answer phones and greet the public friendly and courteously.
  • Able to build solid, effective working relationships with others.
  • Able to work constructively under stress and pressure when faced with high workloads and deadlines.
  • Able to effectively use relevant material handling equipment.
  • Able to execute oral and written instructions and request clarification when needed.
  • Able to lift and move up to 50 lbs.
  • Able to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Able to perform basic mathematical calculations.
  • Able to provide courteous, timely service when addressing customer questions and concerns.
  • Able to read technical journals.
  • Able to remain on feet for extended periods.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards of the trade and necessary safety precautions.

Education & Experience

  • Minimum of one year experience where primary assignment as a multi-craft maintenance mechanic assistant.
  • Basic AC & DC electricity.
  • Experience repairing and maintaining essential mechanical devices required.

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to bend, crawl, and do some lifting.
  • Able to carry.
  • Able to climb.
  • Able to kneel.
  • Able to walk between buildings/work areas.
  • Distribution center environment
  • Exposure to extreme temperatures.
  • Exposure to high noise levels.
  • Exposure to outside weather conditions.
  • Exposure to cloudy conditions.
  • Occasional non-standard work hours or overtime as business requires.
  • On-call availability is required, as necessary.
  • Able to identify colors visually
Job Category: Maintenance
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Miami

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