Forklift Mechanic in Romeoville at Elite Staffing Inc.

Date Posted: 9/22/2022

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Job Description

Forklift Mechanic 

Forklift Technician/ Industrial Forklift Mechanic

Position Summary:

The scope of work for this position covers the responsibility for performing preventative and corrective maintenance on the facility and operational equipment for the postal operations program.

What You Will Do:

Troubleshoot, install, repair, and maintain mechanical hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical components of equipment adhering to lockout tagout procedures and other safety guidelines.

Perform general facility repairs, including but not limited to building, grounds, lighting, and plumbing.

Dismantle machinery to perform repairs, detect wear, misalignment, and other problems. Reassemble machines, make all necessary adjustments, and test operations.

Replace broken or defective parts on equipment or facility as required.

May prepare written specifications for major repairs or production of parts; make up bill of materials, select proper materials, tools, and equipment and complete requisitions for same.

Prioritize equipment maintenance requests with plant manager.

Identify, recommend, and implement improvement to equipment.

Manage preventive maintenance program, including recordkeeping and recommended scheduled maintenance.

Establish and maintain relationships with outside maintenance and service vendors.

Ensure quality of repairs performed.

Minimum Requirements:

Must have excellent mechanical and electrical troubleshooting skills, knowledge for use of mechanical/pneumatic tools, measuring equipment, automated systems, and forklifts.

Two (2) years maintenance experience,

Some computer experience required (MS Office preferred).

Ability to work extended and weekend shifts, when needed.

Desired Qualifications:

Two-year college or technical program or equivalent experience preferred.

Knowledge of machine theory, electronics, hydraulics, pneumatics, pipefitting, and machine design. Knowledge of both gas and diesel-powered engines and drive train.

Knowledge of machinery and support systems according to manufacturer’s guidelines/specifications/manuals.

Ability to perform varied welding functions to include stick, MIG, Plasma cutter. Understand different types of welding Rod/Wire/Shielding Gas.

Strong Verbal and written communication skills.

Forklift Certified.

Ability to understand equipment and tool drawings.

$38.83 per hour

($34.23 per hour plus $4.60 per hour up to 40 hours for Health and Wellness benefits.

1st shift- 6:00am-2:30pm

Romeoville, IL

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