Currently seeking a Forklift Technician. This position is TEMP- HIRE
The Forklift Technician will be responsible for the repair, maintenance and troubleshooting of electric, diesel and propane industrial lift trucks, pallet jacks and scissor lifts.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Responsible for the repair, maintenance and troubleshooting of electric, diesel and propane industrial lift trucks, pallet jacks, scissor lifts.
Provide emergency breakdown response, root cause analysis, preventative maintenance, repair, refurbishment, and continuous improvement in both electrical and mechanical disciplines.
Repair or replace major system components including circuit boards and other electrical parts, hydraulic, mechanical, power steering, transmissions, engines, etc.
Read and interpret wiring diagrams, mechanical assembly drawings and other technical documentation.
Responsible for managing and performing PM’s in a timely manner.
Maintain necessary equipment records and work orders.
Other duties as assigned.
Education & Experience:
High school diploma required.
Degree from trade/vocational school preferred.
3+ years of experience working with industrial trucks required.
Technical certification in material handling repair preferred.
Previous experience working on Toyota, Yale and Hyster brands preferred.
Strong knowledge of electrical, fuel and charging systems.
Knowledge of power transmissions, brake, electrical, air and mechanical systems.
Skills & Abilities:
Ability to understand and carry out routine written and oral instructions.
Ability to interact with others in a professional and efficient manner.
Strong attention to detail.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Strong communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills.
Ability to read and understand hydraulic system schematics.
Ability to properly use normal and special tools for the trade.
Ability to work standing and walking for the majority of the assigned work period.
Ability to bend, sit, squat, stand, crawl, walk and reach above shoulder.
Ability to exert 50-75 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 25-50 pounds of force frequently, and/or 10-20 pounds of force constantly.
Balance Staffing - Salinas
Why Work Here?Balance Staffing is a full-service staffing agency that aims to unite talented and hardworking people with excellent workplaces, while building lasting relationships with our employees and our clients. To us, job seekers are more than a resume; they are unique individuals working to achieve their career dreams and companies aren’t clients, but partners striving for business success. Our goal is connecting top talent with exceptional employers. Since 1997, that’s been our guiding purpose, inspiring us to always be at our best, so we can be there for you.
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