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Company: Forklift Technician/Mechanic

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ProLift Toyota Material Handling is searching for a successful Forklift Technician/Mechanic who will efficiently perform quality repairs on Forklifts and Industrial Equipment in the Louisville, KY area.  Successful Forklift Technician/Mechanic will complete work assignments in a safe and satisfactory manner and promote our services and products with the goal of becoming an "Indispensable Partner".

Job Responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • Technician/Mechanic will ensure proper maintenance is performed and any ProLift Toyota Material Handling vehicles assigned
  • Maintain adequate and accurate parts inventory assigned
  • Perform the service job on time and right the first time
  • Repair and service lift trucks and other equipment
  • Diagnose problems
  • Obtain parts and technical information needed to repair equipment
  • Project a positive image by interacting with fellow employees, customers and management in a cooperative, supportive and courteous manner
  • Accurately communicate appropriate information to those who need to know on a timely basis
  • Maintain acceptable personal and work area standards for safety
  • Communicate positively and courteously with our customers
  • Accurately complete work orders, time cards, support information, etc. and turn in on a timely basis on a tablet
  • Operate lift trucks and equipment as required
  • Read and comprehend technical manuals
  • Use proper test equipment for troubleshooting
  • Own and maintain hand tools as required by management. (Current tool list inventory required to be on file)
  • Complete work orders thru tablet software
  • Manage customer service initiatives (Used Voice of the Customer and Loyalty Guarantee) Promote ProLift Toyota Material Handling’s philosophies, vision, strategies, and value of “Doing the Right Thing”
  • TLLP “’Toyota Lean Logistics program” visionary
  • Protects organizations values by keeping information confidential and ability to handle sensitive information

Education/Job Requirements: 

  • High School Graduate or Equivalent, Tech School Preferred
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Proficient with Computer/Tablet skills 
  • 2 years’ mechanical experience preferred

Working Conditions (but not limited to):

  • Work around exhaust fumes, gas, diesel, solvents, paints, thinners, etc.
  • Noisy conditions in shop – air tools, compressors, truck lift, running engines
  • Some travel may be required
  • Some stairs to climb
  • Lift or push/pull objects up to 75 lbs. frequently
  • Lift or push/pull light objects constantly
  • Perform simple motor skills such as standing, walking, etc. constantly
  • Perform simple manipulative skills such as writing, etc., constantly
  • Perform body coordination’s such as walking, bending, stooping, sitting, and climbing constantly
  • Stand for extended periods of time
  • Drive vehicle for extended periods of time
  • Extend hands/arms in a motion ranging from below the knees to above the head, occasionally
  • Communicate verbally, using standard high school level vocabulary
  • Hear normal sounds with some background noise, constantly
  • See objects close and distant as in reading and driving, constantly


Available Benefits: Competitive Pay, Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Paid Vacation, Paid Personal Days, Paid Holidays, 401K Matching, Profit Sharing, Paid Bereavement/Jury Duty Leave  and Service Awards.


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