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Manufacturing | Forklift Mechanic

Vernon, CA

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Searching for an experienced Forklift Mechanic


Job description

We are looking for an experienced Forklift Mechanic maintain and repair forklifts and clamps. Need someone with critical thinking skills and mechanical aptitude. You will be responsible for ensuring functionality and reliability of forklifts and clamps, maintenance and repair. An excellent mechanic must have manual dexterity and great attention to detail. They must be able to work with various machines and tools as well as follow all safety precautions. Open to learning.



• Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective or worn parts

• Repairs and maintains the operating condition of Material Handling Equipment (MHE) including forklifts and pallet jacks ranging from 2,000 to 70,000 lb

• Basic rigging procedures may be required

• Maintains and repairs all building systems, including forklifts, batteries, battery chargers, and battery watering system

• Knowledge of heavy equipment

• Must train and respond to plant emergency issues within the guidelines of the PEO (Plant Emergency Operations)

• Determines vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests

• Perform multi-craft tasks associated with mobile maintenance

• Handle preventive maintenance and equipment downtime situations and procedures

• Identify the root cause of problems and countermeasures to prevent recurrence


• Proven experience as Mechanic

• Excellent knowledge of machinery and hydraulic, electrical and other systems and their components

• Aptitude in using various hand tools (screwdrivers, hammers etc.) and precision measurement tools (e.g. calipers)

• Ability to follow established procedures and practices and read instruction, blueprints etc.

• A strong commitment to all health and safety guidelines

• Very good communication skills

• A problem-solving ability

• Very good physical strength and stamina

• High school diploma is required; Certification from a vocational school or completion of apprenticeship is a definite plus

• Valid certification is preferred

• Critical thinking skills and a sense of urgency


Job Types: Full-time, Part-time


Salary: $20.00 - $25.00 per hour



• Health insurance

Experience level:

• 3 years


• 10 hour shift

• 12 hour shift

• 8 hour shift

• Monday to Friday

• Weekend availability


Ability to commute/relocate:

• Los Angeles, CA 90058: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


• Forklift Mechanic: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location: One location


Apply online: www.eliashr.com

Visit us at: 1425 W Artesia Blvd Ste 23 Gardena CA 90248

Call for more information: 424-266-9009