Forklift Mechanic / Technician

National Maintenance Services Dickson , TN 37056

Posted 3 weeks ago

National Maintenance Services (NMS) is looking for a full-time, Forklift Service Technician to meet the demands of our growing business. Location of the work is in the Dickson TN area. Qualified candidates must be able to do preventative maintenance, inspect, troubleshoot, diagnose and repair various types of Material Handling Equipment. Strong Electrical skills a plus!

If youre the best at what you do, contact us and let us know why you deserve to work with the best materials handling equipment service provider. Our customers expect the most & we deliver the most. We believe happy employees make for happy customers. We appreciate our people and are looking to add a few techs that understand what customer service is. If you have equipment and forklift repair experience we are ready for you.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Repairing material handling equipment such as forklifts, etc.

  • Analyzing and diagnosing equipment problems and breakdowns

  • Recommending the correct service and repair actions

  • Safely operating power tools, lifts, hoists, hydraulic jacks.

  • Preventative Maintenance inspections and repairs; warranty procedures and other duties as assigned.

  • Providing excellent 5 star customer service

  • Assists other Technicians in repairs

  • Comply with Safety and OSHA procedures


  • 3+ years of proven forklift equipment repair as well as a variety of other material handling equipment

  • Winning attitude and great communication skills

  • Proficient electronic, mechanical and hydraulic repair.

  • Willing to learn new methods of working with others and on equipment

  • Must be able to read codes, instructions and electrical and hydraulic schematics.

  • Electrical troubleshooting a must

  • Must possess own tools, w/ necessary additional tools provided

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred

  • Must have valid drivers license and clean driving record (Department of Motor Vehicles)

  • The selected candidate will be required to pass a criminal history background check

Physical Demands

  • Needs to move about a customer job-site to access equipment.

  • Constantly operates machinery such as: Cordless drill; Hammer; Screwdrivers; and other like tools.

  • May ascend and descend a ladder and other lift equipment to install, troubleshoot and repair customer equipment.

  • Constantly positions self to install, troubleshoot and repair customer equipment.

  • Must be able to detect, inspect and reasonably assess when installing, troubleshooting and repairing customer equipment.

  • Frequently will move equipment and /or tools up to 50 pounds inside customer job-site and/or to/from company vehicle

  • Frequently communicates by phone, email, text or in person. Must be able to exchange accurate information.

Compensation and Benefits

At NMS we believe that Our People are what make us great and so we take great care of Our People! NMS has an industry leading Compensation and Benefits program to include:

  • Benefits start on your first day!

  • Competitive Salary

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage

  • Company Paid Life Insurance and Disability Coverage

  • 401(k) with match

  • Boot Allowance and Uniforms

  • Paid Vacation and Holidays

NMS considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.

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