Forklift Mechanic

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Installation, Maintenance & Repair
Job Type
US$ 22.00 per hour, DOE
Ref. Number
Jenni Trussell, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion is in immediate need of experienced Forklift Mechanics in Baton Rouge. Operates and inspects machines, equipment and components, and/or evaluates disabled machines to assess their condition and determine needed repairs Discusses equipment problems with customers, shop supervisor and/or others as needed.Disassembles repairs, replaces, calibrates, adjusts, and/or rebuilds engine components. Tests repaired equipment for proper operation.Evaluates condition and utility of equipment and parts; notes damage and needed repairs.Performs pre-delivery inspections of new equipment. Inspects, adds and/or changes fluids and lubricants; checks and replaces wear parts; and performs other routine servicing and maintenance. Reads equipment manuals, service bulletins and other resources; attends training sessions Maintains and updates knowledge of equipment to be serviced. Assists with ordering parts, materials and supplies needed for repair and maintenance.Records work performed, time and materials used for each job; completes time cards; and maintains related work logs and records.Maintains orderliness, cleanliness and safety of shop. Operates a variety of hand and power tools, shop equipment, motor vehicles, and heavy equipment; and performs related duties as assigned in support of service department operations.


Work Environment: Machine shop setting
Physical Requirements: Average to heavy. Strength, mobility, dexterity and stamina to repeatedly lift, maneuver, and carry parts and equipment up to 100 pounds, and to maneuver heavier objects with equipment.


Education, Skill, and/or Experience Requirements: High School Diploma required. 3-5 years of industry experience with diesel and gas engines, electrical and hydraulic systems. 

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