Forklift Mechanic - Shop

Date Posted:

May 14th, 2019



Full Time - 40 hours/week



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While we appreciate all applications received, only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. 


VELKOW LIFT TRUCK SERVICE is Southwestern Ontario's resource for sales, service and repairs to ALL MAKES & MODELS of forklifts.  We are looking for a Shop Mechanic to join us and grow with our business.  The ideal candidate will have prior experience as a mechanic and repairing forklifts.  The position will offer the opportunity for growth to the successful candidate as their knowledge, skills and mechanical abilities improve.  If this sounds like the right fit for you then we would like to meet you.


  • Perform repairs and service on various types of material handling equipment, including propane & electric forklifts, skyjacks, pallet jacks.
  • Understanding of mechanical & electrical systems of battery & engine powered forklifts.
  • Experience in the use of grinders, drill press, air compressor & common hand and power tools.
  • Experience in prep and paint duties of heavy equipment.
  • Working knowledge of hydraulic systems.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical manuals.
  • Effective analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Perform shop related duties as assigned.
  • Ability to take direction and work independently as required.
  • Ability to be flexible and work in a fast paced and changing environment.
  • Ability to keep accurrate and complete paperwork for all work orders.
  • Must have a Class G driver's license.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

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