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Forklift Maintenance Technician - Full Time

Penske - Romulus, MI

Posted on 12/08/19 (Ref: MIKDwFi7sa)

Forklift Maintenance Technician - Romulus, MI - Penske

Penske Logistics is looking for a Forklift Service Technician who will maintain our fleet of electrical forklifts and pallet riders to include performing and logging preventive maintenance inspections of all equipment.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Maintain fleet of electrical forklifts and pallet riders
  • Perform preventative maintenance inspections of all equipment
  • Keep up Preventative Maintenance programs for the fleet
  • Perform repairs as needed
  • Maintain batteries for fleet
  • Fill out accurate work orders daily
  • Run computer-based diagnostics on forklifts
  • Perform data entry for completed repairs
  • Perform basic facility repairs including but not limited to dock plates, doors and racking
  • Assist other technicians in equipment/facility repairs
  • Comply with all safety standards and OSHA procedures
  • Performs other duties as assigned or as the situation dictates within the scope of the position

  • High School diploma or GED/HSE equivalent required
  • 3 years of proven forklift equipment repair highly preferred
  • Proficient in electronic, mechanical and hydraulic repair
  • Familiarity with Crown equipment preferred
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds or more and to crouch or crawl in confined spaces
  • Must be able to read codes, instructions and electrical and hydraulic schematics
  • Must possess own hand tools, some specialized tools will be provided
  • Must possess a positive attitude, strong verbal and written communication skills
  • A strong work ethic and sense of integrity is required.
  • Must be flexible in shift assignments
  • Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job.
  • Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required.
Physical Requirements:

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.
While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50lbs/23kg.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

About Penske Truck Leasing:

Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group, and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates more than 260,000 vehicles, employs more than 29,000 people, and serves customers from more than 1,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit to learn more.

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