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Forklift Technician II

Company: AmeriCold Logistics
Location: Newark
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Primary Responsibility :Perform routine and complex material handling equipment (MHE), repairs and preventative maintenance throughout the warehouse. Provide maintenance support as necessary to ensure operational objectives are met. Perform troubleshooting and repair of material handling equipment and other powered industrial equipment as assigned. Provide outside service provider oversight and monitoring.What You'll Do :o
Performs in depth troubleshooting of MHE electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic systems.o
Rebuilds and/or replaces major components (i.e mast, undercarriage, transmissions, engines/motors, etc.).o
Performs preventative maintenance, repair and adjustment of material handling equipment. o
Inspects forklifts, pallet jacks, and other material handling equipment to ensure compliance with OSHA and operational standards.o
Maintains batteries and chargers in working order in accordance with OSHA Standards.o
Performs routine and complex maintenance on various types of warehouse equipment in accordance with OSHA Standards.o
Tests, maintains, and evaluates equipment performance using instruments such as voltmeters, ohmmeters, and any other testing instruments.o
Conducts tests of safety equipment to ensure OHSA and operational standards.o
Maintains accurate preventive maintenance records within the CMMS system.o
Keeps work area and tools 6S'd (well maintained, clean, organized, etc.), and performs housekeeping duties as required.o
Performs related work and other job assignments as required.o
Shares knowledge, train and develop less experienced technicians.What Experience and Education You Need :o
High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.o
4 years' maintenance experience with a minimum of 2 years' as an MHE technician.o
Formal MHE technical training, such as Hyster, Crown, Toyota, or Raymond, preferred.o
Strong work experience will be considered in lieu of Training Courses during the initial hiring process.o
Required train in HAZMAT, obtain and maintain the certification.o
Knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management System.o
Basic computer skills required (email, internet searches, basic data entry, etc.).o
Microsoft Office Suite knowledge.What Could Set You Apart :o
Fully competent in MHE knowledge.o
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.o
Mathematical and documentation skills necessary.o
Ability to work with hands in mechanically oriented situations.o
Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.o
Must be able to work flexible shifts, if required, including on call.o
Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose down to the component level on all material handling equipment.Physical Requirements :The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.o
May be required to tolerate working environment with inside controlled temperatures of -20 degrees Fahrenheit and outside ambient temperatures (including heat, cold and precipitation).o
Must be able to work at heights in excess of 35 ft. and be able to access elevated platforms and catwalko
Must be able to climb ladders and stairs.o
Frequently required to stand; walk; push; pull; reach with hands and arms; stoop; kneel; and croucho
Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.o
Must be able to use hand and power tools.o
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception. Either naturally or with the aid of eye glasses. Contact lenses are prohibited when working with ammonia.o
Able to work nights and weekends.o
Able to pass a physical and respiratory exam.Work Environment :The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.What We Offer :Our associates know the answer to the question What's in it for me We offer best-in-class benefit programs and continuously work with our associates to ensure that our offerings meet the needs of their health and financial well-being. When you join Americold you join a values-oriented company with a clear mission. We help our customers feed the world.Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and complies with applicable employment laws.EOE/AA M/F/D/V DFW.

Keywords: AmeriCold Logistics, Newark , Forklift Technician II, Professions , Newark, New Jersey

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