Forklift / Heavy Equipment Field Mechanics

Deep South Equipment Company | Port Allen, LA

Posted Date 11/13/2023

Port Allen, LA 

Several Forklift / Heavy Equipment Field Mechanics Technicians are needed. 

Take advantage of a career opportunity that offers industry-leading pay, including a generous sign-on bonus for qualified candidates. This is your opportunity to join a technician team with a nationally recognized Hyster -Yale Dealership. We provide factory training and certification programs, advancement opportunities, and a great work environment.

Deep South Equipment currently has positions available for skilled forklift/heavy equipment technicians with mechanical aptitude and industry experience to join their team in Port Allen, LA.  Prior forklift, Heavy equipment, or automotive background will fit well in this position. Deep South Equipment is a factory-recognized Dealer of Distinction by Hyster -Yale Lift Truck Company.

Work for the best and work on the best equipment.

This is an exciting career where you will be able to take advantage of advancement opportunities as well as ongoing training in a professional work environment where you will be recognized and rewarded for a job well done.

Some of the benefits of this opportunity are:

  • Competitive compensation and a benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401K, 2 weeks of paid vacation, and uniforms.

  • Technician commission program- opportunity to add more to your income by using your customer service skills and technical expertise to recommend and sell additional products and services to benefit the customer.

  • Field technicians have the benefit of a take-home service vehicle, travel expenses are also covered if traveling overnight. A laptop computer and cell phone are also provided.

If you have a minimum of 2 years of hands-on experience working with forklifts, heavy machinery, automotive, or related industrial equipment, then this is a career you do not want to miss. Electrical experience on lift trucks or industrial equipment is a plus. A technical degree in a related field is preferred but not required.

Summary: Diagnose and repair forklifts and material handling equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and Diagnose (troubleshoot) equipment malfunctions or failures

  • Repair or replace engines, transmissions, carburetors, final drives, steering, clutches, cross shafts, hydraulic components, including pump motors, valves, and all related components, electrical systems, and air systems.

  • Perform assigned tasks in a timely, accurate, and efficient manner.

  • Communicate in a courteous and effective manner with customers and/or co-workers.

  • Prepare required documentation accurately and timely, including work orders, parts lists, and time cards.

  • Must provide your own tools - large or specialty tools provided by the company.

  • Maintain a safe working environment and observe all safety laws, policies and rules

  • Overtime work may be required in this position.

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