Maintenance – Fork Truck

Job Summary:

An individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and needs to be willing to learn new tasks as needed.  In addition to general maintenance duties, this employee will be specifically responsible for inspecting, servicing, troubleshooting and repairing company fork trucks as needed.  Employee must follow a systematic process for accomplishing preventive, scheduled and emergency equipment maintenance.  Employee must be knowledgeable of industrial electricity (all phases and voltages), mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic operations, troubleshooting techniques, blueprint, schematic analysis and proper use of tools and diagnostic equipment.  In performing these responsibilities, employees are to work safely, efficiently, and cooperatively in a manner that demonstrates team member involvement.

Responsibilities/Tasks

  • Forklift repair/ maintenance/operation
  • Prioritization and Time Management Skills
  • General Maintenance
  • Blue print reading
  • Reading schematics
  • PLC
  • Repairing and maintenance of company vehicles
  • Building Maintenance/General Carpentry
  • Electrical/Plumbing Installation/Repair
  • Air compressor repair/maintenance
  • Dryer repair/maintenance
  • Machine repair/maintenance
  • Hydraulic equipment repair/maintenance
  • Crane/Hoist maintenance and repair
  • Welder equipment maintenance and repair
  • Troubleshooting is a daily process
  • Computer proficiency (Outlook and scheduling software)
  • Inventory control (counts, part numbers, cost associations, material receipts)
  • Must be able to use all hand tools, including pneumatic and hydraulic
  • Must be able to bend, twist, squat repetitively throughout work day
  • Must be able to lift up to 100 and carry 50 lbs on a regular basis
  • Must be able to speak, write, read and understand English
  • See and hear within reasonable acceptable limits, (this includes the ability to see at a distance and peripherally, and in certain instances, it is also necessary for the driver to discern different colors, primarily red, yellow, and green)
  • Must be self motivated as much of the day is unsupervised
  • This is a 40 hour per week position and may require mandatory overtime hours
  • Must be 18 years of age or older

Required PPE:

Steel Toed Shoes                               Safety Glasses                                      Safety Goggles

Please send resume to:

Linda Bohman, Human Resources

Vestil Manufacturing

2999 North Wayne Street, PO BOX 507

Angola, Indiana  46703, USA

or fax to:

260-624-2040 (Attention: Linda)

or e-mail to:

lindab@vestil.com