Forklift Mechanic Job at Nesco Resource, Phoenix, AZ

  • Nesco Resource
  • Phoenix, AZ

Job Description

GENERAL / DEFINITION: Responsible for troubleshooting forklift issues, performing regular inspections, cleaning, and preventive maintenance. Must tag forklifts out of service if unsafe, treat people with respect, work ethically, and uphold company values.


  1. Perform and document preventive maintenance on forklifts.
  2. Conduct oil changes, lubrication, and battery maintenance.
  3. Pressure wash and touch up paint on forklifts.
  4. Change tires and check for corrosion.
  5. Fabricate parts as needed.
  6. Inspect fluid levels, leaks, engine, muffler, air cleaner, clutch, steering, bushings, filter systems, hydraulics, brakes, cooling system, and safety items.


  1. Forklift certification.
  2. Strong background in welding, hydraulics, and pneumatics.
  3. Provide own tools (e.g., wrenches, screwdrivers, ratchet set, impact gun, etc.).
  4. Ability to work safely and with minimal supervision.
  5. Preferably bilingual (Spanish and English).
  6. 2-3 years of experience as a forklift mechanic.
  7. Knowledge of hydraulic systems, LP systems, and electrical wiring.


  1. Lift and carry up to 70 pounds.
  2. Identify malfunctions.
  3. Apply torque, bend, twist, kneel, sit, stand, and Client on the ground.
  4. Work outside in a covered area.


  1. Wear safety glasses and steel-toed shoes at all times.
  2. Use helmet, ear plugs, back brace, and gloves when necessary.
  3. Follow all safety procedures and attend safety training.
  4. Report safety issues and accidents immediately.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Communicate effectively with supervisor.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Work with fractions and use a caliper.

REASONING ABILITY: Identify and repair forklift issues.

TEAMWORK: Work harmoniously with all personnel and follow company rules and procedures.


Nesco Resource provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

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