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Fork Truck Mechanic


Posted: 9/22/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1396190
Keywords: repair

Job Description

Requisition/Vacancy No.

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Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a 1st shift Fork Truck Mechanic to join our facility maintenance team of multi-skilled technicians in Clayton, OH.

  • Typical work hours are 7a to 3p Mon - Fri; hours may vary based on business demand.
This position is responsible for ensuring that the facility’s material handling equipment (including electric forklifts, electric cards, fork trucks, and floor scrubbing equipment) is repaired and maintained in a timely manner. 
  • Remove, repair and replace motors, pumps, drive unit and brake systems.
  • Troubleshoot mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Changes tires using hydraulic press.
  • Use welding equipment.
  • Complete daily work logs with detailed information on a timely basis.
  • Ensure that work orders and monthly PM’s are completed as required.
  • Maintain professional and courteous customer relations including client vendor and internal team.
  • Complies with all governmental, company, and industrial regulations, codes, and standards, health safety practices, and permit systems.
  • Recommends measures to improve maintenance methods and equipment performance.
  • Safely performs functions of the position including following proper safety guidelines such as job hazard analysis and lockout/tagout procedures and wearing PPE as required.
  • Operates a variety of equipment such as hand tools, laptop computers and diagnostic hardware to perform work.
  • Maintains a strict schedule in order to be successful in the assignment, yet demonstrates flexibility in the day-to-day activities and scheduling for the benefit of the customer. 
  • Other duties as assigned by Manager or Supervisor.
For more information, please contact Sherry Wilkes at
Within AECOM, our group provides facilities and production maintenance services for our clients’ industrial, manufacturing, distribution, pharmaceutical, and commercial sites worldwide.  
  • We run our own crews of Production Maintenance Techs, CNC Service Techs, Automation Techs, Industrial Electricians, Maintenance Mechanics, Industrial HVAC Techs, Logistics / Crib Management, Planner/ Schedulers, Supervisors and safety professionals inside our customers’ facilities to keep their infrastructure operating smoothly.
  • These are full-time, regular positions with AECOM that offer a full benefits package.
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Business Line
Management Services

Position Title
Fork Truck Mechanic

Position Status

What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Minimum Requirements
  1. High school diploma or demonstrated equivalent.
  2. Three years of experience in the repair and maintenance of fork trucks, material handling equipment or automobiles, or demonstrated equivalent combination of education and experience.
  3. Ability to work in an aerial lift or scissor lift at heights up to 30 feet or higher.
Additional Information:
  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.
  • This position may require a valid Driver’s License.
  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.
  • This position will require the ability to obtain a security access badge at our client’s location.
  • This position may require various shifts, weekends, and alternative work schedules.
Physical Requirements:

  • Some tasks will require repetitive wrist movement.
  • Some tasks will require the ability to walk extensively throughout facilities during a workday.
  • Requires the ability to climb extension ladders, roof ladder, stepladders, and stairs as needed during a workday.
  • Requires the flexibility to bend/stoop, squat, kneel, reach/stretch, and move in a 90-degree fashion during workday.
  • Requires the ability to differentiate colors pertaining to wire color-coding.
  • Requires ability to read and understand information contained in a variety of documents or displayed on a computer screen.
  • Requires ability to use a variety of office equipment and to operate a computer keyboard to access data bases, to send/receive messages and to prepare documents.
  • Requires ability to attend meetings throughout the site and potentially travel to other AECOM, customer and/or vendor locations in the area, as well as some air travel to more distant locations.
  • Requires the ability to communicate with others on the telephone and in one-on-one or group discussions, meetings and presentations.
  • Demonstrated fluency in computer use including the full Microsoft product line.
  • Requires some moving of light to medium weight materials into desks, filing cabinets and other storage locations.
  • Requires the ability to interact with all clients in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of stress.
Special Requirements:
  • Wear steel toe safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, hard hats, and other Personal Protective Equipment as needed.
  • Cope with demands (stressors) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment so that acceptable levels of performance and overall contribution are maintained.


Preferred Qualifications
  1. Experience in fork truck repair and maintenance.
  2. Excellent working knowledge of hand and power tools.
  3. Ability to perform all types of repairs and preventive maintenance on various lifts and material handling equipment.
  4. Ability to safely and effectively use welding equipment and diagnostic/calibration equipment.
  5. Ability to work in a team environment.
  6. Associate’s degree or equivalent trade school program in a related skilled trade.
Other Attributes:
  • Must be willing to work overtime when required.  May be required to work holidays and weekends.  Work schedules can change based on critical business needs. Work schedules can change based on critical business needs

Business Group
Management Services Group (MS)


United States of America

USA - Ohio

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