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Forklift Field Mechanic

Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: April 1, 2024

Job Description:

Come grow with us & earn a $1,000 Sign-On Bonus!

HOJ Forklift is currently seeking outstanding candidates to join our service team as a Forklift Field Mechanic. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a of team of top-notch service technicians responsible for the repairs and maintenance of forklifts and other heavy industrial equipment. We're looking for superstars with a mechanical background who consider themselves the best of the best (or rapidly on their way to being the best) who want a chance to prove themselves in a company that recognizes hard work and achievement. Paid on-the-job training is available. If you are a self-motivated individual that strives to excel at your profession and will offer the most exceptional service to our customers then we want to hear from you!

  • Position: Forklift Field Mechanic
  • Type: Full-Time (M-F 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.)
  • Full Benefits, Competitive Pay + Sign-On Bonus
    About Us:

    HOJ Forklift is a full-service forklift dealer that provides top quality material handling equipment across the Intermountain West. HOJ Forklift is an integral part of a fast-growing material handling and engineering company, HOJ Innovations. Known as the intermountain leader in material handling services, HOJ Innovations provides total warehouse solutions from custom engineering, design fabrication, installation, sales, and a full-service maintenance department. Offering multiple product lines, a top-rated service department, and an exclusive parts dealership, HOJ has been providing value and the best-in class service to our customers for over 55 + years.

    HOJ Innovations is a very team oriented and customer driven company culture. We understand that our employees work hard, so we offer a competitive rate of pay, a generous benefits package and a positive work environment. We work hard together and when you're here, you feel like family. As a HOJ team member, you will be responsible for promoting our vision, cultural values, and safety guidelines while supporting all that has made HOJ a leader in the material handling equipment and service industry. To find out more about our company and what we do, visit our website at We look forward to hearing from you!

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Maintain a fleet of forklifts, scissor lifts, pallet riders and other lift trucks
    • Perform repairs and maintenance of machinery and mechanical equipment such as forklifts, diesel and gas engines, LP systems, motors, and hydraulic equipment
    • Welding experience, and knowledge of various types of testing of mechanical equipment preferred
    • Perform Service Calls and Preventative Maintenance inspections on customers lift equipment
    • Diagnose and perform repairs as needed
    • Dismantle equipment to gain access to defective parts
    • Work with parts department to obtain parts and technical information needed to repair equipment
    • Accurately complete tablet work such as work orders, timecards, support information, etc. on a timely basis
    • Operate lift trucks and equipment as required
    • Maintain a service van and its inventory
    • May assist in the installation and service of other material handling equipment
    • Comply with all safety standards and OSHA regulations
    • Performs other duties as assigned
      Education and Experience:
      • High School Diploma or GED
      • Forklift mechanic experience or relatable background in industrial, heavy equipment or automotive mechanics preferred
      • We're willing to train the right person with strong mechanical aptitude

        • Proficient in electronic, internal combustion engines, mechanical and hydraulic repairs
        • Must be able to read codes, instructions, and electrical and hydraulic schematics
        • Must have a mechanical aptitude
        • Welding and fabrication skills
        • Work efficiently with others
        • Quick comprehension, flexible and punctual
        • High standard of quality and attention to detail
        • Ability to follow instructions and work independently with limited direct supervision after training
        • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
        • Ability to effectively communicate with team members, customers, and vendors
        • Maintain work area and vehicle in clean and orderly condition
        • Positive attitude and ability to comply with company policies and procedures
        • Willingness to travel if necessary and work occasional overtime hours
        • Maintain and strengthen customer relationships by acting professionally and as a representation of Hoj
        • All personnel will be governed by DOT rules when operating company vehicles
        • Must have a valid drivers' license with a good driving record (CDL preferred)
          Physical Requirements:
          • Must be able to stand and work for long hours with necessary tools and PPE
          • Able to perform physical labor including lifting/moving heavy objects up to 50 lbs., prolonged standing, sitting, bending, pulling, pushing, kneeling, and reaching.
          • Must be able to work indoors and outdoors in various year-round weather conditions
            Benefits Offered:

            Hoj Innovations is a fast-growing company with top tier talent. We afford employees multiple growth opportunities, including world-class OEM Training to further their career. We promote a healthy work-life balance and offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits and programs that help our employees thrive in both their professional and personal lives including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Short-Term Disability, 401k, a generous Sign-On Bonus, Year-End Profit Sharing Bonuses, Paid Holidays and Paid Time off.

            Our culture is built on the belief that every team member has a real, personal impact - on our people, our customers, and our world. You won't find a better place to continue your career than at HOJ and Idaho Material Handling.

            Come be a part of our success! To learn more about what we do visit us at:
            • Our Website:
            • Our YouTube page:
            • Our Facebook page:
              Job Type: Full-Time, M-F (7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.)

              Experience: Relevant 2 years (Preferred)

              License: Valid Driver's License (Required)

              Work Authorization: United States (Required)
              We are committed to achieving workforce diversity reflective of our communities. We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status.

Keywords: HOJ INNOVATIONS, INC, Salt Lake City , Forklift Field Mechanic, Professions , Salt Lake City, Utah

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