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Job Details

Forklift Mechanic

Employer

Western Materials Handling & Equipment Ltd.

Date Posted

November 08, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Lethbridge, AB
  • Earnings $35.00 to $42.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 08, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Western Materials Handling & Equipment Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

Registered Apprenticeship certificate

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • 4th Period Apprentice
  • 3rd Period Apprentice
  • Heavy-Duty Equipment Technician Red Seal Endorsement
  • Motorcycle Mechanic Trade Certification
  • Powered lift truck technician

Diesel Engine Repair Specialization

  • Major internal engine repairs or overhaul
  • Installation and alignment of engines and machinery
  • Fuel injection system
  • Engine control system
  • Lubrication system
  • Cooling system
  • Exhaust system

Equipment and Machinery Experience

Industrial lift trucks and fork-lifts

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Additional Skills

  • Keep maintenance reports and documentation
  • Order parts and maintain inventory
  • Perform repair work on heavy trucks

Weight Handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
  • Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • Advise customers on work performed and condition of equipment
  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts
  • Adjust, repair or replace mechanical or electrical system parts
  • Test and adjust repaired equipment for proper performance
  • Perform scheduled maintenance and service
  • Inspect and test engines to diagnose and isolate faults
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work
  • Review work orders and discuss work with supervisor
  • Service attachments and working tools
  • Verify and repair emission control systems
  • Repair and rebuild hoisting mechanism and other mechanical systems on industrial trucks and forklifts
  • Troubleshoot and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions using computerized and other testing equipment to determine extent of repair required
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturers' specifications

Security and Safety

Driving record check (abstract)

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Work Site Environment

  • Noisy
  • Dusty
  • Hot

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Handling heavy loads
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Sound discrimination
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Mechanical Maintenance and Repair Specialization

  • Wheel-mounted vehicle suspension and steering
  • Power take-offs
  • Off-road vehicle tires and wheels
  • Mechanical transmissions
  • Hydraulic transmissions
  • Drive trains and final drives
  • Differentials
  • Brake system

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Reliability

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

By e-mail:

bevans@westmat.com

Advertised Until

Dec 08, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes & Abilities
The Forklift Mechanic is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Motorcycle and Other Related Mechanics
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to test and adjust repaired systems for proper performance; may repair and rebuild hoisting mechanism and other mechanical systems on industrial trucks and forklifts

METHODICAL

Interest in analyzing information to perform scheduled maintenance service on equipment

innovative

Interest in speaking with supervisor to discuss work to be done and to review work orders

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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