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Forklift Mechanic Posted on Mar 12, 2018 by Western Materials Handling & Equipment Ltd.

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $35.00 to $42.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 35 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Mar 26, 2018
Job Requirements


Western Materials Handling & Equipment Ltd.




Registered Apprenticeship certificate

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

4th Period Apprentice

Equipment and Machinery Experience

Industrial lift trucks and fork-lifts


Experience an asset

Additional Skills

  • Keep maintenance reports and documentation
  • Order parts and maintain inventory

Weight Handling

Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work
  • Service attachments and working tools
  • 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

Powered Equipment Repair Specialization

Hydraulic-operated working attachments

Security and Safety

Driving record check (abstract)

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

  • On-site customer service
  • In shop
  • Various locations

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:

Advertised Until

Mar 26, 2018

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
The Forklift Mechanic is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Motorcycle and Other Related Mechanics

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


Interest in analyzing information to perform scheduled maintenance service on equipment


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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