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Forklift Mechanic Direct Hire

National Maintenance Services

Position Details & Responsibilities

National Maintenance Services (NMS) is looking to hire highly qualified, top notch Lift Truck Technicians, to meet the demands of our growing business. We have immediate openings in the Napoleon, OH area. Employee must be able to inspect, troubleshoot, diagnose, repair and maintain all makes and models of material handling equipment.

Job Description:

This full time position reports to a Field Service Manager and is responsible to perform maintenance on all manufacturing/distribution center equipment.

Minimum requirements:

Candidates must have a High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and at least 6 years related experience and/or training with Crown, Raymond, Toyota, Hyster, Yale, Caterpillar, Nissan, and/or other manufacturers. Turret truck experience a plus.

  • Minimum industry experience required is 6 years
  • Technical school training is a plus. Training certification from O.E.M. is a plus.

Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Performs all general repairs on forklifts, side loaders, order pickers, turret trucks and pallet jacks.
  • Completes all necessary computer documentation in computer maintenance management system (CMMS) and paperwork related to repairs, such as repair requisitions and safety checklists.
  • Management of parts inventory to maximum of 30 days’ supply.
  • Daily documentation of work completed to OSHA and ISO standards
  • Daily and weekly communication and reporting to assigned customer(s).
  • Ordering of parts


  • Must be able to operate hand tools, power tools and a welder according to operating and safety instructions. Must provide own hand tools
  • Able to work independently
  • Able to manage time effectively, as well as complete service reports, timecards and parts ordering
  • Communicate well with customers
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • Able to perform basic computer operations to use NMS’s CMMS.Welding experience a plus!

NMS offers:

  • 401(k) plan
  • Health Benefits
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation
  • Boot Allowance and Uniforms
  • Competitive wages - based on experience and skills
  • Clean working environment

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