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Pitt Ohio Forklift Mechanic - 4 Day Work Week in Rock Island, Illinois

Description/Job Summary

Dohrn Transfer is a leading Midwest LTL Carrier providing less-than-truckload, truckload, and value-added services throughout our 10-state service area. Join our team and become a part of our new growth and bright future! We offer competitive salary and a great benefit package in an exciting, rewarding industry.

Dohrn is currently seeking a Forklift Mechanic at our Rock Island, IL location.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Perform preventative maintenance inspections and services

Support the tire maintenance program

Perform service calls

Wash and fuel equipment

Perform other maintenance duties or assignments

Provide assistance to senior technicians

Lead the care and upkeep of the Maintenance Shop, grounds, and all equipment and tools

Maintain a clean, safe environment that complies with DOT, EPA, OSHA and company standards

Complete all required documentation and keep records

In conjunction with the Parts Department, assure that all necessary materials, parts, service/shop supplies are maintained at proper quantity levels

* * Perform other duties as needed

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • A minimum age of 18

  • High School completion or equivalent

Command of English language to communicate effectively with internal and external customers

Must pass a NON-Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examination and functional screen NOTE: CDL-qualified mechanics will be subject to a DOT physical examination

Must consent to a pre-employment drug screen; Dohrn Transfer must receive a negative result

Experience with forklift maintenance is preferred

Knowledge of methods, materials, tools and techniques used in the repair and maintenance of a variety of automotive and mechanical equipment is required

Must have previous experience maintaining detailed and routine record keeping

Manual dexterity required

Must possess knowledge of occupational hazards & standard safety precautions

Must possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to communicate to both internal and external customers

Ability to work in a team as well as independently

Excellent attendance

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Overtime may be necessary during peak periods; Must be able to work a varied schedule or travel based on need

Heavy work: exerting up to 50 pounds of force frequently to lift, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, and 100+ lbs. on an occasional basis

Subject to both internal and external environmental conditions: work occurs inside and outside; Outside work may be in extreme weather conditions

Subject to: standing, climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and reaching for sustained periods of time

Subject to noise: there is sufficient noise to require shouting in order to be heard above the ambient noise level

Subject to hazards: includes a variety of physical working conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, and exposure to chemicals

Subject to atmospheric conditions: one or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin: fumes, odors, dusts, mists and gases

Required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operate machines and motor vehicles

The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication of parts at distances close to the eye

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