Pitt Ohio Forklift Mechanic 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. *CB #ZR

Dohrn is currently seeking a Forklift Mechanic at our Corporate office in Rock Island, IL.


· 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


  • 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


· 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