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Ad number:#872778301
City:Houston, TX
Posted in: Houston Other Jobs




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The PeopleReady located at Houston, Texas, 77060 is currently hiring a Maintenance Mechanic

Job Description

The Maintenance Mechanic position is responsible for performing a wide range of duties to install, troubleshoot, repair and maintain all forklifts.

Note: Payrate for this position is $18/Hour- $20/Hour.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform highly diversified duties to install, maintain and troubleshoot propane/electric/diesel forklifts.
  • Provide emergency/unscheduled repairs of forklifts during production and performs scheduled maintenance repairs of forklifts during machine service times.
  • Perform duties including, but not limited to, mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, troubleshooting and repair of forklifts.
  • Read and interpret forklift manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance.
  • Diagnose problems, replace or repair parts, test and make adjustments.
  • Perform regular preventive maintenance on all forklifts.
  • Use a variety of hand and power tools, electric meters and material handling equipment in performing duties.
  • Detect faulty operations, defective material and report those and any unusual situations to proper supervision.
  • Complete service documents and logs for preventative maintenance in maintenance system
  • Replace broken or defective parts from inventory and/or order replacement parts.
  • Perform safety inspection of forklifts prior to being released back to the work.
  • Cleaning of equipment and other areas as required.
  • Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.

Qualifications & Required Skills:

  • Technical Capacity
  • Computer Skills
  • Welding a plus
  • Communication Proficiency.
  • Results Driven.
  • Valid driver's license
  • Takes initiative.
  • 5 years of experience preferred (hyster,taylor,yale,etc.)
  • Basic set of tools

Working Conditions

  • Open shop work atmosphere (seasonably hot and cold) and noise level can be loud.

Physical Requirements

This position is very active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, and climbing throughout the day. The employee must be able to lift up to 55 pounds



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