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Forklift Service Technician - Valley Industrial Trucks

About Us

Valley Industrial Trucks is one of the premier material handling equipment companies in Northeast Ohio and Western Pennsylvania. For over 60 years, we have provided equipment and support for customers that move, handle and store products.

We are proud to be a locally owned material handling equipment distributor in the region! This means our revenues and profits remain local, benefitting our local communities.

Our “family style” workplace encourages teamwork, respect and communications that help our customers operate more efficiently and productively. By helping our customers, they reward us with their continued business.

We always remain involved in community events and charities.

What We're Looking For

We are looking for skilled forklift mechanics to join our shop and mobile service technician teams!

If you have a great mechanical aptitude, are a customer service guru, and have a knack for technology, then we want to hear from you. And now, for a limited time, if you’re hired, you will receive a $2500 Sign-on BONUS!

What You'll Be Doing

As a Forklift Service Technician, you provide a professional, timely, and accurate repair of customer equipment. You will manage your job as though it were a small business.

  • Troubleshooting customer equipment problems and making repairs while communicating the issues with the customer.
  • Completing each repair job in a timely, efficient, and professional manner.
    Maintaining your own parts inventory.
  • Completing and submitting all work orders and customer job tickets via an iPad tablet.
  • Providing the best possible customer service, including offering additional services, added-value items, and equipment based on potential customer needs.
  • Embodying VIT’s culture of providing the best and most responsive customer service possible, consistently maintaining your integrity, ethics and accountability as well as dedicating yourself to functioning as a helpful,
    respectful, and vital member of our team.
  • Managing your workload effectively.
  • Following all company policies and procedures, particularly those involving safety.
  • Strong mechanical skills and a personal drive to learn and to improve yourself and your skill sets are required.

Specific Qualifications

  • Strong mechanical or electrical skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Valid driver’s license and a clean driving record.
  • Ability to provide your own hand tools.
  • Solid computer skills.
  • Strong multitasking and time management skills.
  • Exceptional analytical skills.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds or more and to work in confined areas.

What We Offer

  • Lucrative Signing Bonus
  • Full-Time/40 Hours Guaranteed
  • Great family-oriented culture
  • Medical/dental/vision insurance
  • Paid vacation and sick time 401K
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement.

Our Recognitions

Our Brands

We represent the industry’s best brands that provide our customers with the most durable, safe and productive equipment the industry has to offer.

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