Mechanic (Forklift)

Giant Food
Jessup, MD
Jun 16, 2021
Jul 02, 2021
Full Time
Job Description

Company Profile:
As part of one of the largest food retailers in the Northeast, Giantprovides an unbeatable selection of food and products for the home. While we take great pride in the quality and variety of products that we stock in our stores, it\u0027s the 22,000 people we employ - and their unique personalities and talents-that make our company great.

Giant offers a highly dynamic and challenging work environment that recognizes your achievements and supports your career development.

Giantis proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Diversity candidates are encouraged to apply.


The (Warehouse) Mechanic maintains, troubleshoots and repair a variety of mechanical and electrical equipment within the warehouse and outlying work areas. Perform repairs and routine scheduled maintenance on various types of warehouse mobile equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks, floor scrubbers and sweepers. Possess mechanical skills in the following areas of electric and liquid propane powered systems.

Position responsibilities consist of, but not limited to, the following:

*Operate test equipment to perform troubleshooting.
* Inspecting, assisting, maintaining, overhauling and repairing all
material handling equipment.
* Perform periodic preventive maintenance on all warehouse
* Dispose hazardous materials in accordance with established
OSHA procedures.
* Clean work area and equipment to maintain safety and
maintenance in the facility.
* Submit daily paperwork to properly document repairs and
PM\u0027s. Ensure all required information is accurate, legible and
submitted in a timely manner.
* Own and maintain sufficient hand tools to perform the job
* Perform other duties as assigned or as situations dictate
within the scope of the position.

Essential Skills

* Must have a High School Diploma/GED equivalent.
* 2-5 years extensive experience repairing material handling
equipment, preferably Crown reach trucks and pallet jacks.
* Must have knowledge of electrical systems both AC and DC drive
* Must have knowledge of mechanical systems including drive
units, internal combustion engines, telescopic masts, reach
mechanisms, steering systems.
* Must have the ability to read and understand electrical
schematics and problem solving skills required.
* Must feel comfortable in a fast pace, high pressured work
environment with the ability to multi-task and prioritize.
* Must have flexibility to work all shifts, including weekends and
mandatory overtime as needed.

* Must be able to successfully pass the pre-employment testing (Background Check, Drug Test, Lift Assessment and Physical)

* Medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, pension fund, 401k, paid vacation time, paid holidays, & paid personal holidays

Job Status: Full-Time (40 Hours)
FLSA: Non-Exempt
Posting Title: Mechanic (Forklift)
Department Name: Supply Chain Distribution
City: Jessup
State: Maryland
Job Category: Supply Chain
Travel Requirements: 0%

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