Service Technician - Yakima, WA

Employer: NorthWest Handling Systems, INC

Job Description:
ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION Serving the Pacific Northwest since 1971

NorthWest Handling Systems, Inc. is a full line material handling equipment distributor with full branch operations in Seattle, Anchorage, Yakima, Spokane, Portland, Olympia, and Albany. Providing the best Material Handling service in the country, NWHS is a recognized leader in the industry.

EOE STATEMENT We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

CATEGORY Service Technician
LOCATION NorthWest Handling Systems, Inc. Yakima Branch
POSITION Service Technician

Repairs/replaces virtually any component on lift trucks.
Trouble shoots and/or diagnosis lift truck to determine fault/failure or extent of malfunction/damage.
Crawls under equipment, to gain access to mechanical components located beneath lift truck.
Removes faulty components using assortment of hand tools, pneumatic tools, lift truck jacks and hoists
Disassembles unit and inspects parts/components for wear
Tear down, repair, and rebuild faulty components/assemblies
Repair and service electrical systems
Inspects, adjusts, repairs and rebuilds brake systems,
Read display for fault codes.
Downloads software updates.
Replaces and adjusts lights and installs and repairs accessories as required.
Test and adjust repaired systems to meet manufacturers' performance specifications.
Perform routine and scheduled maintenance services such as lubrication, and tune-ups.
Test drive forklifts and test components and systems.
Performs pre-delivery inspections and assembly of new forklifts as required.

Full Benefits: 401(k), Medical, Dental. Life Insurance. Flex Plan and Short Term Disability.


***$2,000 Signing Bonus once new hire has completed 6 months of employment***


Ability to organize workload to meet deadlines.
Effectively communicate with customers, and management.
24 months experience in a related industry a plus,
Must be able to lift 75lbs.
Must supply own tools.
MS Office products experience a plus.
Ability to interact in a positive manner with customers.
Dedicated to customer satisfaction.
Forklift Certification
Valid Driver License
Must Pass Background Check and DOT/Drug Tests.

Contact Person:
Location: Yakima, WA
Application Method: Apply online
Base Pay: $27.00/hr DOE

Posted on December 15, 2022

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