MID COLUMBIA FORKLIFT: Shop or Field Technician - Yakima, WA

Employer: Mid Columbia Forklift

Job Description:
Do you like to work independently and in a fast-paced environment? Are you effective at Diagnosing and repairing industrial forklifts, material handling equipment as well as working WELL with others? If so, we have a challenging opportunity as an experienced Shop Mechanic at Mid Columbia Forklift. Since 1978 Mid Columbia has helped businesses in Washington state get the equipment and training, they need to boost productivity, improve workplace safety, and eliminate inefficiencies.

Shop Technician that provides professional, timely, and accurate repair of customer material handling equipment. You will be responsible for three primary duties: repair equipment, complete all documentation, and build excellent relationships with customers. When you work for Mid Columbia, you will learn from industry experts and discover your potential while being part of a winning team committed that is Safety, Integrity, Teamwork, Accountability, Entrepreneurial Spirit, and a Customer First Focus.

•Strong Teamwork desire & capabilities
•Strong mechanical, hydraulic and electrical skills
•Strong analytical skills & willingness to learn new technologies – for example cutting edge Lithium-Ion Battery Technology
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Solid computer and application skills with attention to data entry and completed staff work
•Multitasking and time management skills
•Ability to lift 25-50 lbs. or more and/or crouch and crawl in confined area
•Education: High school or equivalent (Preferred)
•Military experience a bonus
•Technical/Mechanical experience: 3-5 years minimum

•Diagnose and repair industrial forklifts and other material handling equipment such as engines, motors, hydraulics, and electronic controls.
•Dismantle machinery/equipment to diagnose the issue and accurately determine repair needed
•Lookup required parts (OEM)
•Reassemble machinery/equipment after completed repair and test
•Document results electronically in a timely manner
•Maintain a clean, presentable, customer facing service truck or work stall
•Necessary tools required to be a successful Technician

All employees are expected to uphold and embody the MidCo Material Handling culture of providing “World Class” customer service while consistently maintaining a high level of integrity, ethics, and accountability. Note: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as needed to meet the ongoing needs of the organization

Job Type: Full-time
•8 hour shift
•Monday to Friday
Salary: $20.00 - $28.00 per hour

We offer a competitive salary with comprehensive benefits:
•Competitive hourly pay – no flat rate!
•Career advancement following proven results
•Safe Harbor 401(k) by Employer
•Health, Dental, Vision, & Prescription Insurance
•$15,000 Life & AD&D Coverage paid by Employer
•Supplemental Life & AD&D coverage available at employee cost
•Annual tool and boot allowance
•Flexible spending account (FSA)
•8 Paid Holidays
•Paid Sick Leave

Work Location(s): Yakima, WA

Mid Columbia Forklift maintains a drug-free workplace, and as such, requires candidates to successfully pass a pre-employment drug test.

About Mid Columbia Your Partner in Productivity
Since 1978 we've helped businesses in Washington state get the equipment and training, they need to boost productivity, improve workplace safety, and eliminate inefficiencies. Mid Columbia is a full-service material handling dealership that covers outstanding customers in both Eastern and Western Washington with a focus on but not limited to:

•Forklift Sales, Service and Rentals both short and long-term rentals
•OSHA-Approved Training - improve safety and reduce risk with forklift and aerial lift training tailored to your operation
•Warehouse Solutions - including pallet racking, dock equipment and shelving
•Used Equipment - buy with confidence, all our used equipment includes a warranty
•Maintenance, Parts & Service - 24/7 mobile repair and quality parts.
•State of the Art Vans & Equipment

Please check us out online at http://midcolumbiaforklift.com/

All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.
Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.

Mid Columbia Forklift is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, or the presence of a disability, which would not prevent the performance of essential job duties with, or without reasonable accommodation of any other protective status.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $26.00 - $28.00 per hour

•Dental insurance
•Flexible spending account
•Health insurance
•Life insurance
•Paid time off
•Vision insurance
•8 hour shift
•Monday to Friday
•Electrical systems: 1 year (Required)
•Hydraulics: 1 year (Required)
•Mechanical knowledge: 4 years (Required)
Work Location: In person

Contact Person: Woody Gaston
Phone: 509-457-5137
Email: [email protected]
Location: 1007 N 16th Ave • Yakima, WA
Application Method: Email resume to [email protected]
Base Pay: $20.00 - $28.00 per hour

Posted on November 16, 2023

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