1+ months

Forklift Mechanic

Kelly Services
Convent, LA 70723
**Kelly is hiring a Forklift Mechanic in Convent, La!!**

Pay DOE ($21-$24)

The Forklift Mechanics main responsibility is to evaluate and repair all mobile equipment and forklifts at the plant. This candidate must be able to inspect, troubleshoot, diagnose, repair, and maintain all makes and model of material handling equipment. The other responsibilities would be to communicate to management what parts are needed and call those orders in so the equipment can be repaired.


+ Can troubleshoot equipment malfunctions and provide corrective action.

+ Disassembles forklifts prior to maintenance work.

+ Reassembles forklifts after the completion of repair or maintenance work.

+ Starts forklifts and observes mechanical operation to determine efficiency and to detect problems.

+ Inspects or tests damaged forklifts, and marks defective areas or advises supervisors of repair needs.

+ Lubricates or applies adhesives or other materials to forklifts, according to specified procedures.

+ Dismantles forklifts and removes parts for repair, using specified tools.

+ Records production, repair, and forklift maintenance information.

+ Reads work orders and specifications to determine forklifts and other material handling equipment, requiring repair or maintenance.

+ Ability to repair tools and small engines.

+ Holds a working knowledge of hydraulic and electrical systems.

+ Performs scheduled preventative maintenance.


+ High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.

+ Ability to interpret blueprints required.

+ Ability to read a tape measure required.

+ Certifications or prior experience using moving machinery, such as forklifts, required.

+ 2+ years of prior industrial maintenance experience required.

+ Hydraulic and electrical background experience required.

+ Regular, and reliable attendance is required.


+ The Forklift Mechanic will have no required travel.

+ The Forklift Mechanic may be required to work overtime as needed.

+ _Lifting Requirements:_

+ The Forklift Mechanic will be required to lift, slide, push, pull, or otherwise manipulate up to forty pounds by hand.

+ Any objects or materials over this weight limit will require manipulation by crane or other device.

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**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-08-10 Expires: 2022-10-10

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