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Lift Truck Maintenance Technician

Lift Truck Maintenance Technician

Associates who work in Publix’s warehouses use lift trucks to move pallets and cases. Our Lift Truck Maintenance Technicians perform preventive maintenance and repairs to keep this equipment operating properly and safely. This ensures that trucks can be loaded and depart on time to keep our stores stocked with the products they need.

How to Apply

Contributions

  • Diagnoses and performs mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic repairs on a variety of powered industrial equipment, including Publix’s lift trucks (also known as forklifts).
  • Uses hand tools and computerized testing equipment to locate and repair areas of concern.
  • Reads and interprets blueprints, schematics, and technical manuals to perform job duties.
  • Routinely checks items such as hydraulic fluid levels, tire pressure, condition of forks, drive control, steering, and brakes for maintenance purposes.
  • Uses a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to generate and process maintenance repair orders.

Preferred Qualifications

Qualifications differ depending on the specific equipment in each facility and the particular position’s level of responsibility. In general, the following qualifications are preferred.

  • Strong understanding of hydraulic, mechanical, and electrical theory, including DC power circuits, motor controls, and electronic control systems.
  • Experience in industrial powered equipment mechanical maintenance and diagnostic knowledge of powered industrial equipment.
  • Working knowledge of hydraulic systems.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, schematics, and technical manuals.
  • Ability to generate and process work using a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

How to Apply

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