Thompson Lift Truck

Field Service Lift Truck Technician/Mechanic - Nashville

Nashville, TN

Job Description

Field Service Lift Truck Technician/Mechanic

Posted: Friday, 3/22/2024

Position Summary

The Technician is responsible for performing jobs involving servicing and repair of equipment, working both independently and on a team. Examples of the types of machinery that the candidate must be able to evaluate and repair include internal combustion lift trucks, electric lift trucks, allied products, and diesel engines. Extensive on-the-job training, classroom instruction, and e-learning must be successfully completed to remain in the technician training program. The Technician will demonstrate initiative, commitment to teamwork, enthusiasm for customer service, and dedication to finding solutions in an efficient manner. The Technician will advance in Classification as attitude, skill level, and job performance allows.

Essential Responsibilities & Expectations

  • Plans and performs minor repairs using correct tools and procedures
  • Orders and return parts for assigned jobs in a timely manner
  • Ability to perform the following tasks on basic components in work area including engine, hydraulic, transmission, and electrical components: remove and install; disassemble and reassemble; perform minor adjustments
  • Ability to perform Preventive Maintenance service according to factory guidelines
  • Demonstrates proper use of service information systems
  • Works as a helper in field service with experienced Technician as required
  • Works independently in the field as required
  • Must have a valid driver’s license to be eligible for hire.


  • A minimum of one (1) year work experience involving mechanical repairs or a combination of relevant experience and equivalent technical education is required. Experience using personal computers and basic typing skills are required for this position.


  • High School or Equivalent or better

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License Personal


  • Computer
  • Troubleshooting
  • Customer Service
  • Written Communication
  • Mechanical
  • Microsoft Office

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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