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Naval Shipyard Forklift Technician/Diesel Mechanic

WD Matthews Machinery Co.
Portsmouth, NH
$24 - $28 an hour - Full-time

Location

Portsmouth, NH

Benefits
Pulled from the full job description

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance

Full job description

The Diesel Mechanic/Equipment Technician is responsible for timely repair to forklifts and various other equipment in the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard location. The equipment Shop Service Technician is expected to maintain and repair gas, diesel, propane and electric powered forklifts as well as aerial lift and manlift equipment.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Prepare equipment records and report both manually and on the computer
  • Perform repairs and preventative maintenance to light, medium, and heavy duty equipment
  • Perform safety inspections of equipment and prepare safety documentation required
  • Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures
  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications and Skills

  • At least 2 years’ experience performing vehicle/equipment maintenance or possess auto or diesel technology diploma from an accredited technical school
  • Proficient computer skills: knowledge of Excel, Word, Fleet Management Systems, and Email
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills (documentation, communication with peers, supervisors, etc.)
  • Must be able to operate a manual transmission vehicle to determine if operating properly
  • Good mechanical aptitudes, knowledge of internal combustion engines, and the ability to read and understand electrical schematics

W.D. Matthews Machinery Co is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $24.00 - $28.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay

Experience:

  • Mechanical Knowledge: 2 years (Preferred)

Work Location: In person