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Welch Equipment Heavy Equipment / Forklift Mechanic in Denver, Colorado

Objective :

Technician repairs and services Heavy/Large Capacity material handling equipment such as but not limited to Taylor, Toyota Pettibone, Combilift, etc. This would include but not limited to diesel/ gas and LP engine, transmission, hydraulic, electrical troubleshooting and repairs according to manufactures specifications, using hand tools and power tools.Technician will disassemble unit and examine condition, movement, or alignment of parts visually or using gauges. The technician will replace defective parts using, truck mounted crane hand tools, arbor press, flexible power press, and power tools as needed. Technician will then reassemble unit and test operation.

Diesel engine and Knowledge on Cummins insight experience a plus

Technician responsibilities include:

  • Reporting to work on scheduled time every day and check in with dispatcher for daily work assignments.

  • Driving to & from customer location in company provided service vehicle that has needed speciality tools & part stock inventory.

  • Perform routine scheduled preventative maintenance on equipment (oil changes, filter changes, pressure checks, etc.)

  • Disassemble engine and repairs/replaces defective parts such as carburetor and generator as needed.

  • Removes cylinder heads, grind valves, scrape off carbon, replace valves, pistons, cylinders, and rings as needed using hand and power tools.

  • Hammers out dents & bends in frame, welds tears & breaks, reassembles frame.

  • Repairs/replaces other defective parts, such as horn, headlight, controls, gas & oil tanks, starter, and muffler assemblies.

  • Repairs/replaces and adjusts sub assemblies such as forks, transmission, brakes, and drive chain according to specifications.

  • Listens to engine, examines vehicle frame and advises customer on condition and needed further repairs.

  • Connects test panel to engine and checks generator output, ignition timing, and other engine performance indicators.

  • Use electrical test equipment to test electric forklifts

  • Each Technician will report to the Service Manager, with any problems or concerns regarding safety issues, customer problems, etc. Technician responsible

to track their time each day per repair, making sure appropriate customer is invoiced correctly.


Full benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life insurance available along with 401k, paid Vacation, and Paid Sick Leave.

EOE Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled