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Forklift Service Technician


This is a Full-time position in Toronto, ON posted July 28, 2017.


This position reports to the Maintenance Manager. The incumbent will inspect, maintain, repair, Forklifts/Lift Trucks in a safe matter, taking safety as the number one priority.

Specific Responsibilities

•Perform minor and major repairs and scheduled preventive maintenance on Forklifts/Lift Trucks,

•Maintain records of scheduled maintenance procedures

•Operate computers which control and monitor mechanical equipment

•Respond to emergency maintenance requests as required

•Perform assignments in general maintenance, as: changing batteries in the industrial lift equipment or building maintenance duties, house keeping, filing, and other general duties at our Distribution Centres

•The incumbent will provide their own basic tools of the trade and safety shoes.

•Safety awareness is key and must adhere to safety policies and procedures.


3 – 5 years trades experience in a warehouse or manufacturing environment is preferable.

—Strong mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, and electronic skills, work with hand and power tools

—Hold a current and valid Ontario Trades Certificate, recognized by Ontario College of Trades; Automotive Service Tech, or Truck and Coach Tech, or Powered Lift Truck Tech.

—Flexibility to work on various shifts (days, afternoons and nights) and weekends is a must—

Previous computer experience; experience with preventative maintenance systems is an asset

—Member of Unifor Local 414

—Certificate and Licences as required by the Company

—Effective verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

—Strong customer service skills


Unionized Employees
Management, Distribution Centres

Metro is dedicated to fostering a diverse work environment. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment. Applicants that meet the qualifications will be contacted for an interview.

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