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Forklift Service Technician -$2k SIGNING-

Richmond, VA 23237
Salary: $20.00 to $32.00 /hour

$2K SIGNING BONUS just for joining us! *terms apply

CFE Equipment Corporation is looking for a full-time, Forklift Service Technician to meet the demands of our growing business. Qualified candidates must be able to do preventative maintenance, inspect, troubleshoot, diagnose and repair various types of Material Handling Equipment such as: Forklifts, Lift Trucks, Scissor Lifts, Sweeper Scrubbers, Dock Plates. Strong electrical skills preferred!

If you’re the best at what you do, contact us and let us know why you deserve to work with the best materials handling equipment service provider. Our customers expect the most and we deliver the most. We believe happy employees make for happy customers. We appreciate our people and are looking to add a few tech’s that understand what customer service is. If you have tools and forklift repair experience we are ready for you. If you have no forklift repair experience but have electrical/automotive/diesel experience, we can train!

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Repairing Forklifts, Lift Trucks, Scissor Lifts, Sweeper Scrubbers, Dock Plates
  • Analyzing and diagnosing equipment problems and breakdowns
  • Recommending correct service and repair actions
  • Safely operating power tools, lifts, hoists, hydraulic jacks
  • Preventative Maintenance inspections and repairs; warranty procedures and other duties as assigned
  • Providing superior customer service that sets CFE apart from the rest
  • Assists other Techs in repairs
  • Comply with Safety and OSHA procedures


  • Ideally 3+ years proven forklift equipment repair as well as a variety of other material handling equipment.
  • Experience with online apps, iPad technology
  • Winning attitude and great communication skills
  • Proficient electronic, mechanical and hydraulic repair knowledge
  • Willingness to learn new methods of working with others and on equipment
  • Ability to read codes, instructions, electrical and hydraulic schematics
  • Electrical troubleshooting a must
  • Must possess own tools, with necessary additional tools provided
  • High School Diploma or GED preferred
  • Valid drivers license and clean driving record with Department of Motor Vehicles
  • Selected individual will be required to pass a criminal history background check and drug screen.

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to move about the shop and yard to access equipment
  • Constantly operates machinery and tools such as: drills, hammers, screwdrivers
  • May ascend and descend ladders and other lift equipment to install, troubleshoot and repair customer equipment.
  • Constantly positions self to install, troubleshoot and repair customer equipment.
  • Must be able to detect, inspect and reasonably assess when installing, troubleshooting and repairing customer equipment.
  • Frequently will move equipment and/or tools up to 50 pounds to/from company vehicles, yard, and shop.
  • Frequently communicates by phone, email, text, iPad or in person. Must be able to exchange accurate information.

Compensation and Benefits:

At CFE we are “employee-centric” and firm believers that our people make us great, so we take great care of our people! CFE has an industry leading compensation and benefits program to include:

  • Benefits start after 1 month
  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage
  • Life Insurance and Disability coverage
  • 401(k) with company match after first year
  • Boot allowance and uniforms
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays

CFE considers applicants for all positions without regards to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability or other legally protected status.

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