Fork Truck Mechanic II - 2nd shift - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United States

United States of America - Maryland, Aberdeen

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking experienced Fork Truck Mechanics to support our 2 nd shift operations and maintenance team within a 1-million square foot distribution center in Aberdeen, MD!

  • Typical schedule is Monday-Friday, 3:00 PM – 11:30PM.

  • Weekend and/or holiday coverage may be required to support critical business needs.

These positions are responsible for ensuring the facility’s material handling equipment (electric forklifts, electric carts and floor scrubbing equipment) is repaired and maintained in a timely manner.

Requires proficiency in performing advanced diagnosis and major repairs on industrial equipment , including but not limited to Crown walkie riders, Crown counterbalance trucks, Crown stock pickers, golf carts, and floor scrubbers.

  • Preventive maintenance on equipment is also required.

This position entails use of industrial tools and equipment (such as cranes and hoists) and excellent working knowledge of hand and power tools.

  • Must be able to provide training, mentoring, and evaluation in forklift maintenance for lower level technicians.

Essential Functions:

  • Performs advanced diagnosis and major repairs on industrial equipment .

  • Provides training, mentoring, and evaluation in forklift maintenance for lower level technicians.

  • Maintains professional and courteous customer relations including, client, vendor, and internal team.

  • Actively participates in safety meetings. Maintains safety work practices as define by AECOM

  • Performs preventative maintenance and repairs to electronically and computer controlled automated equipment, utility equipment, facilities, etc.

  • Removes, repairs and replaces motors, pumps, drive unit and brake systems.

  • Troubleshoots mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

  • Changes tires using hydraulic press.

  • Uses welding equipment.

  • Completes daily work logs with detailed information on a timely basis.

  • Ensures that work orders and monthly PM’s are completed as required.

  • Communicates and advises MHE related concerns to fellow employees and management.

  • Other duties as assigned by Supervisor or Manager.

For more information, please contact Sherry Wilkes at 704-450-8620 or!

Within AECOM, our group provides facilities and production maintenance services for our clients’ industrial, manufacturing, distribution, pharmaceutical, and commercial sites worldwide.

  • We run our own crews of Production Maintenance Techs, CNC Service Techs, Automation Techs, Industrial Electricians, Maintenance Mechanics, Industrial HVAC Techs, Logistics / Crib Management, Planner/ Schedulers, Supervisors and safety professionals inside our customers’ facilities to keep their infrastructure operating smoothly.

  • These are full-time, regular positions with AECOM that offer competitive pay and a full benefits package , including

  • Medical, Dental & Vision insurance

  • 3 weeks of accrued Paid Time Off per calendar year

  • 401k plan with 3% company match

  • Employee discounts

  • And much more –

  • And your benefits start the same day you do!

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  • Come join our team!


Minimum Requirements

  1. High School diploma or demonstrated equivalent.

  2. Five years of fork truck / forklift maintenance experience or demonstrated equivalent combination of education and experience.

  3. Must be willing to work overtime, including weekends and holidays, when required.

Additional Information:

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

  • This position may require a valid Driver’s License.

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • This position will require the ability to obtain a security access badge at our client’s location.

  • This position may require various shifts, weekends, and alternative work schedules.

  • No relocation assistance available.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires the ability to regularly lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Requires sitting and standing for extended periods of time and frequent bending, twisting, reaching and turning.

  • Requires ability to differentiate colors pertaining to wire color-coding.

  • Requires ability to move heavy objects, such as motors, etc. (may be more than 50 pounds.

  • Requires ability to work from heights, ladders and elevated platforms.

  • Requires the ability to regularly climb extension ladders, roof ladder, stepladders, and stairs at least 10 times during shift.

  • Requires the flexibility to bend/stoop, squat repetitive during shift.

  • Requires the ability to regularly kneel repetitive for shift.

  • Requires the ability to move in a 90-degree fashion on a repetitive basis for shift.

  • Requires the ability to stretch/reach on a repetitive basis for shift.

  • Requires the ability to walk extensively throughout the plant during shift.

  • Requires the use of a Company/Client approved utility knife.

  • Some tasks will require repetitive wrist movement.

Special Requirements:

  • Wear steel toe safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves and other Personal Protective Equipment as needed.

  • Keyboard skills and visual activity associated with the use of keyboards and terminals.

  • Must be able to respond to emergency alarms.

  • Requires the ability to operate forklifts, power and hand material moving equipment.

  • Requires the ability to communicate with others on the telephone and in one?on?one or group discussions, meetings and presentations.

  • Coping with demands (stressors) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment so that acceptable levels of performance and overall contribution are maintained.

  • Requires the ability to interact with all clients in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of stress.

Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts.

  • The employee is occasionally exposed to high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; risk of radiation; and vibration.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Associate’s degree or technical school diploma in automotive or mobile equipment repair, or a related skilled trades program.

  2. Experience in electric forklift repair/maintenance and hydraulic repair/maintenance.

  3. Experience safely using welding equipment and diagnostic/calibration equipment.

  4. Training and/or work experience with industrial tools and equipment, including cranes and hoists.

  5. Basic knowledge of all hand tools, most power tools, and volt/amps/ohm test meters.

  6. Familiarity with distribution center and/or warehouse operations a plus.

Other Attributes:

  • Hours/schedule subject to change based on business needs.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Maintenance

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 226938BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.