Forklift Mechanic

May 10 2024
Suisan Company, Limited - HILO |Hilo|Full Time, $22.00 - $25.00 / hour
Job Description

We are looking for a committed member to join our family owned and operated company!

Position Summary:

The Forklift Mechanic will perform maintenance and repairs as scheduled or required to maximize productivity and functionality in our operations. The employee in this role must have strong communication, observational, and operational skills with a focus on safety.


  • Health, Vision, Dental, Short-Term Disability, Life Insurance, and 401k for those who qualify.
  • Vacation Pay, Sick Pay, Holiday Pay, Floating Holiday Pay for those who qualify.
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program! Refer your friends to our opportunities.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Repair, maintains, and troubleshoots forklifts and equipment.
  • Utilizes test equipment and schematics/wiring diagrams to troubleshoot equipment.
  • Assist others in maintenance repairs for refrigeration, plumbing, carpentry, welding, painting, and cleaning on machinery and equipment.
  • Ensure preventative maintenance on equipment is completed.
  • Operates various types of forklifts.
  • Able to perform work independently or as a team member.
  • Communicates regularly with and immediately reports all safety issues, incidents, and maintenance needs to the Property Manager.

Core Competencies:

  • Problem solving - Having the ability to identify problems and issues of varying complexities and to find effective solutions with few guidelines.
  • Attention to Detail - Taking responsibility for a thorough and detailed method of working.
  • Initiative - Self-starting rather than waiting passively until the situation demands action.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

Position is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

  • Position is regularly required to walk, sit, climb, or balance, talk, and hear.
  • Position is subject to marked changes in temperature and humidity and exposure to dust, fumes, and gases.
  • Position is regularly required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds on regular basis, up to 75 pounds on occasion.

Other Duties:

This job posting covers the general job duties for our forklift mechanic position and does not imply that these are the only tasks required. The Suisan Team will answer any questions you have regarding the above during the interview process.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, protected veteran, military status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Suisan is a family owned and operated business since 1907. Our Company has been committed to serving our Big Island customers throughout the pandemic. Join our team and be a part of history!