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Field Service Technician - Forklift and Automation - New Bedford, MA

Company: Abel Womack, Inc.
Location: New Bedford
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

Field Service Technician - Forklift and Automation
New Bedford, MA and surrounding area GROWING TEAM - STABLE INDUSTRY! Do you have prior experience working as a forklift technician, or have skills similar to an auto mechanic, diesel, marine, aviation, conveyor or heavy equipment technician? Want to learn to work on electric vehicles and automated equipment? Do you seek independent work, but need backup and support from a talented team of experts when things get challenging? If so, we have been looking for you! Abel Womack is celebrating 100 years of success. We've learned that great culture attracts great talent, and ensures success for our customers, so we work hard to make sure this is the place where you want to work. We offer competitive pay, big-company benefits, but a small team structure that ensures you never feel like a "number" and can be successful in reaching your goals. We're proud of the culture we've built - half of our employees have been here 10 years or more! Our Field Service Technicians install, maintain and repair Raymond battery-powered lift trucks, warehouse storage systems, conveyors, carousels, and other automated material handling equipment. You'll have a company-issued vehicle, plenty of training, well-supported independence in your territory, and since we're a well-established industry leader, an opportunity to build a great career! Daily Duties:
Travel within an established territory to perform Installation, maintenance and repair of Raymond battery-powered lift trucks, warehouse storage systems, conveyors, carousels, and other automated material handling equipment.
Communicate directly with customers to identify and resolve their warehouse equipment challenges
Demonstrated mechanical and technical talent will lead to further development of skills and greater variety of equipment training
Requirements:
Ability to effectively evaluate mechanical and/or electrical equipment, recommend and perform appropriate, cost-effective, quality repairs and maintenance, required
Working knowledge of electrical fuel systems, sensor technology, hydraulics, PLC's and/or charging systems, a plus
Must be able to read schematics, maps, blueprints and manuals
Ability to communicate regularly by phone and in person with team members, parts representatives, technical specialists, dispatch, lead service techs, and customers, required
Must exhibit a professional demeanor and promote goodwill between the Company and customers by providing excellent customer service.
Ability to submit electronic work orders efficiently and accurately using company- provided tablet, required
Must own a set of basic mechanic's tools. Specialty tools will be provided.
Valid driver's license with good driving record, required.
Must be able to lift heavy mechanical components (50 lbs.) on a regular basis
Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment background check, physical exam and drug/alcohol screening
Reasons you'll love this job:
Straight, competitive hourly pay - no flat rate!
Overtime generally available
Technicians work independently but have the support of a team for challenging repairs
Technicians travel within a defined territory in a company provided service van
Nationally recognized technical training and certifications are available
Affordable and comprehensive Health/Dental/Vision plans
401k with company match To learn more about our culture, benefits and other important details about what it's like to work at Abel Womack, click here:

ABEL WOMACK, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Veterans encouraged to apply

Keywords: Abel Womack, Inc., New Bedford , Field Service Technician - Forklift and Automation - New Bedford, MA, Professions , New Bedford, Massachusetts

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