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We are always looking for qualified candidates to add to the Forklift America team.

Please submit your resume to mickey@forkliftamerica.com

Current Openings:

  • Qualified Forklift or Auto Mechanics (St. Louis Area & Springfield, MO)
We are looking for a dependable & knowledgeable mechanic. Someone who is both experienced as well as personable with customers. This position will involve troubleshooting our own equipment and as well as customer owned forklifts. This is a full time position with competitive pay.

Skills & Abilities Needed:
-Needs to be skilled in Electric, LP, Gas, & Diesel fuel systems (though 70% of our work is in LP).
-Needs to be skilled in hydraulic repairs
-Needs to be skilled in repairing engines (mainly head work)
-Inspect, diagnose, maintain, repair and rebuild pumps, valves, filters, etc.
-Ability to work a variety of different equipment 
-Ability to organize, plan, prioritize and manage multiple tasks
-Ability to work a 40 hour week (Mon.-Fri. day time hours) with overtime possibilities

Responsibilities will include:
-Doing scheduled Preventative Maintenance for our contracts
-Diagnosing forklifts as they come in (anywhere from non-functioning to new)
-Doing general repairs to the equipment (anywhere from oil changes to engine swaps & rebuilds)
-Maintaining a clean work area
-A strong work ethic 
-Full mechanics tool set

Very competitive pay depending on experience.

  • Painter/Helper/Porter (St. Louis Area)
Forklift America has an immediate opening for an industrial painter and auto body work finisher. Most of the painting done on our forklifts is with roll-on paints.  Knowledge of sanding using pneumatic disk sanders, body filler. Forklift experience is recommended but not required. Also within this position we are looking for a general laborer. Someone that can power wash and do various shop entailed duties. Send in your resume.

Full-Time with overtime opportunities

Salary: Very competitive pay based on experience

- Painting/ Finishing
- General shop labor
- Some Janitorial work
- Basic mechanical duties

Required Education:
- High school or equivalent