Forklift Engineer

Forklift Engineer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Forklift Engineer to join our team.


  • Perform preventative maintenance routines and condition monitoring on Combi lifts and Forklifts;
  • Make sure that work sheet is given on handover of shift;
  • Diagnose faults and repair Combi lifts and Forklifts;
  • Carry out maintenance tasks diligently and in good time using appropriate methodology;
  • Anticipate machine failures and make such changes or recommendations to prevent re-occurrence and to minimise downtime;
  • Complete written records of all maintenance activities;
  • Work to improve reliability and productivity of equipment;
  • Cover and manage breakdowns on Combi and Machinery;
  • Repair damages to HGV’s upon return for use the following day.


  • Full driving licence;
  • A professional and helpful attitude to work;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • If you have worked with Battery powered or Diesel trucks this would be an advantage;
  • Experience of hydraulics and electrical equipment an advantage, however training will be provided as required;
  • Excellent servicing and fault-finding skills;
  • We are looking for Mechanical Engineers with Electrical experience who are keen on a career in the Material Handing industry;
  • HGV Mechanic;
  • Plant Technician;
  • Fork Lift Engineer;
  • Car Mechanic.