Requisition Number: 06502-DRN
Job Title: Forklift Mechanic - 4 Day Work Week Available
City: Peru
State: IL
Pay Scale: All Companies/Regions - Negotiable

Forklift Mechanic - 4 Day Work Week Available

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Description/Job Summary

Dohrn Transfer is a leading Midwest LTL Carrier providing less-than-truckload, truckload, and value-added services throughout our 10-state service area.  Join our team and become a part of our new growth and bright future!  We offer competitive salary and a great benefit package in an exciting, rewarding industry.

Dohrn is currently seeking a Forklift Mechanic at our terminal in Peru, IL.


·       Perform preventative maintenance inspections and services

·       Support the tire maintenance program

·       Perform service calls

·       Wash and fuel equipment

·       Perform other maintenance duties or assignments

·       Provide assistance to senior technicians

·       Lead the care and upkeep of the Maintenance Shop, grounds, and all equipment and tools

·       Maintain a clean, safe environment that complies with DOT, EPA, OSHA and company standards

·       Complete all required documentation and keep records

·       In conjunction with the Parts Department, assure that all necessary materials, parts, service/shop supplies are maintained at proper quantity levels

·       Perform other duties as needed


  • A minimum age of 18
  • High School completion or equivalent

·       Command of English language to communicate effectively with internal and external customers

·       Must pass a NON-Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examination and functional screen NOTE: CDL-qualified mechanics will be subject to a DOT physical examination

·       Must consent to a pre-employment drug screen; Dohrn Transfer must receive a negative result

·       Experience with forklift maintenance is preferred

·       Knowledge of methods, materials, tools and techniques used in the repair and maintenance of a variety of automotive and mechanical equipment is required

·       Must have previous experience maintaining detailed and routine record keeping

·       Manual dexterity required

·       Must possess knowledge of occupational hazards & standard safety precautions

·       Must possess excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to communicate to both internal and external customers

·       Ability to work in a team as well as independently

·       Excellent attendance


·       Overtime may be necessary during peak periods; Must be able to work a varied schedule or travel based on need

·       Heavy work: exerting up to 50 pounds of force frequently to lift, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, and 100+ lbs. on an occasional basis

·       Subject to both internal and external environmental conditions: work occurs inside and outside; Outside work may be in extreme weather conditions

·       Subject to: standing, climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching and reaching for sustained periods of time

·       Subject to noise: there is sufficient noise to require shouting in order to be heard above the ambient noise level

·       Subject to hazards: includes a variety of physical working conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, and exposure to chemicals

·       Subject to atmospheric conditions: one or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin: fumes, odors, dusts, mists and gases

·       Required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operate machines and motor vehicles

·       The worker is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication of parts at distances close to the eye

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We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.