Forklift/Tractor Trailer Mechanic


We’re looking for a Forklift/Tractor Trailer Mechanic

SUMMARY: Ensures equipment is properly maintained, serviced and in safe operating order at all times. Tractors and Trailers deemed “In Service” must be within regulatory conformance to DOT standards.


-DOT Certified Tractor/Trailer mechanic. Must be certified to do DOT safety inspections.
-Experience in working with Hyster equipment is a plus.
-Seven (7) to ten (10) year experience of industrial equipment maintenance, pneumatic & hydraulics, power tools, hand tools, gas and diesel engines, forklift, heavy trucks, trailers.
-Own their own tools
-Must be able to use hand tools, power tools as well as precision-measuring and testing instruments.
-Technical understanding, deals with uncertainty and variables, basic safety,
-Attention to detail, flexibility, reliable, minimal supervision-self-motivated, job knowledge, and productivity conscious.
-Proficient knowledge in Microsoft Office-Excel, Word, Outlook, and the Internet.
-Experience with E-Maintenance or other related software packages highly desirable.


-Repair and maintain forklift fleet with experience in LP gas, diesel and electrical units.
-Heavy truck and trailer repairs – to include brakes and tires and miscellaneous
-Experience in performing federal DOT safety inspections
-Hydraulic and electrical background
-Repairs or replace defective parts
-Installs special functional and structural parts in devices, using hand tools
-Starts devices to test their performance
-Parts inventory management
-Repairs and maintains-in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals & manufacturers’ specifications

BENEFITS: Full benefits package included

SALARY: $30-$40/hr.

South Plainfield, NJ

SCHEDULE: 1st and 2nd shift available

Interested candidates for the Diesel Mechanic position should apply online or call\Text our office at 732-200-1506. Resumes will be reviewed as quickly as possible, and selected candidates will be contacted to set up an interview.

Snelling is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and employment is “at will”. Snelling participates in E-Verify and is a drug free workplace. Candidates may be subject to drug testing.

About Snelling: Since 1951, Snelling has helped match exceptional people with exceptional opportunities, and we continue to set the standard of excellence in our field. By combining our award-winning history with industry-leading technology, our team has what it takes to connect you with the job opportunity you seek quickly and efficiently.


South Plainfield, New Jersey