Field Equipment Technician/Mechanic ($2,000 Sign on bonus)

  • Full-time
  • Lewiston, ME
  • April 30, 2023

EMPLOYER: Alta Equipment Group



Come work for the largest equipment dealer in North America! Are you a Technician/Mechanic with auto, diesel, agricultural, material handling, lift truck or heavy equipment repair experience? If so, then we want you on our team!

Technicians are at the backbone of our organization; therefore, we provide them with the tools and resources to be successful:

Company van (parked at home each day)
Company fuel card
Company paid cell phone
Tool insurance
Paid time off
10 paid holidays
Outstanding benefits package (Medical and Dental, plus much more!)
Competitive wages
Company uniforms provided

Our Material Handling Group is currently looking for a full time Forklift Field Service Technician/Mechanic for our Lewiston, ME branch. This position is first shift, M – F, and hourly (no flat rate!). Field Technicians are provided a company service van, which is provided for our Techs to drive home (you don’t leave it at our shop at the end of the day), along with a fuel card. The primary responsibilities of the position consist of, but are not limited to:

Performing preventative maintenance on customer forklifts and other material handling equipment
Diagnose and repair all forms of customer equipment
Completing each repair job in a timely, efficient and professional manner
Providing exceptional customer service
Work and manage workloads independently
Proper completion and submission of all required paperwork
Field Technicians are responsible for company vehicle and on-board parts inventory
Incorporate Alta’s Guiding Principles into daily activities
Performs other duties as assigned
Consistent, regular, and reliable attendance including being ready for work at the designated start time

Please visit our careers page at to view other openings that may be of interest to you!

Alta Equipment Group is an equal opportunity employer.  This means we do not discriminate on account of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, height, weight, marital status, familial status, disability, genetic information, military status, veteran status, misdemeanor arrest record, or membership in any other classification protected under applicable law.  If you believe the Company has violated its equal employment opportunity policy in any way, please contact immediately.


Qualifications: Two years of previous forklift repair experience is highly desired, which includes experience in the Military, Guard or Reserve with an MOS or NEC code of 63B, 63H, 63S, 63W, 63Y, 91B, 91H, 91L, 91M or CM. Previous field experience is highly preferable. Strong working knowledge of electric and liquid propane units. Excellent mechanical aptitude. Possess own tools. Must have clean driving record and valid driver’s license to drive company vehicle. Computer programs - HYPASS, Hyster TKC training software and Yale/Hyster contact management system. Language Skills - Intermediate: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization. Mathematical Skills - Basic: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance. Reasoning Ability - Intermediate: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. Physical Demands/Work Environment: Physical/Sensory Functions: Regularly will stand, walk, use hands, reach with hands; Frequently will talk/hear; Occasionally will sit, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Vision: No special vision requirements. Lift and/or Move Functions: Regularly will lift up to 10 pounds; Frequently will lift 11 to 25 pounds; Occasionally will lift from 26 to 100 plus pounds. Work Environment: Regularly will work near moving mechanical parts; Frequently will be exposed to fumes or airborne particles, outdoor weather conditions; Occasionally will work in wet or humid conditions (non-weather), extreme cold and heat (non-weather), risk of electrical shock, vibration.

How to Apply:

Contact: Elise Beaudreau
Phone: (313) 319-3894