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Equipment Mechanic / Road Service Technician

Barre, VT
Salary: $18.00 to $24.00 /hour

The Equipment Mechanic / Road Service Technicianis responsible for timely repair to forklifts and various other equipment at various customer locations. The equipment a Road Service Technician is expected to maintain or repair includes, but is not limited to, gas, diesel, propane and electric powered forklifts as well as aerial lift and manlift equipment.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Prepare equipment records and report both manually and on a computer
  • Perform repairs and preventative maintenance to light, medium, and heavy duty equipment
  • Perform safety inspections of equipment and prepare safety documentation required
  • Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures
  • Inspect and perform work on the under parts of equipment
  • Access any area of the equipment to perform necessary maintenance
  • Move parts to and from the job site and remove or install these parts on equipment
  • Interact with clients through both email or phone as necessary
  • Perform other duties as required

Qualifications and Skills

  • At least 2 years experience performing vehicle/equipment maintenance or must possess auto or diesel technology diploma from an accredited technical school
  • Must have valid Drivers License- Class C
  • Proficient computer skills: knowledge of Excel, Word, Fleet Management Systems, and Email
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills (documentation, communication with peers, supervisors, etc.)
  • Must be able to operate a manual transmission vehicle to determine if operating properly
  • Must provide some small tools, tool allowance provided after 1 year of service


  • Health and vision coverage
  • Dental Coverage
  • 401k with company match
  • Group Life Insurance, Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Generous Vacation and Sick Time
  • 9 Paid Holidays

W.D. Matthews is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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