Auto/Diesel Forklift Mechanic


New Castle, IN, US, 47362

Company Description:


Crown Equipment Corporation is a leading innovator in world-class forklift and material handling equipment and technology. As one of the world’s largest lift truck manufacturers, we are committed to providing the customer with the safest, most efficient and ergonomic lift truck possible to lower their total cost of ownership.


Primary Responsibilities


  • Troubleshoot, diagnose and repair Crown and all other makes of lift trucks.
  • Rebuild internal combustion lift truck engines and other lift truck components, such as electric motors, cylinders, brake systems, electrical systems, drive units, mast assemblies and frame weldments.
  • Perform safety operational tests. 
  • Complete necessary repair paperwork.
  • Perform pre-delivery inspections and repairs to new equipment.  Make any necessary adjustments and handle warranty repairs.
  • Add/remove lift attachments and accessories such as clamps/slips, sheets/side shifts, lights and audible devices as required.  Handle any hydraulic or electrical adaptations.




  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Read and know wiring diagrams, trouble shooting, use test meters, make decisions, basic math, reason, remember and analyze.  Knowledge of basic computer functions.
  • Per 8-hour shift (stand 6 hrs., walk 1 hr., sit 1 hr.), frequently bend, stoop, push/pull, reach above shoulder level, frequently lift/carry 0 to 50lbs., 51-100 lbs. with help.  Must be able to see, talk, hear, have good binocular vision, distinguish colors, safety operate lift trucks.  Must be able to use common hand tools.  Possible exposure to hot and cold temperatures, dust, solvents, fuels, battery acid and noise pollution.


Work Authorization:


Crown will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

No agency calls please.


Compensation and Benefits:


Crown offers an excellent wage and benefits package for full-time employees including Health/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Plan, Flexible Benefits Plan, 401K Retirement Savings Plan, Life and Disability Benefits, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement, and much more.

EO/AA Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled


Nearest Major Market: New Castle

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