Forklift Mechanic
Full Time
Intermountain Rigging Holdings
Salt Lake City, Utah

IRH is seeking skilled forklift mechanics to join our team. IRH specializes in rigging, machinery moving, millwright, heavy transportation, logistics, warehousing, trans-loading, packaging, and asset recovery services. IRH offers a competitive salary & outstanding benefits!


The Forklift Mechanic will perform skilled and complex mechanical repairs. Perform the duties of a mechanic involved in inspecting, repairing, fabricating, rebuilding, and maintaining light and heavy-duty forklifts.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Shop Foreman 

Job Duties: 

  • Performs highly skilled and complex mechanical repairs on both light and heavy forklifts.
  • Inspect forklifts, analyze, troubleshoot, and plan sequence of repair operations.
  • Adjust or repair hydraulic, fuel and electrical systems and components.
  • Test, and identify worn and damaged parts.
  • Test, repair or install electrical systems and components.
  • Test, repair or install hydraulic systems and components.
  • Perform routine and scheduled maintenance on equipment.
  • Test drive to diagnose or to verify corrections made.
  • Perform state and federal safety inspections.
  • Complete daily paperwork and repair orders.


  • 5 years’ experience with forklift maintenance.
  • Self-motivated, capable of accomplishing tasks independently without direct supervision.
  • Must have a complete set of tools.
  • Must have knowledge of hydraulic systems.
  • Must be able to pass physical abilities test and a drug screen upon hire as well as random periodic screenings.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. without assistance.
  • Must have a clean driving record and be 21 years old or older for insurability purposes.