Forklift Technician

Patriot Forge Co. supplies carbon, alloy and stainless steel forgings with heat treatment, machining and testing. Patriot Forge, founded in 2001, is the largest custom open-die forging company in Canada and a leader in the global market. Through continual upgrades, we have been able to enhance our manufacturing capabilities to better serve the needs of our ever-evolving customer base from our two facilities in Brantford, and Paris, Ontario. We are currently recruiting for a Forklift Technician to join our team.

Why Work at Patriot Forge?

» Competitive salary
» Paid vacation
» Growth opportunities within a large company
» Benefits Program
» Supportive team environment
 » RRSP match


  • Examine powered lift trucks in accordance with the manufacturer’s specification plates
  • Inspect, diagnose, repair and verify the repair of electrical, engine, fuel, steering, braking, suspension, hydraulic, lifting, engine management, electric motor, frame and cab, air supply and auxiliary air, heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems, clutches and transmissions, drive and axle and final drive assemblies, batteries, drive unit and control systems in electric vehicles and pneumatic and solid tires and wheels
  • Operate hand, power, specialized, precision, and electronic service tools, and lifting, rigging and blocking devices
  • Troubleshoot and repair engines
  • Troubleshoot and repair fuel systems (gas, propane, dual fuel, diesel)
  • Troubleshoot and repair electrical systems and electrical vehicle control systems
  • Troubleshoot and repair vehicle power trains (power shift transmissions, torque converters, pumps and linkages)
  • Troubleshoot and repair brake systems, steering systems and hydraulic systems
  • Troubleshoot and repair masts and systems
  • Work in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and other Workplace Safety legislation


  • Must have a valid Powered Lift Truck Mechanic license 282E or equivalent
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License
  • Minimum five years’ experience in an industrial environment
  • Experience with Linde Lift Trucks would be an asset

Should you possess the above credentials and are looking for an opportunity, we invite you to submit your resume to Patriot Forge Co. via the online application. We thank all that apply but will only contact those we wish to interview.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, Patriot Forge Co. is an equal opportunity employer who is committed to providing an inclusive and barrier free recruitment and selection process. Applicants should advise Patriot Forge Co. if you require any type of accommodation during the recruitment process.

Job Types:

•  Full-time, Permanent


• Dental care •  Disability insurance •  Extended health care •  Life insurance •  On-site parking •  RRSP match •  Vision care

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