Shop Technician

Liftow Limited - Lachine, QC (30+ days ago)

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Shop Technician
Our ideal Shop Technician will have mechanical experience in automotive, heavy equipment, millwright or truck/coach. Mechanical experience in the lift truck industry is considered a definite asset. Experience in hydraulics and propane systems is preferred.

About Liftow
Liftow was established as a full-service forklift dealership in 1960 and our mission is to provide our clients with the most exceptional material handling equipment, products, training, and customer service in the industry. Liftow Canada operates 17 full-service branches in ON, QC, NB, NS, NL and P.E.I.

Liftow Offers

  • Comprehensive benefits such as: medical insurance, dental, vision long term/short term disability, life insurance and more.
  • Competitive salary
  • No flat rate, our 280 technicians paid for hours worked whether billable or not
  • Clean Uniforms/Coveralls
  • Extensive hands on Training program
  • RRSP Match

Specific Accountabilities

  • Perform preventive maintenance and repairs on various types of material handling equipment and its components including forklifts, stackers, electric carts, electric tow trucks, transporters.
  • Use grinders, drill presses, air compressors, and common hand and power tools.
  • Use instruction manuals and wiring diagrams to diagnose components, and electrical wiring.

Education & Work Experience
High school completion or equivalent education proficiency and/or 1-3 years’ experience as an auto, forklift, heavy equipment or truck and coach mechanic OR certified auto or heavy equipment mechanic. Experience repairing Toyota machines is preferred. A valid driver’s license is required. Provincial Propane license and Power Lift Truck License (PLT) are preferred but not a requirement.

Competencies and Skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems of battery and engine powered material handling equipment
  • Knowledge of the use of hand tools and measuring devices
  • Knowledge of the use of electrical/electronic diagnostic tools/measurements
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Customer service oriented

Liftow is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds including minorities and those with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $25.00-$30.00 per hour


  • Company Events
  • Dental Care
  • Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Extended Health Care
  • Life Insurance
  • On-site Parking
  • RRSP Match
  • Vision Care


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No Weekends


  • hydraulic systems: 1 year (Required)
  • automotive repair: 3 years (Preferred)
  • heavy equipment repair: 1 year (Preferred)
  • forklift repair: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Lachine, QC (Preferred)