AECOM Fork Truck Mechanic III in Aberdeen, Maryland

Requisition/Vacancy No. 152323BR

Position Title Fork Truck Mechanic III

Job Category Maintenance

Business Line Energy

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Maryland

City Aberdeen

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

We provide single-source, life-cycle solutions for Fortune 500 clients in industrial markets—oil and gas, refining, petrochemicals, chemicals, manufacturing, food, beverages, and life sciences. We’re a market leader in facility management and hold world-class expertise in numerous process engineering areas for oil/gas processing and refining. We provide facilities maintenance and management services for our clients’ industrial, manufacturing, distribution, logistics, and commercial sites worldwide. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package that includes Medical, Dental and Vision insurance, 3 weeks Paid Time Off, a 401k plan with company match, an Employee Referral Bonus program, employee discounts, and much more – and your benefits start the same day you do. Come join our team!

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a 1st shift Fork Truck Mechanic in Aberdeen, MD! This position works 4 10-hour days per week; scheduled work days may vary. Typical schedule is 6:00am – 4:30pm; various hours may be required based on critical business demand.

The Fork Truck Mechanic is responsible for ensuring that the facility’s material handling equipment (including electric forklifts, electric carts and floor scrubbing equipment) is repaired and maintained in a timely manner.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform preventative maintenance and repairs to electronically and computer controlled automated equipment, utility equipment, facilities, etc.

  • Remove, repair and replace motors, pumps, drive unit and brake systems.

  • Troubleshoot mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.

  • Change tires using hydraulic press.

  • Use welding equipment.

  • Complete daily work logs with detailed information on a timely basis.

  • Ensure that work orders and monthly PM’s are completed as required.

  • Maintain professional and courteous customer relations including, client, vendor, and internal team.

  • Actively participate in safety meetings. Maintain safety work practices as define by AECOM

  • Communicate and advise MHE related concerns to fellow employees and management.

  • Other duties as assigned

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Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  1. High school diploma or demonstrated equivalent.

  2. Three years of experience in the repair and maintenance of fork trucks, including at least 2 years in electric forklift repair/maintenance, or demonstrated equivalent combination of education and experience.

Additional Information:

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

  • This position may require a valid Driver’s License.

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • This position will require the ability to obtain a security access badge at our client’s location.

  • This position may require various shifts, weekends, and alternative work schedules.

Physical Requirements:

  • Requires the ability to regularly lift up to 50 lbs.

  • Requires ability to differentiate colors pertaining to wire color-coding.

  • Requires ability to move heavy objects, such as motors, etc. (may be more than 50 pounds).

  • Requires standing and/or sitting for extended periods and frequent bending, twisting, reaching and turning

  • Requires the flexibility to bend/stoop, squat repetitive during shift.

  • Requires the ability to regularly kneel repetitive for shift.

  • Requires the ability to move in a 90-degree fashion on a repetitive basis for shift.

  • Requires the ability to stretch/reach on a repetitive basis for shift.

  • Requires the ability to walk extensively throughout the plant during shift.

  • Requires the use of various hand tools (i.e. utility knife, adjustable wrench, pliers, screwdriver, etc.).

  • Requires the use of a Company/Client approved utility knife.

  • Some tasks will require repetitive wrist movement.

  • Requires the ability to interact with all clients in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of stress.

Special Requirements:

  • Must wear steel-toed safety shoes, safety glasses and gloves as well as any other required PPE.

  • Keyboard skills and visual activity associated with the use of keyboards and terminals.

  • Must be able to respond to emergency alarms.

  • Requires the ability to operate forklifts, power and hand material moving equipment.

  • Requires the ability to communicate with others on the telephone and in one‑on‑one or group discussions, meetings and presentations.

  • Coping with demands (stressors) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment so that acceptable levels of performance and overall contribution are maintained.

Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts.

  • The employee is occasionally exposed to high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; risk of radiation; and vibration.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Excellent working knowledge of hand and power tools.

  2. Ability to perform all types of repairs and preventive maintenance on various lift trucks.

  3. Ability to safely and effectively use welding equipment and diagnostic/calibration equipment.

  4. Ability to work in a team environment.

  5. Associate’s degree or equivalent trade school program in a related skilled trade.

  6. Familiarity with Rite Aid Distribution Center and/or warehouse operations a plus.

  7. Ability to work overtime, holidays or weekends when needed.

Other Attributes:

  • Must be willing to work overtime when required. May be required to work holidays and weekends.

  • Hours/schedule are subject to change based on business needs.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.