Service Technician – Forklift Mechanic

Southeast Industrial Equipment, Inc.

Job Summary
Southeast Industrial Equipment, Inc., one of the nation’s largest Toyota™ forklift dealers, is seeking qualified Service Technicians to work on all types of forklifts and related material handling equipment. SIE Service Technicians have the responsibility to provide the best possible service, maintenance, diagnosis, and repair for customer and company equipment.
Our fulltime trainer teaches and coordinates hands on and classroom training to help our Service Technicians earn Master Level Technician Certifications.
SIE covers large geographic areas with ten branches across four states. We serve most of Central and Eastern NC from our Charlotte, Wilson, and Raleigh branches. Our Charleston, Columbia, Florence, and Duncan branches collectively cover the majority of SC. Southeast VA is served by our Richmond and Hampton Roads branches. Northeastern GA, including the Savannah metropolitan area and surrounding counties, is served by our Garden City branch.

Responsibilities and Duties
Service Technicians will be traveling to and working in customer facilities, interacting and communicating with the customers to keep their equipment operating safely and efficiently. Service Technicians require a good driving record.

Qualifications and Skills
The ideal candidate will have at least 2 years of mechanic experience, familiarity with LP and diesel, and is proficient with diagnosis and repair on engines and hydraulics. We also need technicians with electrical knowledge and experience.
Service Technicians need to be self-motivated, self-directed, highly responsible, and able to work both independently and as part of a team. Excellent communication skills are needed in order to successfully interact with co-workers, managers and customers.

Pay is based on experience and SIE offers an excellent benefit package for full time associates.
  • Medical/Rx Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation and Personal Time

About Southeast Industrial Equipment, Inc.:

Southeast Industrial Equipment, Inc. is a second-generation, family-owned operation. In 1994, with twenty years’ experience in the material handling equipment business and three years as president of SIE under his belt, CEO Steve Thorne purchased the company from JM Family Enterprises, Inc. In 2006, after several successful years of growth, Steve turned the company over to his son and daughter Cory Thorne and BJ Matthews, President and Vice President respectively. Under Cory’s leadership, SIE has continued to evolve as the premier supplier of quality equipment and products and superior services in the material handling industry. With an experienced management team and strong regional leadership firmly in place at each dealership, Southeast Industrial Equipment is perfectly positioned to satisfy the forklift, heavy equipment, material handling, and warehouse needs of customers both now and well into the future

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