Field Service Technician / Heavy Duty Equipment

$21 – $26 an hour

Job Summary

LIFTECH EQUIPMENT is looking for a Forklift & Construction Equipment Repair Mechanic to work independently under minimal supervision in the Capital District and surrounding Albany area of NYS reporting to our Service Department in Schenectady. At Liftech Equipment we take the needs of our customers very seriously and in order to do that, we focus on hiring career oriented individuals and we’re offering a SIGNING BONUS of $1,000.00 After 6 Months of Employment …. Come join the best!

This Service position is responsible for diagnosing and repairing Forklifts, Aerial Lifts and other types of industrial equipment. Repairs will include diesel, gas and LP engines; transmission and axles; hydraulics; electrical; Preventative Maintenance inspections and repairs; and other duties as assigned.

In addition, the Service Technician position assists other Technicians in repairs and will be expected to comply with Safety and OSHA procedures, warranty procedures and continue to learn additional mechanical duties .The ideal candidate will have experience dealing directly with customers and will be able to provide excellent customer service. Factory and in-house training provided.


  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent preferred
  • Must have a Valid Driver’s License
  • 3 years of proven equipment repair
  • Must be able to read codes and instructions via latest electronic technology
  • Must be able to document repairs on laptop/tablet
  • Must possess own tools, with necessary additional tools provided
  • Ability to work flexible schedules including shift work, weekends, holidays and on-call rotations for machine down assistance.

Since our founding in 1988, Liftech Equipment has provided superior quality products and services … to assist people in Industrial, Construction, Landscaping, Lumber and Municipal business areas improve productivity and profitability. As thousands of our satisfied customers will attest, Liftech Equipment is the first place to call NYS, and W. Vermont. Our motto is “Whether you need to lift it, pull it, dig it, roll it, clean it, or fix it … call on us. Wherever work takes you, Liftech is in the neighborhood!”

Our Best of Breed lines include: World known NACCO Material Handling Equipment to include Hyster & YALE Forklifts , Tennant Scrubbers & Sweepers , JCB Construction Equipment , DOOSAN Ingersoll-Rand Compressors , JLG & Genie Aerial Work Platforms and Ramteq pressure washers, … just to name a few!!

Liftech Equipment offers competitive pay based on individual work experience, Health/Dental/Vision & Life Insurance benefits, 401k Option with Employer Match, Service Van, iPhone/iPad, Tool/Shoe Allowance, and Vacation/Holiday pay! Embrace this opportunity to join a diverse and talented group of professional individuals in representing outstanding lines of equipment and providing superior customer service.

If you have the qualifications, desire, and drive to work with the best, submit your resume’ via email to:, Attention: Eric Montalvo, Operations Manager. No Phone Inquiries Please .

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $21.00 to $26.00 /hour

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Heavy Equipment Mechanic: 3 years

Required license or certification:

  • Driver