Field Service Technician
Boardroom Appointments
Kimberly, South Africa
5d ago
source : Job Placements

Education and Minimum Requirements

  • Matric, Grade 12 or equivalent qualification
  • Qualified Forklift Technician and experience with forklifts or similar material handling equipment; or Electrician.
  • Forklift trade test certificate
  • 3 years experience on IC & Electrical Machines
  • Code 8 driver''s license
  • Valid forklift operator license
  • Minimum of 3 years mechanical, hydraulic and electrical experience pertaining to forklifts
  • General working knowledge of auto electrical systems (ignition, starting, charging, illumination)
  • Excellent work ethic honest, reliable, hardworking, dedicated and takes pride in work carried out
  • Competencies

  • Experience in Managing Explosives Category (Advantageous)
  • Excellent work ethic honest, reliable, hardworking, dedicated and takes pride in work carried out
  • Highly developed prioritizing and multi-tasking skills; strong sense of urgency; problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Excellent communication skills with people at all levels in an organization
  • Dedication to service excellence in every aspect of work carried out; strong focus on attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent communication skills with people at all levels in an organization must be able to converse fluently and comfortably in English;
  • must be able to read and write English

  • Ability to work with little or no supervision and still complete tasks timeously; enthusiastic, self-motivated and can use own initiative
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to understand and follow safety measures and precautions
  • Ability to interpret and apply technical information
  • Ability to read and interpret schematics, diagrams, operations manuals and manufacturers specifications
  • Ability to identify and correctly utilize relevant diagnostic equipment and specialized tools
  • Willingness and capability to continue learning and growing with new technology and models
  • Ability to receive constructive criticism
  • Maintain work area in clean and orderly condition
  • Ability to understand and follow safety measures and precautions
  • Ability to function effectively in a group and add value to the team / environment
  • Ability to work under extreme pressure
  • Ability to manage own time to work according to a schedule and complete set tasks in time
  • Must be of sober habits, have high energy levels and general good health must be declared fit for physical performance requirements of these tasks - physically able to carry, lift, and move heavy objects;
  • must be able to stand and sit for long periods of time; must be able to bend, stretch, twist and reach with body, arms and / or legs.

  • As this position is part of a team that service a specialized industry and client requirements are paramount to the success of their businesses and the partnership between our company and theirs candidates applying for this position must be able to do standby and work overtime as and when requested.
  • Responsibilities

  • Servicing of material handling equipment and maintaining forklift serviceability to specified standards and according to set procedures by delivering quality service / maintenance.
  • Perform accurate diagnosis / troubleshooting in event of breakdown of equipment; communicate what repairs are needed by advising customer and / or supervisor.
  • Maintains vehicle maintenance and operational data / history by updating and timeously communication information that must go on record.
  • Promote service / maintenance programs.
  • Provide complete customer satisfaction in a polite and professional manner.
  • Ensure proper communication between self, workshop staff (supervisor and controller) and customer.
  • Ensure OHSACT & ASEC requirements are met in all actions on company and client premises; maintains a safe work environment by verifying vehicle safety device operations, following standards and procedures and in general complying with legal regulation.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities
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