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Position Open: Forklift Service Technician

Riekes Equipment - the most respected Materials Handling Dealership in the Midwest is searching for experienced technicians - preferably forklift technicians, but we may just have a place for you automotive guys too! 

We're seeking both road and shop technicians in our Omaha location at this time.  To qualify you'll need at least 2 years of forklift or automotive experience, a high school diploma, preferably vocational training or an Associate's Degree in Automotive Tech, though more experience in either forklift/auto repair and diagnostics would suffice.

Additionally this person needs the following skills:

  • Ability to read and understand technical manuals and schematics - preferably both for ICE and Electric trucks.
  • Ability to troubleshoot common mechanical problems - engines, fuel systems, electronics, etc... on all makes of forklifts.
  • Ability to use a computer - email, word, web research for parts/schematics/etc.
  • Ability to use or learn how to use computer diagnostic
  • Ability to type (would be nice, but definitely not a requirement)
  • Ability to operate a forklift.
  • Ability to move from one task to another without "dropping the ball".
  • Must have a clean driving and criminal record.
  • Must possess good customer service skills.  You'll be representing the best - you need to bring your "A" game in all aspects.

Of course we're looking for other characteristics as well; organizational skills, legible handwriting, good stewardship, but overall we need those folks that can diagnose a problem and repair it right the first time!  If this sounds like you and you're up for the challenge apply today!


"Did You Know "

Many people think of us for lift trucks, casters and docks. Others look to us for conveyors, hoists, Fleet Management and driver and safety training. Did you know that:

  • Riekes is the leader in Fleet Management! Focused on the total cost of ownership.
  • Riekes has over 300 units in our rental fleet with capacities up to 36,000 pounds!
  • Riekes stocks replacement parts for all brands of lift trucks, with a 98% fill rate.
  • Riekes services and installs all brands, models and products at all of our locations.
  • Riekes technical sales engineers provide consulting and warehouse design.
  • Riekes stocks large inventories of casters, strap, shelving, rack, hoists & hand trucks!
  • Riekes offers extensive driver/safety training.
  • Riekes provides single source solutions for your company.


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