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Mechanic-2nd Shift

Date: Feb 18, 2021

Location: Ashland City, TN, US, 37015

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Primary Function

Perform forklift & related equipment repairs and PM services. Candidate must be willing to come in early for work and/or stay late. Schedule and direct daily shop task for both shifts in the tow motor shop, be responsible and address unscheduled issues that relates to the tow motor shop as they arise.


  • Required to be Forklift Certified
  • General computer skills for ordering parts and completing computerized work orders
  • Self-Motivated to work with miminal supervision
  • Accountable for work quality and quantity during scheduled work hours
  • Follow work processes and company policies in a safe manner.
  • Conducts normal, routine maintenance using large and small hand tools and air tools.
  • Troubleshoot and perform standard and complex repairs on forklifts, stock pickers, buggies, sweepers and scrubbers
  • Rebuild braking systems (hydraulic & cylinders)
  • Must be proficient in all aspects for forklift repair work
  • Must paint forklifts and fill LP gas bottles 
  • Perform scheduled PMs on forklifts and other equipment
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Required to furnish basic tools and tool box


  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as a Mechanic with Forklift experience preferred.
  • General hydraulic troubleshooting skills
  • General troubleshooting skills for both AC & DC circuits
  • Must be able to read electrical schematics
  • Must follow safety procedures
  • Rebuild braking systems (hydraulic & cylinders)
  • Proficient in all aspects for forklift repair work
  • Required to fix flat tires and run tire press
  • Required to make up hydraulic hoses
  • Required to use pressure washer
  • Able to understand service and training manuals


High School Diploma or GED

Years of Experience

Minimum of 3 years of related work experience or training

Physical Requirements

  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, and with assistance
  • Must wear required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as steel-toe shoes/boots, ear and eye protection.  
  • Prolonged periods of sitting/standing and frequent bending and reaching.

We Offer

We Offer – Ashland City

Great people make our organization great and because of that, we offer an onsite A. O. Smith Company merchandise store for our employees, employee discounts on water filtration products, a competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance.

Nearest Major Market: Nashville

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