Assembly Technician

Heubel Material Handling, Inc.

Earth City, MO



Position Title:            Assembly Technician

Reports to:                 Service Manager


Position Summary:

Disassemble and Reassemble Lift Trucks designated for rebuild in the Rebuild Center. In a timely and cost-effective manner so that established requirements are met. 


Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Diagnose, trouble-shoot and repair forklift and other equipment in accordance with established guidelines and procedures.
  2. Perform preventive maintenance on assigned equipment according to schedule, established procedures.
  1. Complete all required paperwork and time records accurately and completely follow MobileTech Procedures as directed by management. 
  2. Account for all parts, materials, tools, and consumables used as required.
  3. Work safely in accordance with company and/or customer safety policies procedures.
  4. Develop and maintain positive, effective working relationship with co-workers.
  5. Keep workspaces clean, serviceable and in ASEC condition at all times.  Maintain the equipment, storage devices, service manuals and related documents.
  6. Attend meeting, training classes and other company activities as required.
  7. Maintain uniforms to always look neat and professional.
  8. Report all accidents, injuries, safety violations and unsafe working conditions immediately.
  9. Keep an adequate set of personal tools as always required by supervisor.
  10. Various additional responsibilities as assigned by management.
  11. Work with all departments and employees to ensure quality.


Special Skills Needed:

Good mechanical aptitude and ability, basic knowledge of industrial electricity and good customer relations skills.  Self-starter and creative problem solver.  Ability to read schematics, diagrams, operations manuals, manufacturer’s specifications and follow instructions.  Must be able to pass a license background check, and physical. Must be willing to work overtime or weekends.



Physical Job Demands:





  • Occasional push, pull and lift to 50 lbs.
  • Lifting devices and/or asking for assistance is recommended for anything more than 75 lbs., or more
  • Frequent standing
  • Occasional bending, stooping, and kneeling
  • Frequent exposure to various chemicals, such as hydraulic& brake fluid, chemical degreasers, and lubricants
  • Temperatures can vary due to the customer’s environment and application
  • Exposed to loud noise that is distracting and uncomfortable
  • Occasional exposure to inadequate lighting conditions
  • Occasionally be able to climb ladders, work on elevated platforms that may be 15’ to 30’ in height
  • Occasionally work in cramped workspaces that require getting into awkward positions
  • Activities require handling and grasping with the hands when performing repairs of equipment by utilizing hand tools, power and air tools, fasteners, and other small parts
  • These are average conditions and, depending upon customer requirements, may be adjusted from time to time. 


Position is:                                  Hourly (Non-Exempt)

Requires Physical Exam?          Yes

Uniforms?                                    Yes, including steel toe shoes

Certifications Required?            Basic, Level 1 and Level 2 certifications

Education Required:                   High School diploma.  Technical School certificate or Associates degree desirable.

Experience Required:                 Forklift, automotive, diesel or related industrial, aviation or military experience preferred.

Good Attendance, including a timely arrival each day, is an essential function

of this position.