Electric Forklift Lead Technician

Triplex Forklifts Limited

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Triplex Forklifts Limited seeks qualified candidates to fill this role


Job Description:

  • Understand and articulate the strategic objectives and goals of our Equipment Maintenance and
  • Repairs Operations in general and Electric Forklifts in particular. Develop a clear vision of exactly
  • how to achieve them.
  • (Our strategic objective and goal is to utilize Industry Recommended Methods and
  • Documentation for all Preventive Maintenance and Repairs performed on our Equipment)



  • Proficient in 240v/400v (High Voltage) 3 phase wiring, in bending and running conduit
  • Ability to read, interpret and understand blue prints, circuit, schematics and ladder logic
  • diagrams
  • Install, setup, maintain, diagnose, troubleshoot and repair electrical systems in Forklifts and
  • Machinery
  • Knowledge of Controller Inverter Systems (e.g ZAPI, SME, etc.) for controlling AC asynchronous
  • 3-phase motors. Example is the AC-2 Flash Inverter controller by ZAPI
  • Knowledge of MicroSwitches, Potentiometers, Contactors, Fuses, I/O Connections, CAN-Bus
  • connections and communication (Controller Area Network – communication protocol for real
  • time control applications) and encoders
  • Knowledge of AC and DC Traction and Pump Motors and Drives
  • Knowledge of Relays, PLC Logic , Logic and Control wiring of Start/Stop circuit/limit switches,
  • sensors, contactors, transformers, heaters, etc.
  • Ability to read ohms, amps and volts (DC/AC) using multimeter or any relevant tools
  • Ability to work with High Voltage
  • Monitor all Preventive Maintenance and Repair activities performed by Technicians under you.
  • Reporting, Documenting and Correcting all activities that does not confirm to our objectives/goals
  • Knowledge of other systems/components on Electric Forklift – Traction Battery and
  • Chargers, Gear Box & Differentials System, Axles, Chassis, Hydraulic System, Mast and other Electrical Components.
  • Provide instruction and training to other lower-level mechanics/electricians on the proper
  • methods and processes necessary to perform equipment repair, inspection and preventive maintenance
  • Communicate and relate with other management staff within our company in order to keep our maintenance/repairs operations running smoothly


Requirements and Experience:

  •  4+ Years hands on experience with mechanical, electrical and equipment/machinery
  • maintenance and repairs
  • Able to read, understand, & apply information from manuals & computers including troubleshooting
  • documents, electrical circuits, etc.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the troubleshooting and diagnosing process on Equipment and
  • Machinery
  • Ability to work with detailed information under considerable time limitations and without
  • supervision.
  • Desire and ability to learn new technologies.
  • Diagnostic skills/experience & attention to detail a must.
  • Strong verbal & documentation skills
  • Strong character & work ethic
  • Dependable, responsible team player with a positive attitude




  • Graduate Degree or Equivalent in any relevant field of study
  • Certification in any Electrical Field
  • 4+ Years’ Experience in Industrial Electrical Field



Triplex Forklifts Limited

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)





Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years