Mechanic Class B (Fork Lift)

North Kingstown, Rhode Island, United States Full-time

Job Summary

Maintenance and repair of distribution equipment and fork lifts.  Job includes but is not limited to the following skills. Troubleshooting, inspecting, lubricating, adjusting and documentation of tasks.


  • Read technical manuals & schematics.
  • Adjust & calibrate controls.
  • Changing of belts and rollers
  • Performing preventative maintenance.
  • Following all Standard Operating Policy Procedures
  • Complying with OSHA Regulations regarding LOTO & Safety.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Experience with Electrical and Mechanical is highly desirable.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English in order to understand OEM manuals and blueprints.
  • Experienced in the use of hand tools and meters.
  • Prior experience working with conveyors very desirable.

Other Skills and Abilities:  

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds frequently
  • Ability to stand, walk, squat and bend for extended periods.


Work Environment

The warehouse environment is characterized by temperature extremes, noise, movement of conveyors and power equipment and other conditions associated with the operation of a high volume distribution center.

Ocean State Job Lot offers a competitive salary and benefits package including:

  •  Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance - If eligible
  • Profit Participation  
  • Service Awards
  • 401K plan - When eligible
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Personal, and Sick)
  • Store 20% discount

This job description does not list all the duties of the job.  You may be asked by supervisors or managers to perform other job duties and tasks, some of which may be essential to the position.  Management has the right to revise this job description at any time.  The job description is not a contract, either express or implied.  You are an at-will employee, meaning either you or the Company may terminate your employment at any time, with or without notice.