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Field Service Technician

Industry: Automotive / Job Expires: 2024-06-28 00:00:00 / Location: Eastern Cape

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The purpose of this position is to maintain, service and repair material handling equipment, systems, and products on company premises or at customer sites in a timely and cost-effective manner so that customer and company requirements are met, maintaining of vehicle records. 

Minimum requirements

  • Matric and an equivalent qualification 
  • Trade test certificate (mechanic) 
  • Forklift certificate
  • Code 8 driver's license 
  • Minimum of 3 - 5 years mechanical, hydraulic and electrical experience with forklifts.
  • Experience with forklifts or similar material handling equipment; or Qualified Forklift Mechanic 
  • General working knowledge of auto electrical systems (ignition, starting, charging, illumination)


  • Servicing of material handling equipment and maintaining forklift serviceability to specified standards and according to set procedures by delivering quality service / maintenance.
  • Perform accurate diagnosis / troubleshooting in event of breakdown of equipment; communicate what repairs are needed by advising customer and/or supervisor. 
  • Maintains vehicle maintenance and operational data / history by updating and timeously communication information that must go on record. 
  • Promote service / maintenance programs. 
  • Provide complete customer satisfaction in a polite and professional manner. 
  • Ensure proper communication between self, workshop staff (Field Service Team Leader and Controller) and customer. 
  • Ensure OHSACT requirements are met in all actions on company and client premises; maintains a safe work environment by verifying vehicle safety device operations, following standards and procedures and in general complying with legal regulation. 
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.


Location : Gqeberha Branch 

N.B: By responding to this advert, you consent to Heitha Staffing Group processing your personal information for recruitment purposes and confirm that any personal information has been submitted voluntarily. Applicants will be requested to fill in and sign a POPI Act Consent Form.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from us in 4 weeks, consider your application unsuccessful. 

To apply please send your detailed CV to itumeleng@heitha.co.za   

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