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Maintenance Technician at Novo Logistics in Ardmore, Oklahoma

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Novo Logistics

Position: Maintenance Technician

Location: Ardmore, Oklahoma


Company Description

"The Novo culture has the utmost respect for our team members, families, and local community. As a member of Novo, we warmly welcome you and your family to the Novo team. We empower our team members to advocate for our cultural values of respect, safety, transparency, and continuous improvement. Our team is proud to work for Novo, and we’re proud to work with them.  Join us in making a difference for our partners."


With operations in states across the country, partnerships with industry leading corporations, and continued expansion in our future, there are many opportunities for personal growth and development when you choose to explore a career with us. Join our team and grow with us! We are an equal opportunity employer.


Job Description

As a Maintenance Technician, you are responsible for maintaining the loading equipment, conveyors, and forklifts in the BOW facility. The Maintenance Technician will make minor to major repairs, as well as, perform planned maintenance on over 40 pieces of equipment.


Job Duties

  • Troubleshoot and repair loading equipment, conveyors, and forklifts.

  • Remove and replace electric motors.

  • Adjust bearings and replace brushes.

  • Overhaul, repair, and adjust differential and hydraulic assemblies.

  • Lubricate and perform preventive maintenance on forklift equipment.

  • Maintain a maintenance log using a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

  • Perform assigned day-to-day facility repairs, emergency, and preventive maintenance. Complete maintenance and repair records as required.

  • Review assigned work orders. Estimate time and materials needed to complete repair. Order necessary materials and supplies to complete all tasks.

  • Maintain lighting systems throughout the facility, clean fixtures and replace bulbs and lamps.

  • Comply with all applicable codes, regulations, governmental agency and Company directives related to building operations and work safety.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

  • Perform routine, emergency, and preventative maintenance of loading equipment, conveyors, and forklifts. Interpret manufacturer's technical manuals to perform the necessary maintenance and repairs needed. Troubleshoot forklift problems to include brake, electrical, and hydraulic systems; detect imperfections, potential problems, safety issues, and/or malfunctions.

  • Able to diagnose and repair mast and attachment components.

  • Possess a good working knowledge of brake systems and tire/wheel changes.

  • Replace broken or defective parts from stock parts and/or order replacement parts for major repairs.

  • Reassemble forklifts and make all necessary adjustments for effective and safe operation.

  • Perform safety inspection of forklifts prior to being released back to the work floor.

  • Perform cleaning of equipment prior to releasing back to service.

  • Maintain a safe, clean, and organized maintenance shop and facility.

  • Ensure work area and methods used in carrying out job duties meet safety requirements.

  • Competent to complete legible service documents and logs for preventative maintenance tasks.

  • Learn new technical information and techniques to stay current with changing technology.

  • Able to work safely and follow company rules and procedures.


Applicants Must

  • Have a valid, unexpired Driver's License.

  • Be legally authorized to work in the United States.

  • Be at least 18 years old at time of application.

  • Be willing to submit to a background check and urinalysis drug screen upon offer of employment.


Education, Experience, and Certification Requirement

  • Two or more years of experience in a related field, including maintenance of various lift trucks, such as Hyster, with lift ratings up to 12,000 pounds.

  • Manufacturing, automotive, military, or recent trade school graduates with applied skills.

  • Solid foundation of mechanical aptitude and ability along with knowledge of industrial electricity up to 440 volts, preferred.


Employment Type(s)

  • Full-Time, Non-Exempt



  • Hourly (paid weekly via Direct Deposit).

  • Overtime opportunities (overtime pay is equal to 1.5 times the Team Member's regular hourly rate of pay, for any hours worked over 40 in a workweek).



Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance

  • Company sponsored premiums for Medical Insurance, with nominal Team Member contribution.

  • Dental/Vision Insurance, Life Insurance policy, and other options.


401(k) Plan

  • Company match option.


Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Paid Time Off hours in accordance with Company Policy.



  • Manufacturing, automotive, military, or recent trade school graduates with applied skills.

  • 2 year(s): Experience in a related field, including maintenance of various lift trucks, such as Hyster, with lift ratings up to 12,000 pounds.


  • Technical/other training or better in General Studies or related field

Licenses & Certifications

  • Driver's License



  • Maintenance

  • Repairing

  • Troubleshooting



  • Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

  • Loyal: Shows firm and constant support to a cause

  • Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking

  • Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

  • Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity



  • Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help

  • Peer Recognition: Inspired to perform well by the praise of coworkers

  • Job Security: Inspired to perform well by the knowledge that your job is safe

  • Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

  • Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

  • Financial: Inspired to perform well by monetary reimbursement

  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

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