Battery Service Technician

Arbor Material Handling is seeking qualified candidates for a Battery Service Technician position that will focus on servicing forklift batteries at customer locations. Arbor is looking for a driven individual who is interested in growing with the Battery Power Division at Arbor.


  • Perform in-field Scheduled Maintenance and battery studies
  • Complete detailed work orders; Maintain a log of completed work and provide concise and accurate notes describing the work performed
  • Communicate findings and any concerning results of service with customer
  • Review the next steps required for a safe & efficient operation
  • Maintain Battery Power Division truck and equipment
  • Manage multiple work orders simultaneously and adhere to deadlines


  • Knowledge of battery systems, basic mechanical and/or automotive maintenance repairs
  • Basic computer skills which include use of Microsoft Outlook email, internal systems and web applications
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Problem Solving skills; identify the root cause and eliminate the problem from repeating
  • Customer service skills
  • Ability and aptitude to learn company systems and applications relating to work tasks (specific systems training will be provided)
  • Ability to remain focused while working in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to lift, push or pull 50 lbs. and above as needed
  • Flexibility and mobility sufficient to walk and/or stand on a continual basis, to stoop or reach 3 feet above the head and 3 feet laterally, and to climb ladders and stairs
  • Availability to work overtime when needed.
  • Commitment to continuous learning and self-development
  • Commitment to safety! Follow all safety policies of Arbor & our Customers
  • Team Work: respect others, appreciate our differences and be open to others’ ideas
  • Committed to Continuous Improvement: share ideas and be solutions oriented


  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Prior experience working as a battery repair technician highly preferred but will train as needed
  • Confident computer skills are required; training on job-related applications will be provided
  • Clean driving record; MVR report with satisfactory driving record is required for employment
  • Arbor Material Handling, Inc. is a drug-free workplace; employment is contingent on passing pre-employment drug screening performed at Arbor expense


  • Competitive starting wage
  • Company Uniform provided
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Extensive training provided
  • Health benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, and flexible spending plans
  • 401k with company contribution
  • Company-paid Life and Disability Insurances
  • Paid Time Off (accrued with tenure)


Arbor Material Handling is a recognized market leader throughout the Tri-State area for developing and deploying Material Handling solutions. For more than 40 years we have based our successful performance on finding and developing the best Associates in the industry. If you're looking for a challenging, rewarding career where you can make a difference, then Arbor Material Handling is for you! As our business has grown and evolved, we have recognized three critical, yet simple, elements to our success: Our customers, our suppliers, and our teammates. Our corporate culture, The Arbor Way, is based in three key areas; Respect, Trust and Positive influence which we look for in all potential new Arbor teammates.


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