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Forward Air Maintenance Technician in Forest Park, Georgia

Maintenance Technician

Department: Southeast - ATL

Location: Forest Park, GA


Company Overview:

Forward Air (NASDAQ: FWRD) is a leading asset-light freight and logistics company, providing less-than-truckload (-LTL-), truckload, intermodal and pool distribution services across the United States and in Canada. We are a highly respected transportation and logistics Company with revenues in excess of $1B annually. As an industry leader, we are dedicated to finding and developing the best people. We want individuals who share our core values and demonstrate a true passion for what we do. Forward Air offers excellent compensation and benefits packages to our employees, as well as tremendous growth opportunities for top performers.

Position : Maintenance Technician

Core Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Performs or scheduled or needed repairs on facility items including but not limited to dock doors, dock plates, fence, gates, painting, light repair, replacement, etc.

  • Perform routine building maintenance

  • Perform minor cosmetic repairs

  • Conduct various analysis and inspections to determine the most cost effective means of maintenance, repair, or replacement

  • Maintain regular and dependable attendance

  • Maintain work area, tools, and equipment

  • Operate a variety of diagnostic instruments and a variety of hand, electric, and air-driven tools

  • Perform Data Entry in Maintenance Software to track repairs

  • Keep shop and company tools clean and in good working order

  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

  • Strong mechanical aptitude

  • Desire for a long-term career with an industry leading company

  • Ability to present and maintain a positive corporate image in a fast paced environment

  • Proactively establish and maintain effective working team relationships with all support departments

  • Must be willing to work a flexible schedule (extended hours as required)

  • Must have basic set of tools


  • Ideal candidate will possess a -can do" attitude with a -will do" work ethic

  • Must have the ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Forward Air is an Equal Opportunity employer.