Dock and Door Technician

Lift, Inc. is Central Pennsylvania’s exclusive material handling dealer for Toyota and Crown Forklift Trucks. We are a full-service material handling supplier; specializing in equipment sales and service, warehouse products, and fleet management. Starting as a forklift service company, we have evolved into a trusted partner for our warehousing and distribution customers across Central Pennsylvania.


  • 100% Employee Owned Company

  • Competitive salary

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance plans

  • 100% company paid short-term and long-term disability coverage

  • 401(k) Plan with company match

  • Company paid life insurance with optional additional coverage

  • Paid holidays and Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Professional work environment

Dock and Door Technician

The Dock and Door Road Technician is responsible for troubleshooting, diagnosing and repairing loading dock and doors. This position is also responsible for performing all assigned preventative maintenance on customer equipment and recommending service as needed. Proper processing of paperwork is required at the completion of each job. The Dock and Door Road Technician will also be responsible for a company-owned service van and will be required to maintain the van and parts inventory it carries.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Identifying the general problem based on customer concern and testing to locate the failure

  • Completing the appropriate repairs in the safest and most efficient manner and testing the equipment to ensure it is working properly

  • Driving to and from locations (customer sites, parts pickups, etc.) to address on-site needs the customer.

  • Maintaining company van by performing regular service work such as oil, tire and brake changes as well as ensuring overall cleanliness

  • Meeting inventory requirements by billing part to the appropriate work order, noting the parts on inventory sheets, following up with the parts department and retrieving replacement parts as needed

  • Completing each item on PM checklist, making sure that all safety decals are legible, and operator and safety manuals are present and legible

  • Making necessary repairs (with customer approval) and other basic maintenance as needed

  • Processing the necessary documentation at the completion of each job, ensuring all parts are accounted for, time is properly documented, and each repair is itemized

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must be over 18 years old (required)

  • High school diploma, GED or Technical Degree (required)

  • Minimum of two years of relevant mechanical, welding, electrical and hydraulic experience

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years of relevant mechanical, welding, electrical and hydraulic experience

  • Previous experience repairing loading docks and doors

  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently

  • High level of professionalism and the ability to follow up

Working Conditions:

  • Physical requirements necessary include standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, most of the time with infrequent opportunities to sit

  • Must be able to lift or exert force of up to 50 pounds with occasional need to lift or exert over 100 pounds

  • Wearing steel or composite toe shoes or boots during work hours are a requirement of this position

  • Ability to work in wet or humid conditions, as well as extreme cold or heat

Lift, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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