Road Service Technician - Vancouver
Job Description

Are you good with your hands, have a knack for all things technical?  Join the Johnston Equipment team as a road service technician!  The ideal candidate will be skilled with mechanical, electrical, and information technology skills.  In this role you will be conducting maintenance checks and diagnosing repairs for lift trucks and carousels at customer sites.  You are familiar with examining overall operational integrity and condition of the trucks.  You have an eye for finding defective or worn out mechanical or electrical parts then communicating and executing next steps for repair solutions to the customer.   As a technician, you are the front line contact between GNJ and the customer, so you are comfortable with client contact as well as having technical savvy.  You pride yourself on having a good grasp of the roads as well as strong time management ability.  Johnston Equipment provides technical tools to its technicians to support them in their positions including the latest technology (iPads, iPhones, work standards, GPS) in order to process work orders and maintain your parts inventory with maximum efficiency and accuracy.

Johnston Equipment is a dynamic team working together for a common goal: client satisfaction. At GNJ every client and employee is valued and important. We offer our employees:

  • A company that stands behind 60 years of business excellence.

  • A company that places great emphasis on health and safety as demonstrated by our Ideal Maintenance™ and Raymond Certification programs

  • A fair and rewarding work environment

  • A guaranteed 40-hour work-week

  • Work/Life balance

  • Competitive compensation

  • Earning potential through our unique Technician Lead Program and available overtime.

  • Receive paid training in hydraulics and electro-mechanical for both Raymond and other brand machines

  • Have more opportunities for long-term career advancement than any other material handling dealer in Canada

Here at Johnston we believe that attitude is everything, bring your “make a difference” personality and strong work ethic and be ready to succeed!

You make the difference: You are relied upon by our customer to keep them running at optimal levels so they can meet productivity demands.  You directly impact satisfying the customer technically but also you are the key to driving our company’s revenue in the highly important aftermarket service area of our business. You are key to our success and to our customers’ smooth and safe operation for their employees and their equipment fleets.

Johnston Equipment is working together for continuous improvement, sustainable outcomes and outstanding customer care.  Live the values.  Reap the rewards.  

Testing is part of our selection process.  Each applicant selected to move forward will be required to complete testing for mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical knowledge.

Additional Qualifications


  • Automotive Technician Certification or Designation preferred
  • Lift Capacity Inspection Technician Certification an asset
  • Certificates & Designations
    • High School
    • Post secondary education


  • Achieves Results
    • Accuracy and attention to detail
    • Time Management
    • Organizational Skills
  • Bona fide job requirement
    • A driver’s abstract will be required upon acceptance of an offer and must meet company policy.
    • Valid Drivers Licence
  • Business Knowledge and Improvement, Identify Solutions
  • Collaborates with Others
    • Maintains Productive Relationships
    • Works Effectively with Others
  • Committed to Customers, Customer Service
  • Communicates Effectively
    • Communicates with Confidence
    • Courteous and Professional Manner
    • Attentive and Active Listening
    • Clear and Concise (oral and written communication)
    • Provides Information in timely manner
  • Demonstrates Functional Expertise
    • Analytical Skills
    • Electrical
    • Manual Dexterity
    • Mechanical
  • Work Experience, 2 Years - Related Experience

Job Requirements


Company Overview

Since 1954, Johnston’s mission has been to develop valued customer partnerships by providing precision, cost-effective material handling equipment to move product in, out and throughout your warehouse; service solutions and tools to better manage your productivity; racking, storage and system solutions to optimize storage of your goods; and programs to enhance your ability to protect both your assets and your people.

Submit your email address to begin the application process for the Road Service Technician - Vancouver job
Email is invalid Email address is needed