Career Opportunities

Shop/Road Mechanics – Syracuse, Albany, Binghamton & Elmira

(LP-Gas-Diesel-Electric Heavy Duty Equipment Repair)

We are seeking qualified Shop/Road Mechanics at all locations. Experience and knowledge working with electric and internal combustion powered machines such as Earth Moving Equipment, Forklift, Crane/Boom Trucks, Trash Hauling and Road Paving Equipment.

You will be required to diagnose, adjust, repair, and perform planned maintenance work on mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic material handling and/or compact construction and related equipment ensuring service meets all customers needs and requirements.

Minimum Qualification Standards

  • High school diploma or equivalent required and three to five years experience in the repair and maintenance of heavy duty construction or firefighting equipment required.
  • Total knowledge of repairs, maintenance, and overhaul of equipment.
  • Must be able to work beyond scheduled works hours and available on-call when needed.
  • Must supply your own working set of professional grade tools.
  • Ability to obtain current forklift operator certification and have a valid/clean NYS drivers license.
  • Must be able to read a map, understand directions, and follow standard operating procedures.
  • The ability to stay current and understand the service and training manuals, including the ability to interpret schematics and effectively use electrical diagnostic instruments.
  • Must be able to diagnose problems and perform repairs on mechanical, hydraulic and electrical systems.
  • Must be able to work independently using effective organizational and time management skills with minimum direction.
  • Can safely operate hand and power tools, lifts, hoists, hydraulic jacks and material handling equipment.
  • Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing with customers/coworkers and prepare paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Must have the ability to perform strenuous and heavy work; exert force up to 100 pounds on occasion and frequently handle loads to 50 pounds. Must have the physical stamina to perform continuously with full body motion for climbing, reaching, pushing, pulling, lifting, etc.

Material Handling Customer Service Sales Representative – Albany

We are seeking an Outside Sales Rep that is self-motivated, competitive, organized and goal-oriented, preferably with experience in industrial sales and/or service of material handling equipment in the Greater Albany area. You will have the opportunity to sell aftermarket parts, service and rental, to new and existing customers, throughout the assigned territories. Our line of products includes Toyota, Crown and Clark forklifts as well as associated material handling equipment developing.

Minimum Qualification Standards

  • Associates degree in business, marketing, or related field
  • Valid NYS Drivers’ License free of major infractions
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community

Health Insurance; 401K; Paid Holidays; Vacation and Sick Days; Life Insurance and Supplemental; Dental, STD, LTD.

Additional Benefits / Discounts: Company T-shirts; Theme Park Tickets; Cell Phone Savings; Online Shopping; Auto Parts; Employee Assistance Program, etc.

Prerequisites: Profile test, Physical and Substance testing.

Thompson & Johnson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, (M/F/D/V) Minority/Female/Disability/Protected Veteran.