In-House Service Mechanic


The PALFINGER values of People, Entrepreneurship, Respect and Learning are more than words. We strive daily to create and support an atmosphere of collaboration, transparency, empowerment and customer focus so our greatest assets, our people, can harness their passion, drive and motivation to make a significant impact!

As a global company, PALFINGER offers its customers worldwide hydraulic lifting solutions and stands for the most innovative, reliable and efficient lifting, loading and handling solutions for use on commercial vehicles (PALFINGER Products). In North America, our product portfolio qualifies PALFINGER as a complete truck-equipment solution provider. Furthermore, as a PALFINGER North America Region member, PALFINGER continuously pursues our vision of being the preferred provider of truck equipment.

Are you ready to help us lift anything and reach new heights in your career? Apply now. 

PALFINGER is searching for an In House Service Mechanic to work with our Service team. We are located in Dallas, TX. This position reports to the Service Manager.


  • Perform shop repairs and troubleshooting of articulating cranes, truck mounted forklifts, bucket trucks, platforms, conveyors, trucks and trailers
  • Perform preventive maintenance per customer schedule, Annual DOT inspections and warranty service.
  • Provide emergency/unscheduled troubleshooting and repairs during working and non-working hours.
  • Able to communicate mechanical issues and needed repairs to shop manager
  • Responsible for service documentation in a timely manner that consists of but limited to; estimates, work order authorization, ordering and recording parts, labor, and inventory documentation.
  • Comply with state and federal safety regulations
  • Maintain safe, clean and orderly work areas


  • High School diploma or GED required
  • 3 years mechanical experience or training with emphasis in the area of articulating cranes and forklifts
  • Strong proficiency in mechanical, hydraulics, electrical, troubleshooting diagnostics and welding
  • Basic computer skills with knowledge of Windows applications
  • Proven ability to work independently, to take initiative and be resourceful
  • Must be able sit, stand, bend, squat, crouch, reach and lift 75lbs+ for extended periods of time
  • Subject to: Inside/Outside conditions, Noise, Vibrations, Oils, & Hazards
  • Must speak, read and write English
  • Supply own hand tools
  • Palfinger proprietary tools will be provided

What We Offer

  • Competitive compensation.
  • 401(k) with Company match.
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, accidental death and dismemberment insurance, and short- and long-term disability (depending upon state). Wellness program offered. 
  • Paid Company holidays and paid Personal Time Off (PTO).
  • Opportunity for continuous learning and career growth.

This job posting describes the general nature of work performed by employees within this classification. The information on this posting is not designed to contain a comprehensive list of all responsibilities required of employees assigned to this job. Other duties may be assigned.

PALFINGER is not utilizing any external recruiting agencies for this opportunity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled

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Benjamin Levin

Human Resources Manager
Palfinger USA, LLC
1118 West Craighead Road | NC 28206 Charlotte | United States

Dallas, TX

Irving Boulevard 3030
75247 Dallas
United States
Palfinger Dallas, TX

Location benefits

  • Commuter Program
  • Competitive PTO Program
  • Hybrid or Remote Work (Depending on Position)
  • Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision Plan
  • Employer-Provided Short and Long Term Disability (Depending on State)
  • Wellness Program
  • Doctor on Demand
  • Learning Opportunities
  • On-Site Parking
  • Employee Discount Program
  • Cell Phone (Depending on Position)
  • 401k with Employer Match
  • Employee Assistance Program