Why Work as a Mobile Service Mechanic at Versalift Midwest (Detroit Metro)?

It is an exciting time to work for Versalift Midwest as a Mobile Service Mechanic (Detroit Metro) as more and more companies in and around Detroit depend upon us.

Because so much of the power grid is connected through overhead means, a number of governments and municipalities classify our company as essential activity for critical infrastructure. Customers use Time/Versalift products to provide electric and stand-by power for a variety of organizations like hospitals, grocery stores, workplaces and people’s homes. Our aerial lifts are used by municipalities and State Departments of Transportation in the service of highway lighting, traffic signals and signage to help keep people safer on the road. Tree care companies and forest services need bucket trucks to care for and maintain trees on public and private lands. Public works departments use our products to maintain bridges essential for ground transportation.

To achieve our vision of uninterrupted access to the products and services for our customers, we need people to join us who are passionate about creating modern work vehicles that exceed our customers’ expectations.

It’s not just a job. It’s a passion. It’s a pledge. We collaborate every day with creative, committed people who transform methods for creating the best aerial lift products and services. At the core of it all, is the opportunity to innovate, create and manufacture new technologies to improve work effectiveness and enhance safety.

If that sounds like you, we want you to apply!

About Versalift, a Time Manufacturing Company

Versalift is an engineering, manufacturing and service company whose people focus on improvements to bucket trucks, cable placers, digger derricks and other utility trucks. The company has continued to deliver the safest, most reliable and highest quality bucket trucks to its’ customers, in a variety of industries, for nearly six decades.

Versalift believes that diversity creates an environment in which our employees can flourish. We understand the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities.

Our locations feature a variety of work environments. Headquartered in Waco, Texas, Versalift provides products and operates technical and sales offices, manufacturing sites, and distributors globally. To learn more, visit versalift.com.

Mobile Service Mechanic Job Description

The purpose of this position is to provide quality service and repair of Versalift Midwest products. Service technicians diagnose, troubleshoot and repair a variety of service bodies and lift equipment per company specifications and safety guidelines. The individual must be able to work with minimum supervision, be self-motivated and driven to achieve the best service possible in the industry.


  • Possess a strong mechanical aptitude, ability to repair Crane, Telescopic Booms and Bucket Truck style of equipment.
  • Ability to climb ladders, squat, kneel, crawl under equipment and climb on chassis and bodies.
  • Ability to perform an ANSI Inspection.
  • Ability and dexterity to safely use a variety of electric and pneumatic tools.
  • Skillful in the use of oxygen/acetylene and plasma cutting equipment.
  • Skilled in wire-feed welding.
  • Ability to read and comprehend blueprints, schematics, and instruction manuals
  • Ability to read measuring devices – tape measures, gauges, dial indicators, levels, etc.
  • Knowledge of vehicle wiring and mechanical functions.
  • Knowledge in the use of available lifting equipment such as overhead cranes, jib hoists, jacks, and forklifts.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours when required.
  • Ability to lift items up to 50 pounds.


  • Install belt drive or other pump system as required
  • Plumb lift system, dump bodies, and outriggers as required
  • Wire start/stop, throttle controls, lights and other electrical devices as required
  • Check and adjust hydraulic pressures per lift specifications
  • Stability test completed mounting using specified loads
  • Check all lifts, chassis and option functions for proper operation
  • Complete test forms and maintain time records
  • Perform other tasks as needed to provide a safe, clean environment and assist in meeting production demands of other departments if needed
  • Maintain personal tool inventory as required by Versalift
  • Travel up to 250 radius
  • Maintain weekly expense reports and paperwork

Core Benefits

Versalift is committed to providing our associates with a full spectrum of benefits because we know when you’re healthy—physically, financially, and emotionally—you can perform at your best. We also know that health and retirement benefits play an important role in attracting great people.

Our full range of benefits include:

  • Health insurance – medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision plan
  • Life & AD&D Insurance
  • MD Live program
  • 401(k), with a company match
  • Paid holidays and vacation time available
  • Hearing Savings Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Travel Assistance
  • Life Planning and Legal Resources
  • And more.

VERSALIFT MIDWEST – a Time Manufacturing Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: VERSALIFT MIDWEST – a Time Manufacturing Company is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at VERSALIFT MIDWEST – a Time Manufacturing Company are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. VERSALIFT MIDWEST – a Time Manufacturing Company will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. VERSALIFT MIDWEST – a Time Manufacturing Company encourages applicants of all ages.

Pay is D.O.E.

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