AWP Technician - Level 3





Under direction, repairs/installs and maintains Aerial Work Platform equipment in a safe and professional manner, including DC electrical systems, hydraulic systems, & associated equipment, as well as mechanical equipment such as engines, motors, and sub assemblies, by performing the duties listed below.

Organisational Structure

  • Reports to Technical Manager– Manlift Qatar LLC

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Maintain a clean, and safe work area, adhere to best practice safety procedures.
  • Maintain positive customer relations through professional interactions with customers.
  • Responsible for the safe maintenance and repair of a variety of Aerial Work Platforms and associated equipment, which utilise mechanical, diesel, electrical and electronicsystems.
  • Installs and repairs mechanical, hydraulic or electrical parts such as hydraulic cylinders, engine parts, switches, controllers and associated components.
  • Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts
  • Examines form and texture of parts to detectimperfections
  • Lubricates and cleans parts
  • Starts / operates devices to test their performance
  • Sets up and operates repair equipment and repair parts according to instruction & procedure
  • Diagnose, and carry out preventive maintenance according to manufactures, and Manlift requirements, as well as fault finding, troubleshooting, and attending breakdowns on all equipment in rental and sales fleet.
  • Reads, follows, understandsoral and written instructions.
  • Issue “Field Service reports” and “service work orders” on maintenance tasks and faults, and the parts, labour and time taken to complete the task.
  • Maintain service vehicle in a clean & professional manner
  • Operates equipment, demonstrate and familiarise customers whennecessary.
  • Inspects used parts to determine imperfections or changes in dimensional requirements
  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments & repairs or replaces defective parts & components
  • Installs special functional and structural parts in devices &equipment.
  • Calibrate equipment using electronic aids and procedures and programmable controllers.
  • Troubleshoot and Inspect machine (mechanical, electrical and hydraulic components) to detect faults and malfunctions.
  • Perform a variety of specialized maintenance and repair work assigned such as –major overhauls of engine, hydraulic pumps & cylinders, rotary coupling, swing drive, torque hub and other mechanical components.
  • Perform first check and final inspection of machines in accordance with TMW guidelines.
  • Repair electrical components such as starter motors, alternators, and various controllers used on the AWP’s.
  • Test and perform pressure setting procedures of function pump, control valves, charge & pressure valves, Engine valve lash adjustment.
  • Use basic testing and measuring instruments such as JLG and Ezcal analyzer, multi meter, battery tester, and mechanical testing/adjusting tools to Test, analyze, calibrate and adjust equipment parameters.
  • Read and interpret basic hydraulic & electrical schematic and troubleshoot faults on various AWP’s.
  • Work individually and will lead a team in major repair and maintenance.
  • Flexible in responding to changes in schedules and scope of job required on all Manlift equipments.
  • Travel extensively as workload and schedule demands change, and respond to 24 hours emergency calls in an efficient and timely manner to effect immediate repairs.
  • Ability to install electrical components, cable, PCB’s and on board computer on various machines.
  • Knowledge to read & understand schematics
  • Proactive to learn new equipment systems and procedures of Manlift Fleet
  • Knowledge of electrical components and its functions.
  • Use appropriate tools
  • Testing and calibration of machines based on manufacturer specifications and settings.
  • Able to accept challenges, that need to be resolved .The challenges can range from figuring out/troubleshoot/restore the machine operating function in totality.

Details of more specific additional duties: (Including but not limited to :)

  • Applying approved methods of work & repair practices. Alternative methods will be considered after consultation. An example of approved procedures for the maintenance and repair of equipment is the “Service Work Order”.
  • All Technicians involved in “On site servicing” & “Breakdowns”, must adopt & use the approved procedure only. Examples of some of these procedures are; the correct use & completion of “Field Service Reports”, correct phone procedure, & the polite communication with clients at all times.
  • Any parts replaced must be recorded on the approved “service work order” or“Field service reports”.
  • All parts that are replaced under warranty must have the appropriate paperwork completed as soon as the part has been used. (Determination of warranty status can be obtained from the Workshop Manager).
  • All tools used must be operated in the manner for which they were designed; looked after and returned to their correct location at the end of the workingday.
  • All work practices must be safe. Applicable “Personal Protective Equipment”, such as Safety glasses & hearing protection, must be used at all times whereapplicable.

Physical Demands and Working Environment:

  • Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in a field environment and make repetitive hand movement, heights on ladders, to lift, carry, push and or pull moderate amount of weight, to operate/test the assigned equipment, communicate to exchange information.
  • Vision should see in the normal visual range with or without correction. Vision sufficient to read computer screens and on board digital controller screens and schematic drawings.
  • Hearing in the normal audio range with or without correction.

Function Key Competencies

  • Flexibility
  • Communication skills
  • Teamwork / Independence
  • Organisational skills - Problem Solving

Manlift Core Values

  • Safety - Enthusiasm & Drive
  • Responsiveness
  • Teamwork
  • Integrity
  • Sustainability


  • Diploma/Certificate in engineering. Preferred 3 -­ 5 years of increasingly responsible maintenance and repair experience in AWP’s or related equipment
  • Manufacturers training on AWP repair / maintenance/ Any other equipment related industrial training/ Experience & knowledge of diagnostic equipment, and procedures
  • Experience & knowledge of diagnostic equipment, and procedures.
  • Good knowledge of English, both written and spoken. Knowledge of an additional language is an asset.
  • Quick learner, eager to learn and develop.
  • Valid Qatar driving license.
  • IPAF certification.

Desired Knowledge:

  • Methods, terminology, tools and spare parts used in the maintenance and repair of AWP’s.
  • Occupational hazards and standard safety practice involved in AWP operation & maintenance