FULL TIME HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANIC JOB IN DUPAGE COUNTY
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DuPage County Government seeks a Full Time Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Diagnose, adjust, repair and overhaul a wide variety of automotive and heavy equipment
Repair and maintain light duty trucks, heavy duty trucks, snow and ice removal equipment, tractors, street sweepers, trailers and other heavy construction equipment
Diagnose, repair and overhaul diesel and gasoline engines, transmissions, differentials, hydraulic systems, steering and suspension, electrical and HVAC systems
Perform welding and fabricating tasks as needed
Perform preventative maintenance checks and repairs of County vehicles, road testing vehicles for proper operating levels, and diagnosing drivability and emission systems
Respond to roadway service calls for broken down equipment and vehicles
Clean and maintain the workshop, pick up parts, and record vehicle maintenance history
Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to operate tools and equipment, reach with hands and arms, crouch or stoop, and lift and carry up to 80 lbs.
The work environment for this position frequently includes working near moving mechanical parts, with hazardous materials, with fumes or airborne particles, in cramped or confined spaces, and occasionally in extreme outside weather conditions
Employees in this class are required to be on call for emergency situations and seasonal snow removal, which means being capable of working in excess of forty (40) hours per week
Requirements include the following experience or equivalent combination of training and experience:
Four (4) years of experience in repairing automotive and heavy equipment at the level of a skilled mechanic
The selected candidate will be required to obtain a Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with an air brakes endorsement within ninety (90) days of employment
This position is subject to drug and alcohol testing requirements of the United States Department of Transportation - Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 1991.
This position is included in the Bargaining Unit of the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 150 and will be required to pay a fair share to the Union.
A post offer physical is required.
A pre-employment background check is required.
Hiring Salary Range: $51,500 annually
Schedule: Full Time, Business Hours are Monday- Friday, 6:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. with overtime as needed, to include evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays.