Equipment Mechanic I


Job Category : Fleet Services
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : IL
City : Libertyville
Salary and Benefits :

Duties Summary: Under general supervision performs a variety of semi-skilled work activities related to maintaining and repairing Village owned vehicles and auxiliary equipment.  Performs related duties as assigned. This position is a member of the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 150 Public Employees Division.

Distinguishing Characteristics: The Equipment Mechanic I is the first of a dual position job class with responsibility for performing maintenance and repair work on the Village’s vehicles and equipment.  This position does not have supervisory responsibility and reports to the Fleet Supervisor (Lead Mechanic).

Essential Duties:  Performs mechanical repair and maintenance of automobiles, trucks, tractors and equipment such as graders, scrapers, dozers, backhoes and street sweepers. Follows service manual guidelines and techniques.  Conducts inspections and documents repairs and services completed.  Performs preventative maintenance, diagnoses problems and operates various power and hand tools, which includes but is not limited to PC hand held scanners, air tools, electronic meters, wrenches and sockets.  Cleans vehicles and equipment.  Observes standard operating procedures and safety practices.  Attends training as necessary and assigned.  Actively promotes and supports the Village’s safety programs.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required.

Required Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge of: Basic mechanical maintenance techniques and processes; Operation of Village owned vehicles and equipment; Functions of hand, power, pneumatic and electronic tools; and Occupational hazards and safety precautions applicable to vehicle repair.

Skill in: Reading and following work orders, using hand, power, pneumatic and electronic tools; Diagnose and trouble shoot vehicle problems; Communicate orally and in writing; and Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Education and Experience: High school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of two (2) years of similar vehicle maintenance and repair experience.

Required Certifications, Licenses and Registrations:  Valid Class “A” Commercial Driver’s License and Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification preferred, but not required. 

Physical Tasks and Environmental Requirements:  There is frequent need to stand, sit, stoop, bend, work in confined spaces, lift heavy objects (up to 75 lbs.) and perform other similar actions during the course of the workday.  Employee accommodations for physical and mental disabilities will be considered on a case-by-case bases. 

Working Environment: Work is subject to performance under adverse environmental conditions, exposure to hazardous chemicals, electrical currents, noxious odors, gasses and fumes.  Work is performed in a fleet/equipment garage and field settings. 

Salary:  Salary range for this position is $50,960 – $81,467.  Actual starting salary will be dependent on qualifications. 

Resume and Application Due Date:  Resume and Application due to Human Resource Coordinator Eileen O’Donnell no later than June 29, 2018 at or 200 E. Cook Avenue, Libertyville, Illinois 60048.  


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