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PM Mechanic - 3rd Shift

Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Job Title

PM Mechanic - 3rd Shift

Primary Location

Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Employee Type

Employee

Job Description

Groot, a subsidiary of Waste Connections is currently searching for a safety conscious, third shift PM Diesel Technician position at our site in Elk Grove Village, IL

POSITION SUMMARY:

Performs repairs and preventative maintenance on diesel trucks including front-end loader, roll off, rear load, trailers and other support vehicles. 

REPRESENTATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES:

The following responsibilities are general duties that a particular employee in this position may or may not be required to perform. The actual duties required of this position will vary.

  • Diagnoses mechanical problems on suspension, brake system, electrical system, and hydraulic system.
  • Performs repairs and maintenance on CNG, diesel and/or gasoline trucks including front-end loader, roll off, and rear load, plus other support vehicles. Repairs include, but are not limited to, hydraulic systems, brake systems, electrical systems, suspension systems, wheels, and tires.
  • Reads and interprets VCRs (vehicle condition reports) and/or repair orders.
  • Completes electronic repair orders in our maintenance program associated with repairing vehicles and documenting parts usage.
  • Makes emergency road calls to repair trucks.
  • Diagnoses mechanical problems using diagnostic software, technical manuals and expertise.
  • Follows all safety policies and procedures; participates in all required safety training and meetings.

Job Requirements:

EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, CERTIFICATION:

Required:

  • Either (1) high school diploma or G.E.D. certification and 4 years of related truck or heavy equipment maintenance.
  • Valid driver license. Class B – CDL is preferred but not required.

Preferred:

  • Trade school certificate
  • Certificate in electronic diagnostics
  • ASE certificate(s)
  • Welding and/or fabrication skills and/or experience


OTHER KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of DOT, OSHA and other applicable health and safety standards.
  • Dependability – Shows up for work on time and adheres to the established work schedule.
  • Safety Orientation – Follows Groot Industries safety rules and procedures and sets an example for safe work behavior. Does not take inappropriate risks.
  • Troubleshooting – Diagnoses existing problems and predicts potential problems. Determines root causes of failures and chooses the best repair option.


ENVIRONMENTAL/ATMOSPHERIC WORKING CONDITIONS:


The following environmental/atmospheric working conditions are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position. The actual working conditions will vary.

  • Shop environment including, but not limited to, machines, tools, heavy equipment, chemicals, solvents, dust, and fumes.
  • Occasional exposure to extreme weather conditions and loud noises
  • Frequently lift / carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Schedule is 10 pm to 6:30 am

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