Estes Express Lines Diesel Power Mechanic in McCook, Illinois

10469BR

Posting Title:

Diesel Power Mechanic

Estes Facility:

McCook IL

Job Summary:

ESTES IS HAVING AN ON-SITE HIRING EVENT

Friday, August 10th 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM & Saturday, August 11th 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Located at the Holiday Inn & Suites - Bolingbrook

205 Remington Blvd

Bolingbrook, IL 60440

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  • Responsible for repairs and required preventive maintenance of diesel engines, trucks and/or forklifts

  • Inspect, trouble shoot, diagnose and perform maintenance on equipment

  • Perform safety inspections of equipment and prepare safety documents required by Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), company and any other Federal, State or Local regulations

  • Interpret work orders and technical manuals

  • Repair or replace defective parts, components or systems

  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and ensure the work meets manufacturer’s specifications and legislated regulations

  • Regular attendance is required

  • This is not an all-inclusive list of job requirements and/or duties and may not contain all mental and physical capabilities necessary to perform the job at all times due to circumstances. Operational, safety and other needs may require the employee to perform any and all other duties as assigned. Employees are expected, and must be able to perform all such duties and tasks

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or General Educational Degree (GED), or any combination of education, which would provide an equivalent background

  • 18 + years of age

  • Must have a minimum of one-year experience and/or completion of trade school; or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Must be able to use hand tools and test equipment

  • Must have own tools

  • Must know general repairs and PM criteria

  • Should have specific knowledge of heavy truck repairs in a commercial environment, including diesel engine system diagnostics to ensure equipment is operating appropriately

  • Must possess the ability to keep up with changing technology and updates

  • Possess mechanical ability and interest of engines, electronics and precision equipment

  • Must possess the strength and stamina required to work with heavy equipment and work in awkward positions

  • Physical activities include: walking, lifting, twisting, turning, climbing a ladder, etc.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license; CDL is a plus although not required

  • Must have an acceptable MVR

  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication and listening skills

  • Should be self-starting and organized

  • Must possess a strong work ethic and good problem solving skills

  • Must be willing to work any shift, including nights and weekends in any weather condition; flexible work schedule

  • Must be able to comply with all company policies, rules, procedures and Code of Conduct

  • Must be able to interact well with others

  • Must be able to work independently, or in a team setting

  • Must be capable of working under tight time constraints in a high volume environment with multiple priorities

  • Must be able to lift approximately 70 lbs., or more if required by the essential functions of the job

  • Responds well to questions; Ability to read, interpret and comply with written information and documents such as safety rules, operations / procedure manuals and maintenance instructions with a high comprehension and concentration level to include the ability to meet deadlines

  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, random drug and/or alcohol tests, and will be subject to a criminal history background check

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

Auto req ID:

10469BR

State:

Illinois

Organization Level:

Field

Company:

Estes Express Lines

Job Category:

Installation-Maint-Repair

Employment Type:

Full-Time

City:

McCook

Equal Employment Opportunity:

EOE/Vets/Disabled