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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

at Elite Logistic Services in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Job specifications

  • Troubleshoot, install, repair & maintain mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical components of equipment adhering to lockout tagout procedures and other safety guidelines.
  • Perform general facility repairs, including but not limited to building, grounds, lighting and plumbing.
  • Dismantle machinery to perform repairs, detect wear, misalignment and other problems. Reassemble machines, make all necessary adjustments and test operations
  • Replace broken or defective parts on equipment or facility as required
  • May prepare written specifications for major repairs or production of parts; make up bill of materials, select proper materials, tools and equipment and complete requisitions for same.
  • Prioritize equipment maintenance requests with Plant Manager. 
  • Identify, recommend and implement improvement to equipment
  • Manage preventive maintenance program, including recordkeeping and recommend scheduled maintenance
  • Establish and maintain relationships with outside maintenance and service vendors
  • Ensure quality of repairs performed

Minimum requirements

  • Two (2) years maintenance experience
  • Must have excellent mechanical and electrical troubleshooting skills, knowledge for use of mechanical/pneumatic tools, measuring equipment, automated systems, and forklifts
  • Some computer experience required *MS office preferred).

Desired qualifications

  • Two-year college or technical program or equivalent experience preferred
  • Knowledge of machine theory, electronics, hydraulics, pneumatics, pipefitting and machine design, Knowledge of both gas- and diesel-powered engines and drivetrain
  • Knowledge of machinery and support systems according to manufacturer's guidelines/specifications/ manuals
  • Ability to perform varied welding functions to include, stock, MiG, plasma cutter Understand different types of welding rod, wire / shielding gas
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Forklift certified
  • Ability to understand equipment and tool drawings
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Job Posting: 11659765

Posted On: Sep 24, 2021

Updated On: Sep 24, 2021