Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Adecco USA

Job Description

Adecco Search, the direct hire division of Adecco Staffing, is currently recruiting qualified candidates for several direct hire Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanics with a CDL Class B Jobs in Greater Chicago for our client, a regional snow management company that is growing. The Diesel Mechanic position will work in the field repairing trucks and plows as needed, travelling to regional locations in the great Chicago area.  Candidates must have a Class B or higher License to be considered. We are seeking candidates that are experienced working in heavy duty trucks with knowledge of International, GMC, Mack, Cat, Case and Gehl preferred. You will perform repairs in the shop and in the field using your basic and advance maintenance functions such as PM's, Diagnostic, Troubleshooting, Brakes, Hydraulic repairs and Electrical are the "regular" duties amongst others as business needs.  This position will require working at times in inclement weather and snow events. Our client offers an excellent pay rate, benefits, and overtime.
Responsibilities for the Heavy-Duty Mechanic Job near Chicago, IL include:  

  • Diagnoses, rebuilds, and repairs heavy duty commercial vehicles and equipment.
  • Performs inspections and preventive maintenance of vehicles and equipment.
  • Prepares and maintains records and reports.
  • Performs work of considerable difficulty in the repair and maintenance of vehicles and equipment; performs related work as assigned.
  • Safety practices and procedures.
  • Paint and body work.
  • Mechanical design and fabrication.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in Heavy Equipment. Applicants with more experience paid premium hourly rate.
  • Electrical Systems, including computerized induction/ignition systems
  • Use of power and hand tools
  • Use of diagnostic equipment
  • Acetylene and electric arc welding
  • Operation of vehicles and equipment for diagnostic purposes
  • Work varying shifts, weekends and holidays
  • Diagnose problems and make repairs in the field on a 24-hour basis
  • Effectively handle lifting of various objects weighing up to 60 pounds
  • Work extended hours out of doors in a variety of weather conditions
  • Prepare and maintain records and reports
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, other agencies and the public
  • Follow written and verbal instructions, including manufacturers' service specifications
  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • CDL B with Air Brake Endorsement
  • Reliable transportation a must
  • If you meet the above qualifications and would like to apply for this position, please click APPLY NOW and upload your most current resume or you may email your resume to our recruiter, Madeleine Felion, at Madeleine.felion [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] . Please include Heavy Duty Mechanic on the subject line of any e-mail correspondence. Questions regarding this position can be addressed by emailing Madeleine. Thank you in advance for applying, however, only qualified candidates will be contacted. 
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