Western DuPage Chamber

Diesel Mechanic

Posted: 05/19/2021

A great opportunity for either an experienced or entry level diesel mechanic looking to gain experience. Shift is 12 pm - 8 pm with some flexibility. Full time year around work with overtime and full benefits, including paid time off, 401k, health, dental and vision insurance.

Duties -
- Repair and maintenance on vehicles and heavy equipment relative to the tree care industry
- Working in a shop setting with occasional road service calls
- Engines, brakes, alignment, electrical repairs, etc.
- Work with a team of mechanics in a dynamic industry and types of repair work
CDL Class A with air brakes desired, we will assist with acquiring your license if you do not have one.
Join a dynamic industry like arboriculture where you will work on different projects each day and grow your skills as a diesel mechanic.
Check out a full job description and apply through our website at https://kramertree.com/careers/ or email Roger Scott at rscott@kramertree.com

Position Summary
The main objectives of the Diesel Mechanic position is to carry out designated tasks as assigned by the Fleet Manager and or Shop Foreman. The Diesel Mechanic will report directly to the Fleet Manager and/or Shop Foreman and support all departments within the company by providing timely repairs and scheduled preventive maintenance of vehicles and equipment within the company. The Diesel Mechanic is expected to always maintain a positive image and adhere to our core values and Performance Triangle, which involves the balance of safe, productive and quality work practices.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Perform vehicle and equipment preventative maintenance and repair as directed by Fleet Manager and or Shop Foreman.
  • Perform field repairs and maintenance in varying weather and terrain conditions.
  • Ability to take direction and carry out assigned tasks to completion in a safe and timely manner.
  • Ability to work possible overtime, weekends, and nights in the event of storm work or heavy work load as determined by manager
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
  • Ability to diagnose and repair mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems.
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks effectively.
  • Ability to identify problems and work in conjunction with others to implement effective solutions.
  • Independent judgment - targeted towards the development of creative solutions and the ability to solve spontaneous problems and/or issues that may arise.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Work effectively under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish is preferred but not required.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
   Two (2) to five (5) years of truck and small engine experience.
    Provide your own tools
   Ability to pass pre-employment physical/ drug screen
    Valid Illinois drivers’ license in good standing required or ability to obtain upon hire, CDL preferred
•    Fabrication skills preferred.

Supervisor: Fleet Manager and/or Forman
Department: Fleet

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Western DuPage Chamber of Commerce
306 Main St.
West Chicago, IL 60185
Phone: 630-231-3003
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