Chicago- (University Park), IL Garage Technician Level II

US-IL-University Park
Job ID
2017-4184
Category (Portal Searching)
Garage

Overview

Job Title: Garage Technician Level II

Department: Dot Transportation, Inc (DTI),

Location: Chicago (University Park), IL facility

Schedule: To be determined

 

Supervision:

· DTI Leadership

· Executes work under direction or established procedures 85% of the time, works independently setting priorities and work schedule 15% of the time.

· Does not supervise others.

 

Primary Purpose:

Safe and efficient repair and maintenance of truck and trailer equipment.

 

Essential Duties:

· Maintains proficiency in the diagnosis and repair of all company equipment.

· Performs preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, repairs, and modifications on company equipment.

· Maintains proficiency in all aspects of preventative maintenance for company equipment.

· Tests, repairs, and/or replaces electrical and lighting systems.

· Repairs and overhauls brake systems.

· Repairs and inspects HVAC systems on tractors.

· Interacts with customers, vendors, and other employees regarding vehicle repairs and other shop business.

· Completes required paperwork including vehicle write-ups, work orders, and time cards.

· Assists in compiling and maintaining all documents necessary to comply with the requirements of local, state, and federal regulatory agencies.

· Applies lean tools and thinking to identify and eliminate waste

· Follows and applies standard work and work instructions

 

Working Conditions:

· Extensive standing and/or walking on concrete.

· Temperature extremes (summer and winter conditions) working in both indoor and occasionally outdoor weather conditions as required to maintain trucks and associated equipment.

· On-call rotation duty for emergency breakdowns.

 

Safety Responsibility:

 

This position assumes responsibility for the workplace safety of self and co-workers, and for the safety conditions of the work location.

Qualifications

Requirements:

· High School Diploma or general equivalency degree required.

· Must meet minimum requirements on pre-employment testing, including a physical.

· Must maintain a clean, safe work area in compliance with corporate and Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards.

· Must maintain awareness and compliance with all current local, state, and federal regulations such as all regulations governing the handling and disposal of hazardous waste.

· Must perform all work in accordance to requirements of the Environmental Protection Agency.

· Must meet Department of Transportation safety-sensitive position requirements.

· Must obtain brake inspection certification.

· Must have a minimum of 2 years truck maintenance experience or technical school graduate.

· Must obtain a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) within 6 months of acquiring position

· Welding skills preferred

· Ability to lift over 75 lbs. as needed and required.

· Sufficient vision and hearing necessary to operate powered equipment safely.

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