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

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    Job Title: Garage Technician Level II

    Department: Dot Transportation, Inc (DTI),

    Location: Chicago (University Park), IL facility

    Schedule: To be determined



    · 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.



    · 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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