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Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Decatur, Illinois - Posted on October 23, 2019
Published By Gayle Grider

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Job Description

Trillium Staffing is seeking a Heavy Equipment Mechanic in the Decatur area for a temp-to-hire opportunity. This position is Monday-Friday 7:00am-4:00pm with possible Saturday overtime. Starting pay is $20/hour and will go up with experience. Must have resume showing work experience.

Heavy Equipment Mechanic requires the employee to make major repairs on trucks, trailers and heavy equipment used in the processing and transport of scrap metals. Employee must be physically able to lift or move up to 100 pounds. Must also be able to climb onto and sometimes into heavy machinery. We are looking for someone with the ability and willingness to follow directions and work together with other employees as a team.

• Diagnose and make routine repairs and service for trucks, trailers, and heavy equipment.
• Replace parts and components when necessary to rebuild units at regular intervals.
• Weld parts as necessary
• Operate the machine’s controls in order to perform the designated task within the machine’s capabilities
• Recognize the machine’s limitations in order to work safely in a large variety of job situations
• Recognize operational control problems and coordinate their repair with outside vendors.
• Train and assist the operators in the routine care of the machines
• Schedule equipment for and perform preventive maintenance on trucks and equipment, coordinating these activities with the yard operations manager
• Test equipment to check operation

If you’re interested in this Heavy Equipment Mechanic opportunity, please apply today!


• Ability to diagnose and make major repairs on trucks, trailers and heavy equipment
• Ability to work safely alone in highly congested areas
• Ability to use hand tools and trade type tools
• Strength and dexterity to lift and move 50-100 pounds manually in the maintenance of equipment
• Agility and flexibility to climb on the various machine areas to grease and clean the machine components
• Ability to pass pre-employment screenings

Trillium has been recruiting and placing professionals for over 30 years. From Fortune 100 companies to small businesses, our philosophy remains the same: to achieve excellence by providing quality employees and an uncompromising level of service. We believe in honesty, integrity, and a simple philosophy of providing value to our customers and our employees. We strive to be unsurpassed in the recruitment and placement of quality and skilled professionals. Trillium is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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