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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Danville, Illinois - Posted on October 19, 2022
Published By Gayle Grider

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Now hiring a Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Danville!

Job Description

Trillium Staffing is now seeking a Heavy Equipment Mechanic for a local recycling company looking to add someone to their team.

This is a temp-to-hire position. Pay range $17-19/hr based on experience. Monday-Friday w/some Saturdays. 6am - 4pm. This job requires the employee to make major repairs on trucks, trailers and heavy equipment used in the processing and transport of scrap metals.  It is imperative to this position that the employee be physically able to lift or move up to 100 pounds.  It is part of the essential functions of the job that the maintenance mechanic will be able to climb onto and sometimes into heavy machinery. Welding experience is a plus.

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

If interested, please apply today!


-Must have their own tools and the ability to use hand tools and trade type tools
-Ability to lift and move 50-100 pounds manually in the maintenance of equipment
-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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