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Diesel Maintenance Mechanic

Location: Elgin, IL, United States
Date Posted: Jun 11, 2021
Category: Automotive Maintenance
Job ID: 71572

Job Description

Responsibilities

The Opportunity

 

Safety-Kleen Elgin, IL is looking for a Diesel Maintenance Mechanic to join their safety conscious team! This position will be responsible for conducting maintenance on our fleet of company vehicles, trucks, and heavy equipment.

 

Why work for Safety-Kleen? 

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Competitive wages, overtime opportunities and weekly pay structure;
  • Comprehensive health benefits coverage after 30 days of full-time employment;
  • Group 401K with company matching component;
  • Generous paid time off, company paid training and tuition reimbursement;
  • Positive and safe work environments;
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career.

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Ensures Health and Safety is the number one priority by complying with all safe work practices, policies, and processes and acting in a safe manner at all times;
  • Perform preventative maintenance tasks and inspections on company vehicles and equipment;
  • Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment, vehicles, and machinery;
  • Assist drivers with addressing outstanding vehicle issues;
  • Accurately record time, parts, and inspection checklists;
  • Move company equipment safely on yard as needed;
  • Ability to troubleshoot, diagnose and repair equipment and vehicles;
  • Disassemble, inspects and replace worn or broken parts.  Fit and adjust new or repaired parts;
  • Diagnose and repair engines, transmissions, clutches, electrical and pneumatic systems, gearboxes, hydraulics, cooling systems, exhaust, brakes, suspensions, lights, etc. on a variety of yard equipment, heavy duty trucks, trailers, and other equipment;
  • Safely operates gauges, forklifts, shunt truck, torches, grinders, and various hand and power tools;
  • Perform other duties and tasks as assigned from time to time by management and will be required by the needs of the Clean Harbors business.

 

What does it take to work for Safety-Kleen? 

  • 1+ years mechanic experience with heavy-duty trucks and equipment;
  • Previous welding experience is an asset (fabricating shields, attachments, brackets);
  • Must have own tools;
  • Valid driver’s license, clean MVR required;
  • Experience operating heavy equipment is an asset.       

Wondering what to expect in starting your career with Safety-Kleen?  Click Here to view a Day in the Life Video!


Safety-Kleen Systems, a Clean Harbors company, has a commitment to excellence deeply rooted in a strong sense of tradition. Our entire business model revolves around keeping North American businesses green. We generate more than $1.2 billion in annual revenue as a world-class environmental service organization and market leader in industrial hazardous waste management, parts-cleaning technology, and oil re-refining. We collect over 200 million gallons of used motor oil each year and we have the largest re-refinery capacity in North America allowing us to re-refine more than 150 million gallons each year.
 
Every day, we help our customers resolve their waste management needs and reduce their carbon footprint. PROTECTION. CHOICES. PEOPLEMAKE GREEN WORK. 

Join our safety focused team today!  To learn more about our company, and to apply online for this exciting opportunity, visit us at www.safety-kleen.com/careers.

Clean Harbors is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ancestry, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on the basis of any other federal, state/provincial or local protected class.

Safety-Kleen Systems, a Clean Harbors company, is a Military & Veteran friendly company.

 

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