Diesel Mechanic - 2nd shift

at Waste Connections in Marengo, Illinois, United States

Job Description

A Diesel Mechanic position is now open at Marengo, IL location!POSITION SUMMARY:Performs repairs and preventative maintenance on diesel trucks including front-end loader, roll off, rear load, trailers and other support vehicles. This is a 2nd shift position. Hours are 3 pm to 1-2 am Monday-Friday. Weekly overtime available. Some Saturday work required.REPRESENTATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES:The following responsibilities are general duties that a particular employee in this position may or may not be required to perform. The actual duties required of this position will vary.

+ Diagnoses mechanical problems on suspension, brake system, electrical system, and hydraulic system.

+ Performs repairs and maintenance on CNG, diesel and/or gasoline trucks including front-end loader, roll off, and rear load, plus other support vehicles. Repairs include, but are not limited to, hydraulic systems, brake systems, electrical systems, suspension systems, wheels, and tires.

+ Reads and interprets VCRs (vehicle condition reports) and/or repair orders.

+ Completes electronic repair orders in our maintenance program associated with repairing vehicles and documenting parts usage.

+ Makes emergency road calls to repair trucks.

+ Diagnoses mechanical problems using diagnostic software, technical manuals and expertise.

+ Follows all safety policies and procedures; participates in all required safety training and meetings.

Job Requirements:


+ Either (1) high school diploma or G.E.D. certification and 2 years of related truck or heavy equipment maintenance.

+ Valid driver license.


+ Trade school certificate

+ Certificate in electronic diagnostics

+ ASE certificate(s)

+ Welding and/or fabrication skills and/or experience


+ Knowledge of DOT, OSHA and other applicable health and safety standards.

+ Dependability – Shows up for work on time and adheres to the established work schedule.

+ Safety Orientation – Follows Groot Industries safety rules and procedures and sets an example for safe work behavior. Does not take inappropriate risks.

+ Troubleshooting – Diagnoses existing problems and predicts potential problems. Determines root causes of failures and chooses the best repair option.


The following environmental/atmospheric working conditions are commonly, but not always, associated with the performance of this position. The actual working conditions will vary.

+ Shop environment including, but not limited to, machines, tools, heavy equipment, chemicals, solvents, dust, and fumes.

+ Occasional exposure to extreme weather conditions and loud noises

+ Frequently lift / carry up to 50 pounds.

Waste Connections is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability or protected veteran status.
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Job Posting: JC239900603

Posted On: May 09, 2023

Updated On: Jul 19, 2023

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