Republic Services Diesel Mechanic - Maintenance Technician in Chicago, Illinois

Requisition ID: 27863BR
Job Title: Diesel Mechanic - Maintenance Technician
Division: 4710: AWS - Chicago
Location: 17207: Chicago-2608 S Damen Ave
City: Chicago
State: IL
Position Type: Full-Time
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary:
Republic Services is looking for ambitious, capable and skilled technicians to join our network of over 32,000 employees serving 14 million customers and over 2,700 communities across the United States. With direct supervision from a Lead Technician, Maintenance Supervisor or Maintenance Manager, a PM Technician performs preventive maintenance on diesel and non-diesel equipment and trucks. This position requires basic knowledge of vehicle systems to perform routine maintenance and repair.

Enjoy the benefits of working on a single fleet with state-of-the-art equipment, supporting our drivers as they run their routes and servicing some of the most technically advanced vehicles on the road.
• Tackle a new challenge every day 

• Maintain and repair highly intricate and powerful machinery 

• Receive training on new technologies and equipment
• Work a regular shift in a stable industry
• Be recognized for exceptional performance
• Serve your community and your customers
• Follow strong career paths for professional growth
• Enjoy competitive wages and benefits
Join us and help make a positive impact on your community, your environment and your world.

Principal Responsibilities:
• Maintains a basic knowledge of a vehicle's mechanical and electrical systems to perform basic preventive maintenance and some repair functions. Areas of equipment maintenance may include:

o Vehicle PM inspections and adjustments;

o Oil changes and fluids replenishment;

o Adjustments and light repairs including tire changes; and
Basic electrical work, such as light changes

• Conducts visual inspections to identify potential equipment issues and identify the sources of malfunctions using a variety of tools.

• Completes applicable Company training programs.

• Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required by personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

Qualifications:
• At least 1 year of experience in a maintenance role that includes supervised training on heavy transportation vehicles, aircrafts or ships by a certified technician or completion or a certified diesel maintenance program.

• Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification T8 PM is a plus but not required

EEO Statement:
Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.