The mechanic position performs inspections, maintenance, and repair of all vehicles, machinery, equipment, and tools used in the performance of environmental restoration and stewardship. Quality work must be completed with the goal of maximizing in-service time and controlling operating costs. The position primarily consists of work in the areas of automotive, and light and medium truck service, small engine repair, and heavy equipment service and repair.
Required knowledge and experience:
1 year previous experience in automotive, truck, diesel, small engine and power equipment service and repair is required. 2 or more years experience preferred.
A good knowledge and understanding of automotive and truck systems, including brake, steering, suspension, exhaust, emission, electrical and ignition systems.
A good knowledge and understanding of unleaded and diesel engines, their components, component function, troubleshooting and repair.
A good knowledge and understanding of power equipment and small engines, their components, component function, troubleshooting and repair.
A good knowledge and understanding of the safe and correct use of air and electric power tools is required.
A good knowledge and understanding of the safe and correct use of hand tools, test equipment, and lifting equipment common to automotive and equipment service and repair.
A good understanding of diagnostic procedures and methods. Ability to logically troubleshoot problems to find and correct the root cause.
Basic computer knowledge and typing ability is required.
Ability to read and write (English) legibly is required. Basic algebraic math skills are required.
A basic ability to drive a truck and trailer and operate machinery is required. Ability to obtain a Class A CLD is required.
Course work in automotive, small engine, and/or diesel service and repair is preferred
Flexible 40 - 50 hours/week, full benefits available
Great opportunity for a hard working self-starter to advance in a fast paced growing company.
Please contact Chris Krause at email@example.com or (815) 751-7667.
Restoration Technician I / Restoration Technician II (HIRING SPRING 2015)
Openings available for Restoration Technicians based in Romeoville, IL – with the option of either permanent or seasonal employment. The Tech I / Tech II position is a physically demanding job consisting of plant and seed installation, stewardship of natural areas and native landscapes, invasive brush and tree clearing, and prescribed fire. Hours are steady and seasonally variable, and may include weekends during peak times of the year. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and viable transportation to one of our reporting sites. Opportunities for advancement are available. Please contact Lucas Henkel at firstname.lastname@example.org or (815) 970-7071.
Internship - Restoration Technician
Openings available for a seasonal internship position. Restoration Tech interns receive invaluable on-the-job training within natural areas, native landscapes, and other ecologically important areas. The Restoration Tech internship consists of work in invasive plant control, stewardship, native seed/plant installation, and invasive tree/shrub clearing. Hours are steady and seasonally variable, and may include weekends during peak times of the year. Applicants must have a valid driver’s license and viable transportation to one of our reporting sites. This is a paid position. Please contact Karen Broadhurst at email@example.com or (815) 826-0839.