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Position – Mechanic

Diesel Mechanic
Tri-State Disposal Inc. | Riverdale, IL

We are seeking a knowledgeable, and hardworking individual to repair and maintain diesel semi-trucks and heavy equipment in accordance with factory and industry standards. You will troubleshoot and diagnose issues individually and as a team, providing the highest level of quality repairs, and safety. The ideal candidate must be responsible, motivated, and have experience as a diesel technician, diesel mechanic, heavy equipment mechanic, or have experience with semi-truck mechanic background.

This is a promotable position upon completion of union requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works under limited supervision and selects from written instructions and established procedures to accomplish assigned tasks.
  • Performs repairs and assigned preventive maintenance services.
  • Performs inspection, diagnosis, and repair of electrical, hydraulic, suspension, brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment.
  • Utilizes vehicle computer electronics systems to interpret failure modes to initiate or assign repairs.
  • Performs service calls for emergency breakdowns.
  • Conducts safety checks on vehicles.
  • Reviews, completes, or assigns repairs identified on Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports.
  • Maintains a clean, safe work are in compliance with Corporate/OSHA Standards and performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.


  • Own a tool set capable of supporting a general heavy equipment fleet and internal combustion engine maintenance.
  • Must be able to lift 50+ lbs.
  • Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves, dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements often.
  • Work under minimal supervision.
  • Maintains a safe and clean work environment.
  • Willingness to work overtime and some Saturdays.
  • Valid CDL license in good standing.
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