Mervis Recycling, Danville, IL, Mervis Recycling, Decatur, IL
Posted 8 months ago
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Heavy Equipment Mechanic – Decatur and Danville



This job requires the employee to make major repairs on mobile Heavy Equipment. It is imperative that this employee has or willing to receive formal training with the proper certification or equivalent experience to be proficient at mechanical repairs. The mechanic must have the strength and agility to lift 40+ pounds and climb on to the vehicles for the purpose of diagnosis and repair.



• Complete equipment inspections, report repairs and assist in scheduling repairs.
• Operate service truck safely and efficiently.
• Assist in maintaining inventory or service kits, lubes, oils, and other supplies.
• Identify, diagnose, and perform mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical repairs.
• Disassemble and reassemble heavy equipment components on large equipment, such as cranes and other equipment used to process scrap metal.
• Maintain a clean and safe work area.
• Perform electrical 12v/24v, hydraulic, pneumatic, and mechanical repairs as well as preventative maintenance.
• Troubleshoot issues with diesel and gas engines.
• Troubleshoot issues with Aftertreatment systems.
• Ability to use Maintenance software for fault code diagnosing.
• Determine what parts and tools are necessary to make repairs.
• Complete shop paperwork in a timely manner.
• Maintain a clean and safe work area.
• Performing service, maintenance, repair, and overhaul in accordance with manufacturers’ recommendations.
• Ensuring that safety is the highest priority in the workplace.
• Performing equipment repairs in response to maintenance requests, in shop or in field locations
• Repairing heavy equipment, removing/replacing components.
• Using diagnostic procedures and test equipment to identify and correct equipment faults including but not limited to the ability to read a schematic.
• Performing scheduled maintenance on a variety of heavy equipment, forklifts, service trucks.
• Diagnosing mechanical problems and making repairs as necessary without supervision.
• Keeping accurate records of maintenance and repair work performed
• Operating heavy equipment to test repaired machinery.
• Be work ready with a positive attitude.




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