Mervis Recycling, Decatur, IL
Posted 9 months ago
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Mechanic – Decatur IL



Responsible for maintenance of Hydraulic Cranes, some OTR trucks, roll off containers, electrical systems on all mobile equipment used in the scrap metal recycling yard.  Class B CDL is a plus.



  • Diagnosing, repairing engines, hydraulic systems, electrical, brakes, routine maintenance.
  • Replace parts and components when necessary to rebuild units at regular intervals.
  • Weld parts as necessary
  • Operate the machine’s controls in order to perform the designated task within the machine’s capabilities
  • Recognize the machine’s limitations in order to work safely in a large variety of job situations
  • Recognize operational control problems and coordinate their repair with outside vendors.
  • Train and assist the operators in the routine care of the machines
  • Test equipment to check operation



  • Ability to work safely alone in highly congested areas
  • The ability to use hand tools and trade type tools
  • The strength and dexterity to lift and move 50-75 pounds manually in the maintenance of equipment
  • The agility and flexibility to climb on the various machine areas to grease and clean the machine components



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