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Materials Mechanic

Department: Ozinga Materials & Logistics
Location: Mokena, IL

Description of duties and responsibilities:

A Materials Mechanic is responsible for the maintenance of all equipment, including but not limited to the following machines:

  • Bulk trucks
  • Pnuematic and Heavy equipment

A preferred candidate will be experienced in the following:

  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance
  • Repair and replace damaged or worn parts in a timely manner to support deliveries
  • Dismantle and reassemble heavy equipment using hoists and various hand tools
  • Maintain and repair diesel and natural gas powered equipment and trucks, including raising equipment using hydraulic jacks or hoists
  • Operate and inspect machines or heavy equipment to diagnose any defects
  • Test equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper function and performance, and compliance with manufacturers' specifications
  • Adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment
  • Keep detailed records with time spent, materials used, and parts ordered
  • Diagnose any faults or malfunctions to determine required repairs, using engine diagnostic equipment such as computerized test equipment
  • Examine parts for damage or excessive wear 
  •  Consistently maintain all safety precautions, using all safety gear and protective equipment
  • Welding experience helpful
  • CDL not required, but a plus

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