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Equipment Mechanic

Job in Joliet - Will County - IL Illinois - USA
Posted by RentalMax
Full Time position (Ref. #1081)
Listed on 2020-09-28
Job specializations:
  • Skilled Labor/Trades
    Mechanic, Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Equipment Mechanic
RentalMax, LLC

Department: Operations
Supervisor Title: Store Manager/Maintenance Manager
Direct Reports? No

Rental Max Core Values:
We CARE for each other and our customers
We work with PASSION, and our enthusiasm brings energy to our team and customers.
When faced with a tough situation we strive to DO THE RIGHT THING and work together to resolve the issue.
We NEVER SETTLE. When it comes to our work, we give our very best to exceed expectations.
We DELIVER on our promises, and come through when customers need us most.

About RentalMax:
Founded in 1997, RentalMax is the largest general equipment rental company in the Chicagoland area. We have eight (8) locations strategically positioned throughout the local market. Each location is staffed with experienced rental equipment experts and stocked with a huge selection of top-of-the-line equipment ready to help customer get their job done right. With multiple locations, customers can be sure we will have the equipment they need, when and where they need it.

RentalMax invests millions of dollars each year on our fleet to make sure customers have access to the latest professional-grade equipment and technology. Our customers have access to a huge selection of well-maintained quality equipment, at reasonable rates. Whether a contractor, an industrial business or a do-it-yourselfer, RentalMax has what customers need to complete their project on time and on budget.

At RentalMax, every job is critical to the team’s success. Our team of dedicated professionals works together to provide best-in-class service to our customers. Positive attitude, high character and enthusiasm are the foundational characteristics for success at RentalMax. If those qualities sound like you, we would like to talk with you!

Position Tasks & Activities:
•    Prepare accurate records on the maintenance, repair and fuel levels of equipment.
•    Maintain all decals, safety warnings and company ID stickers.
•    Inform supervisor of warranty situations before repair is begun.
•    Assist in training new mechanics, as requested by supervisor.
•    Inform supervisor of equipment failures. Report all safety violations.
•    Inform supervisor of needed parts.
•    Complete work orders for internal and external repairs.
•    Analyze equipment malfunctions.
•    Repair power and mechanical equipment.
•    Apply professional troubleshooting techniques to equipment repair.
•    Maintain an organized shop by returning tools and unused parts to the appropriate storage area.
•    Maintain a clean shop, especially personal working area, and keep floors swept and mopped. Assist in maintaining the company property.
•    Implement preventative maintenance program.
•    Maintain company vehicles.
•    Assist customer with pick-up and return of equipment, tools, trailers and towable equipment. Demonstrate safe towing procedures. Ensure all equipment is secured to customer vehicle properly.
•    Check and refill equipment fuel.
•    Clean, inspect, service and test equipment prior to tagging it “Ready to Rent.”
•    Attend update/tech classes.
•    Assist yard and delivery personnel as necessary.
•    Report safety violations to supervisor.
•    Adhere to all company policies, procedures, rules and regulations in written or verbal form.
•    Comply with government safety requirements and other regulations and security in store.
•    Attend department, store and safety meetings.
•    Perform other duties as requested.

Nature of the Work:
To maintain and repair all types of rental equipment. Electrical and welding knowledge is necessary. Request ordering of parts, tools and equipment as necessary. Must be courteous, professional and knowledgeable with customers in regard to safety procedures and rental equipment.

Working Conditions:
Must stand for long periods of time. Work will be outdoors and indoors with general warehouse conditions, in which some work areas may not be heated or air conditioned. This job requires interaction with co-workers and with the public. This position requires frequent lifting and a significant degree of walking, bending and transporting objects of various weights and dimensions. May have exposure to chemicals, including but not limited to gasoline, diesel fuel, propane, kerosene and cleaning solvents. Propane is an obvious hazard; hence a sense of smell is required.
Position Requirements
High School,   3 to 4 Years work experience
Education, Skills & Requirements:
•    Must possess knowledge in the mechanical field, plumbing and construction. Prior experience is a plus.
•    A high school diploma or equivalent GED is preferred but not required.
•    Vocational education or certification in preferred.
•    Must be able to lift approximately 70 lbs.
•    Must maintain a professional personal appearance.
•    Must use mathematics to solve problems.
•    Must speak English clearly and write legibly. Ability to speak another language is a plus.
•    Must pass company drug screen.
•    Must maintain an acceptable attendance record.
•    Must have a full range of motion and dexterity.
•    Must be able to apply principles of rational thinking to solve problems.
•    Must be able to provide, understand and complete instructions furnished in written, oral or scheduled form.
•    Maintain a cooperative working relationship with co-workers.
•    Must be able to maintain a high degree of patience.

This company is committed to equal employment opportunity. We will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis including, but not limited to: veteran status, race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, physical or mental disability and/or age.
Required Language Skills:
  • English - Very good
Contact Information
Contact Name: RentalMax
Contact Phone: 630.221.1133
Preferred method of contact: Email with CV via Application Box below.
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