Posted 1 month ago

Mechanic- Equipment Services Division

Company: Village of Glen Ellyn
Category: Manufacturing/Skilled Trades

 Glen Ellyn

Type: Full Time

The Glen Ellyn Public Works is recruiting for a mechanic to be part of the team that oversees 200+ pieces of equipment from gas to diesel to electric and other alternative fuels that includes Public Works, Police, Fire Company, and GWA, among others. This opportunity could be for a Mechanic II or III, depending on the skillset the right candidate brings to the table. The ideal applicant will have extensive experience with medium and heavy-duty trucks, possession of EVT certification is preferred. A willingness to learn new equipment and techniques, along with a desire to be part of a collaborative environment is essential for a candidate to succeed in this role. Position reports to the Superintendent of the Equipment Services Division (ESD).
Salary range for a Mechanic II is $32.98 to $46.17 per hour and for a Mechanic III $34.64 to $48.50 per hour. Actual starting salary will be dependent upon qualifications. A comprehensive benefits package includes participation in the Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund (IMRF), health insurance including medical, dental, and vision coverage (also available to dependents), flexible spending account, and life insurance. The Village also offers paid vacation, personal leave, holidays and sick leave.

  • Perform general overhaul and repair work on gasoline, diesel, and alternative fuel vehicles that includes automobiles, trucks, tractors, police and fire apparatus, and other equipment overseen by the ESD.
  • Diagnose and repair highly technical electrical and electronic systems and components.
  • Install emergency equipment for emergency vehicles including on-board computers, GPS vehicle location systems, cellular modems, Wi-Fi, communication radios and antennas, emergency LED light bars and lighting, audio/video recording systems, electronic control systems, prisoner restraint systems, speed radar detection and traffic signal pre-emption.
  • Scan, diagnose and repair computerized electronic engine, electrical, transmission, and body control systems and components.
  • Diagnose, repair, and maintain hydraulic and air brake systems.
  • Maintain diesel emission control systems and related components.
  • Ability to weld, fabricate and assemble parts and equipment for Village vehicles and heavy equipment.
  • Inspect completed work for compliance with safety practices and requirements.
  • Basic to intermediate knowledge of computers and software, with an ability to learn fleet specific programs.