Journeyman Technician

at TransChicago Truck Group (view profile)
Location Elmhurst & Shorewood, IL, Illinois
Date Posted August 15, 2017
Category Heavy Duty Diesel Technician
Job Type Journeyman


Position Summary:  Diagnoses and repairs diesel equipment concerns by completing inspections and preventive maintenance requirements; correcting vehicle deficiencies; making adjustments and alignments; keeping records.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

·       Determines vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests; identifying worn and damaged parts.

·       Keeps equipment available for use by completing preventive maintenance schedules; installing component and part upgrades; controlling corrosion; completing winterization procedures.

·       Corrects vehicle deficiencies by removing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, assembling, disassembling, and replacing major assemblies, sub-assemblies, components, parts, or systems, such as, power and drive trains, electrical, air conditioning, fuel, emission, brake, steering, hydraulics; completes machine shop operations; making adjustments and alignments including bearing loads, gear tooth contact, valve mechanisms, governors, oil systems, control linkages, clutches, and traction units.

·       Verifies vehicle performance by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems.

·       Complies with federal and state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards.

·       Maintains vehicle appearance by cleaning, washing, and painting.

·       Maintains vehicle records by annotating services and repairs.

·       Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.

·       Contains costs by; evaluating service and parts options.

·       Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical and regulation publications.

·       Enhances maintenance department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.

·       Other duties as assigned.


Required (Equipment), Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Tooling, Supply Management, Mechanical Inspection Tools, Technical Understanding, Attention to Detail, Dependability, Thoroughness, Verbal Communication, Documentation Skills, Inventory Control, Job Knowledge


Education and/or required experience:

·       High School Diploma

·       1-3 years industry experience

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