Mi-Jack Products is currently seeking Heavy equipment Mechanics for the Chicago land area!This individual will be responsible for performing preventative maintenance and repairs on intermodal heavy equipment in an outdoor environment.Essential Functions:Read electrical and hydraulic schematics.Repair and maintain heavy equipment.Performs troubleshooting and repair of systems and components, as required.Maintains accurate records, as required.Perform detailed equipment inspections and preventative maintenance following OEM specifications.Responds to any customer related equipment requests.Additional Responsibilities:Follow all company and Railroad safety policies.Required to respond to after hour call outs.Must be willing to work any shift.Perform maintenance on support equipment such as forklifts, man lifts, etc. Experience/Training/Education:Required: 5 + years of experience with troubleshooting, repairing and maintaining heavy equipment, candidates must have their own basic tools, ability to read electrical and hydraulic schematics, comfortable working at elevated heights of up to 100 feet, basic computer skillsDesired: Strong troubleshooting abilitiesKnowledge/Skills/Abilities:Requires knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic and electrical assemblies and testing experience; Requires an eye for detail. Ability to recognize all colors in a normal spectrum; basic knowledge of SPC fundamentals;thorough knowledge and understanding of applicable operating and documentation procedures and material flow. Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office products and other data systems; Ability to meet deadlines; to understand and follow written and verbal instructions; Ability to understand and follow posted work rules and procedures; ability to accept constructive criticism; ability to prioritize, organize, solve problems, and complete tasks independently; ability to communicate effectively and work cooperatively with subordinates, members of management, vendors, and other employees.Physical and Environmental Elements:This is a production classification and employees work on site in an outdoor environment with exposure to noise and machinery. Accurate hand/eye coordination is required. Finger dexterity is required, as well as hand strength, with the ability to grasp, lift, push and pull. Work involves considerable standing, stooping, bending, or sitting for long periods of time. Work requires working at elevated heights of up to 100 feet. May lift parts weighing up to 50 pounds.Special Requirements/Certification:Applicants will be required to pass a physical, drug screen, and obtain an E-Rail security clearance badge.
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