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Full-Time Journeymen Diesel Mechanic

  • Tri-State Disposal Inc
  • 05/30/21
  • Riverdale, IL
  • 60827
  • 34.42 + / Hourly
  • Full-Time
Tri-State Disposal Inc | Riverdale, IL

Tri-State Disposal Inc is a family owned and operated waste and recycling company providing service to Chicago and the south suburbs. We provide commercial and residential waste collection services, roll-off dumpster rentals, and waste tire disposal to 1,000s of local businesses and residents.

We are looking for an energetic individual that has skills required to meet the responsibilities of this position within our growing company.

We are seeking a knowledgeable, and hardworking individual to supervise and provide direct leadership for technicians, manage workflow, assigns tasks to our mechanics, repair and maintain diesel semi-trucks and heavy equipment in accordance with factory and industry standards. You will troubleshoot and diagnose issues individually and as a team, providing the highest level of quality repairs, and safety. The ideal candidate must be responsible, motivated, and have a minimum of 4 years of experience as a diesel technician, diesel mechanic, heavy equipment mechanic, or have experience with semi-truck mechanic background along with 2 years of supervising experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Oversees the day-today operations of employees in the maintenance shop.
Coordinates and supervises all maintenance work and repairs and monitors progress and quality.
Reviews, completes, or assigns repairs identified on Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports.
Performs repairs and preventive maintenance services on diesel trucks and heavy equipment.
Performs inspection, diagnosis, and repair of electrical, hydraulic, suspension, brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment.
Utilizes vehicle computer electronics systems to interpret failure modes to initiate or assign repairs.
Performs service calls for emergency breakdowns.
Conducts safety checks on vehicles.
Monitors inventory of replacement parts and restocks as needed.
Oversees personnel including coaching, training, evaluating employee performance, and conducting disciplinary action as needed.
Maintains a clean, safe work are in compliance with Corporate/OSHA Standards and performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.


Own a tool set capable of supporting a general heavy equipment fleet and internal combustion engine maintenance
Must be able to lift 50+ Lbs.
Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves, dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements often
Maintains a safe and clean work environment
Willingness to work overtime and some Saturdays
Valid CDL license in good standing
Verifiable references
This is a union position with full benefits

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