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Current Hours: Monday - Friday: 7:00am - 5:00pm Saturday: 7:00am - 12:00pm

Mechanic - Midwest Groundcovers - Virgil, IL

Full Time Year Around

To perform preventive maintenance and mechanical repairs primarily for rolling stock equipment at the Virgil facility, and meet the expectations of the internal customers. Support maintenance activities at all locations as needed.

Essential Responsibilities:
Preventive Maintenance: Responsible for record keeping, parts inventory, shop readiness, overall preventive maintenance and preventive care training, for rolling and other assigned equipment.
Equipment Repairs: Maintain equipment and systems knowledge and conduct equipment repairs
Fabricating: Create specialized tools and equipment to support the company goals for the Midwest Companies.
Responsible for determining and achieving individual goals, and working toward personal and professional growth, while supporting the department, company and industry.
Preferred Experience:
5 years of experience in the field
Knowledge & Skills Required:
Ability to set daily objectives based on preventive maintenance schedule and immediate repair needs
Ability to prioritize appropriately and communicate and compromise with internal customers
Strong organizational, communication and training skills
Excellent technical skills including but not limited to: light and heavy duty tractors, skid steers, 2 cycle and 4 cycle engines, basic electronics, welding, tire repair, document reading, snow plowing, knowledge of carborated systems
Proficient in basic computer skills – especially those relating to newer equipment
Valid Drivers' License – CDL is preferred
Desired Skills:
Ability to multi-task, work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines
Able to quickly learn and understand a wide variety of technical equipment
As necessary, be able to work 40+ hours per week, including Saturdays, and able to work unscheduled times to complete tasks timely with minimal interruption to the operation.
Be on call for after hour emergency repair of heaters, pumps, etc.
Strong commitment to customer service and teamwork
2 year technical degree preferred
About Midwest Groundcovers:

Join the Midwest team! We strive to attract and retain the best talent in our industry and consider our employees to be our most valuable asset. We offer full-time, full-time seasonal and part-time employment across many different types of positions and experience levels. Midwest has grown through dedication to customer service and we are continually seeking those who share that desire to join our team. Our past accomplishments and success in the Green Industry are a direct reflection of the quality of our employees – join us and help us to build the future!

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