Job Information

Heidelberg Materials US, Inc. Mobile Equipment Mechanic in Thornton, Illinois

AutoReqId: 20184BR

Pay Class: Hourly

Hourly Pay Rate: 41.70

Department: Maintenance

Line of Business: Aggregates

Position Type: Full-Time

Job Posting:

Heidelberg Materials is seeking a Mobile Equipment Mechanic for our Thornton, Illinois facility located in 620 W 183rd. Street Thornton, IL 60476

Heidelberg Materials provides the materials to build our future. Our future is sustainable. Our future is digital. And it goes beyond cement, aggregates and ready-mixed concrete. Heidelberg Materials North America operates more than 450 locations with approximately 9,000 employees in the U.S. and Canada.

What You'll Get To Do

  • Ensure compliance with all health, safety, and environmental regulations, and with company policies and procedures.

  • Repair and maintenance functions consist of the following:

  • Will perform diesel and gasoline engine repairs.

  • Will diagnose and perform power train component repairs.

  • Ability to troubleshoot and perform hydraulic system repairs.

  • Must have a complete knowledge of truck air brake systems with the ability to diagnose and repair problems.

  • Ability to repair suspension and steering system.

  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair electrical systems.

  • Ability to perform specialized component repair such as hydraulic and mechanical drives.

  • Ability to make minor repairs including welding and cutting.

  • Ability to perform and track Scheduled Maintenance in accordance with Hanson’s PM Program.

  • Ability to perform road calls in a safe, fast and professional manner when necessary.

  • Must have knowledge of OSHA regulations and safety orders, including safety precautions on raised truck beds, brakes, mixer lockouts, etc.

  • Will maintain good housekeeping with the ability to keep company records and complete work orders on equipment.

  • Will perform other duties and assignments as required.

What We Are Looking For

  • Prefer high school diploma or general education degree (GED)

  • Must have a minimum of one year of experience repairing heavy equipment or vocational training

  • NYS Heavy Equipment Inspector’s License or ability to obtain

  • Must be able to write legibly to complete work orders and other required paperwork

  • Must be able to read and comprehend maintenance manuals

  • Must have basic hand and air tools required to repair heavy duty trucks.

  • 1 to 4 years of experience required.


Physical Requirements: sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, twisting, climbing, balancing, bending (bending at the waist, lifting above the waist and lifting below the waist), kneeling, reaching, grasping (use of both hands), squatting, repetitive motions, manipulative finger movements with both hands, use of wrists (flexing or rotating with both wrists), use of both feet, use of arms above and below shoulder, work extended periods of time in same position, perform duties in all climates i.e. weather, extreme temperatures, tolerate heights, lift and carry up to 75-100 lbs., work in confined spaces, capable of wearing respiratory and other personal protective equipment.

Heidelberg Materials is a drug free workplace

Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled