• 30-Apr-2021 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Fleet Services
  • Edwardsville, IL, USA
  • Full Time

Utilitra has an exciting opportunity for a Shop Mechanic based in our Edwardsville office. If your skills and experience are a match for the position described below, we'd love to hear from you.

About Our Company

Utilitra is a woman-owned firm specializing in utility and technology solutions. We offer design, construction, and metering services to utilities, and supply businesses and municipalities with robust technology services through our team of IT professionals. Our ability to integrate distinct specialties gives customers the opportunity to work with a coordinated team for the design and maintenance of their infrastructure.

Utilitra has been recognized by the St. Louis Business Journal as a Best Places to Work finalist, one of St. Louis' 50 Fastest Growing Companies, and one of the Largest Women-Owned Businesses. We were also recognized by the St. Louis Post Dispatch as one of the area's Top Work Places.

About The Role

The successful candidate will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of company vehicles and equipment.

Summary of duties and responsibilities:

  • Service and repair company vehicles and equipment in a safe, quality and timely manner
    • Troubleshoot and identify necessary repairs
    • Install equipment
    • Perform typical maintenance services at scheduled intervals
  • Inspect vehicles and equipment and report issues to the Fleet Maintenance Department
  • Documentation
    • Complete work orders and maintain detailed notes about repairs and replacements
    • Look for and report tampering
    • Make note of repetitive issues that could trigger warranty coverage
    • Recommend installation changes that could reduce repairs needed over time
    • Complete and submit all required documents in an accurate and timely manner
    • Work proficiently in Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Keep work area clean and secure
  • Comply with federal and state vehicle requirements
  • Comply with company and federal safety rules, policies, and procedures
  • Maintain and establish cooperative working relationships
  • Speak effectively with customers and employees of the company
  • Serve as an example for other employees; foster a culture of respect, integrity and kindness
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements of the Role:

  • 1+ year diesel mechanic experience; electrical construction experience preferred
  • Ownership of repair tools
  • Experience with Smart Phones, tablets and laptops preferred
  • Experience with welding preferred
  • Class A valid CDL and clean driving record preferred
  • Must be comfortable working outdoors in extreme temperatures and conditions
  • Ability to work with minimal to no supervision and perform independent tasks based upon general direction

Physical Requirements of the role:

  • Ability to regularly lift 40 pounds and periodically lift up to 75 pounds
  • Ability to climb up into big rigs, crawl under vehicles, maneuver around equipment and vehicles to work on them
  • Ability to manipulate hands, arms and fingers to use hand tools and power tools
  • Ability to see in minimal light at times, differentiating color and texture to identify concerns

Company Benefits

  • Company-paid health insurance (dental, short-term and long-term disability, and life insurance are provided)
  • Zero deductibles
  • 100% 401k match (up to 5% of salary)
  • Paid holiday & vacation time
  • Educational assistance
  • Various discount programs

Utilitra is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We proudly extend consideration for employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, protected veteran status, or any other criteria protected by law.

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