Apex Landscaping

Mechanic

The position is located in Lake Zurich.

We are looking for a Mechanic to join our team! You will be responsible for repairing various vehicles and transmission systems.

Responsibilities:

  • Repair automobiles, trucks, landscape equipment, and other motorized vehicles, including snow machinery.
  • Specialize in vehicle transmission systems
  • Perform routine vehicle maintenance
  • Use diagnostic tools to test vehicle components
  • Perform quality inspections before returning the vehicle to operations
  • Build and assemble machines or mechanical components according to requirements
  • Inspect machines, engines, transmissions, etc. and run diagnostic tests to discover functionality issues
  • Conduct repairs aiming for maximum reliability
  • Troubleshoot reported problems and resolve them in a timely manner
  • Perform thorough maintenance on machinery, equipment, and systems
  • Clean and apply lubricants to machinery components
  • Replenish fluids and parts of engines and machinery
  • Provide consultation on correct maintenance and preventative measures to machine or vehicle users
  • Undertake other duties as assigned (e.g., repair of hydraulic systems, painting vehicles, etc.)
  • Keep logs of work and report on issues

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience as a mechanic
  • Knowledge of shop equipment
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and troubleshooting skills
  • Deadline and detail-oriented
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven experience as Mechanic
  • Excellent knowledge of machinery and hydraulic, electrical, and other systems and their components
  • Aptitude in using various hand tools (screwdrivers, hammers, etc.) and precision measurement tools (e.g., calipers)
  • Ability to follow established procedures and practices and written instructions, blueprints, etc.
  • A strong commitment to all health and safety guidelines
  • Very good communication skills
  • A problem-solving ability
  • Very good physical strength and stamina
  • A high school diploma is preferred; Certification from a vocational school or completion of an apprenticeship is a definite plus
  • Valid certification (e.g., ASE) is preferred.