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Dart Container Truck Maintenance Mechanic in North Aurora, Illinois

Truck Maintenance Mechanic

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Date: Sep 10, 2019


North Aurora, IL, US

Company: Dart Container

Responsible for preventative maintenance checks, service, and general maintenance and repair to company vehicles including semi-trucks, trailers, cars, pickups, and "yard trucks".

Day-to-Day Role:

  • Maintenance/repair activities include brake-systems, electrical systems, cooling systems, cab systems, engines, transmissions, air-conditioning systems and other components of vehicles

  • Change oil and other fluids, grease, inspect and perform other maintenance/repairs to ensure efficient operation of fleet vehicles

  • Responsible for road testing vehicles and performing diagnostic tests

  • Responsible for maintaining "work orders" and other logs in order to track vehicle history

  • Responsible for servicing and repairing trailers. Incumbent performs assorted repairs to include repairing air-brakes, air-system, electrical work and assorted body work

  • Responsible for maintenance and repair of tractor and trailer tires. Incumbent mounts and dismounts tires, repairs flats, performs alignments and balancing

Core Skills and Qualifications:

The ideal candidate must possess all of the following:

  • One year previous mechanical experience working with tractor/trailers

  • One year previous experience of semi-truck components and systems to include diesel engines, electrical systems and brakes

  • Mechanical aptitude to include familiarity with hand tools, power tools, welders, grinders, air and hydraulic jacks, tire repair equipment, etc.

  • Ability to provide own tools

  • Possess basic computer skills

  • Must be able to frequently lift (and/or carry) objects weighing approximately 75-100 pounds up to 400 feet (with aid of lifting partner)

  • Ability to occasionally push or pull objects up to 100 pounds when moving or using parts and tools

  • Ability to identify and distinguish colors when wiring and reading wiring schematics

  • Must be able to frequently communicate with others, as well as monitor equipment for malfunctions and defects

Preferred Skills and Qualifications:

  • Valid driver's license

  • Previous truck manufacturer's seminar or courses


Overview: As the manufacturer of Dart® and Solo® brand products, Dart Container is an industry leading single-use food and beverage packaging company. With 15,000 employees and 40+ locations worldwide, Dart offers more than 4,000 products used every day in restaurants, hospitals, schools and homes around the globe.

Benefits: Dart Container full-time employees enjoy great benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401(k) with company matching contributions, paid vacation, paid holidays, short-term disability, tuition assistance, product discounts and more.

If you experience difficulty applying online, you may call (800) 545-3278 Ext 3390 or email us at for assistance.

Dart Container is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all candidates for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this website or for the application process, you should call Dart at (800) 545-3278 Ext 3370 or email us at Relay calls can be made by dialing 711 or the relay number for your state.

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