Morton Buildings Maintenance Technician in Morton, Illinois


  • Maintain a safe workplace and use safe practices for mechanical maintenance following all DOT and OSHA procedures - i.e., hazardous material handling, lock-out/tag-out, seatbelt use, etc.

  • Maintain the semi-tractor and trailer fleet to the mechanical and safety standards required by the manufacturer and the Department of Transportation

  • Maintain the manufacturing equipment to the mechanical and safety standards of the manufacturer, as well as the industry standards set by OSHA

  • Work with the Supervisor to provide well-maintained vehicles, equipment and machinery for the employees of Morton Buildings

  • Consistently serve the needs of the drivers and machine operators

  • Consult with the Supervisor concerning inventory levels of supplies and parts necessary to maintain the trucking fleet and machinery

  • Work as a team with other mechanics to help maintain standard operating procedures

  • Maintain constant awareness of safety, efficiency and profitability of the plant equipment, and display flexibility and creative-thinking capability to solve problems

  • Communicate clearly and frequently with the Supervisor and fellow employees who operate vehicles and equipment regarding maintenance requirements

  • Focus on customer service, with an emphasis on quality and timeliness

  • Adhere to processes that ensure costs are in line with services provided

  • Contribute to a positive, teamwork environment to support plant and corporate objectives

  • Maintain and record PM records on equipment in the plant

  • Technical college coursework completed in Diesel Mechanics or Mechanical/Industrial Engineering Technology or equivalent work experience as a mechanic and/or in industrial machine maintenance/repair

  • Mechanically diverse experience highly desired (hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, PLC)

  • Mechanical aptitude for repair and maintenance of equipment

  • Working knowledge of OSHA and DOT regulations

  • Self-motivated, willing and able to continuously improve in job performance and job development through obtaining necessary maintenance certifications

  • Dedication and enthusiasm to provide quality service in a timely manner to those requiring dependable vehicles and equipment

  • Active listening, learning and reading comprehension skills, and effective written and oral communication skills

  • Willing and able to take direction

  • Able to work on your feet as required

  • Able to lift 20 – 50 lbs frequently; 50 – 100 lbs occasionally

  • Able to pass a basic math test

  • Willing and able to pass a pre-placement physical and drug test

  • Reliable transportation to work every day

  • Willing and able to work year-round, regular overtime and off-hours, as needed

Benefits Include:

  • Excellent medical/dental/prescription coverage

  • Life Insurance

  • Paid holidays

  • Paid vacation

  • Paid sick time

  • 401k Opportunity

  • ESOP Retirement Program in which you become an owner of the company

JOB LOCATION: Opportunities are available at our various plants across the nation. (See our web site for specifics.) /Walk in applications can be filled out at our Plant between the hours of:/

/8:30 am – 11:30 am or from 1:00 pm – 4pm./

/Please visit our Plant at:/

Morton Buildings, Inc.

25 Erie Court

Morton, IL 61550-0399

/Please allow for 30 minutes to complete the application./

Morton Buildings, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace. All candidates offered employment will be subject to a pre-placement test which does include a physical and drug screen.