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Truck Mechanic

Catholic Cemeteries of Chicago
Chicago, IL
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES: Under the direction of the Manager, Fleet Services with respect to all cemetery automotive and truck equipment:

· Diagnose and correct mechanical defects using test instruments

· Disassemble, repair and reassemble gasoline and diesel engines, hydraulic, differential, transmission and electrical systems, fuel systems, suspension systems, clutches and brakes

· Repair and align front end components

· Repair and refinish bodies, including painting, metal fabrication, and welding

· Identify causative factors arising from improper and faulty operation of equipment and advise the supervisor accordingly

· Instruct equipment operators in the proper operation, care and maintenance of equipment

· Participate in fleet equipment analysis and replacement recommendations

· Maintain time, production, parts and maintenance records as required.

· Discharge related duties as assigned


  • Possession of or ability to obtain and maintain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and the ability to operate a vehicle with a GCWR of 26,000 or greater
  • Ability to work and exercise judgment independently.
  • Ability to maintain neat and accurate maintenance records as needed.
  • Ability to maintain a neat and orderly shop area and manage time effectively.
  • Ability to stand on concrete and potentially uneven surfaces, including frequent squatting, bending, kneeling, reaching and lifting up to 100 lbs. as necessary.
  • Ability to work under various weather conditions, including outdoors and indoors with grease, oil and other chemical substances as required.
  • Ability to fulfill the established hours of the position.
  • Ability to speak and write English and communicate effectively with supervisors and co-workers.
  • Knowledge in the proper use of all diagnostic and cemetery equipment.
  • Minimum High School Diploma or GED certificate, with specialized school and shop training in mechanical and automotive maintenance and repair.
  • Practicing Catholic with a Catholic educational background preferred.
  • At least five years of experience as an auto or truck mechanic, with the ability to read mechanical drawings and sketches.
  • Knowledge and ability to use the specialized tools necessary to repair and maintain a variety of older and newer vehicles and equipment.
  • ASE Certified in various automotive areas.
Company Description
At the Catholic Cemeteries of Chicago, we are deeply connected by our mission to be a living presence of God’s love in our midst. You will feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization as we strive to provide education, support and resources to assist families to make informed decisions about burial choices guided by spiritual beliefs and traditions. No matter your role, your work will make a positive impact in the lives of all who come to us in need by helping to ease the burdens and uncertainty of those who are grieving.
The Catholic Cemeteries of Chicago are the largest private cemetery system in the United States with 47 cemeteries throughout Cook and Lake Counties in Illinois and are looking for dedicated, talented and compassionate individuals to become part of our team.

Catholic Cemeteries of Chicago


1400 S WOLF RD

Chicago, IL