Lead Maintenance Tech Virden, IL

Posted: September 05, 2023

Company: Republic Services

Employer Type: Trash Disposal

Position Type: Full Time

Job Type: Service/Repair

Experience Level: Mid Level

Education Required: High School/GED



Salary Range: $65000-$75000


  • Maintains expert knowledge of, and advanced working proficiency in, the following vehicle components and systems, with the ability to perform complex repair maintenance functions, both on-site and on the road:o Chassis component repair and maintenance; Refuse bodies, including control, hydraulic and electrical systems
    o Air and hydraulic braking systems;
    o Engine repair and maintenance;o Suspension, drivetrain and steering systems; and
    o Heating and air conditioning systems.
    o Performs line maintenance welding and fabrication.
    o Provides direction to technicians assigned to his or her work group to ensure that all repair and maintenance work is performed in a safe, efficient and timely manner. May plan and schedule repair work to minimize lost productivity.
    o Inspects repairs done by a third party vendor to ensure all work has been properly completed in accordance with the Company's safety procedures and federal and state regulations; follows up when necessary.
    o Performs repair diagnostics on more complex matters.
    o Identifies the source of malfunctions using a variety of electronic tools.
    o Completes applicable Company training programs.
    o Handles Maintenance Supervisor responsibilities, as needed.
    o Acts as a mentor to technicians.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.

Desired Skills


  • Ability to perform inspections and repairs without supervision in some (not all required) of the following heavy truck, or automotive systems:o Suspensions, Steering, General Engine, Transmissions, Brakes, Electrical, Hydraulics, Drive Train, Diesel Emissions.
  • At least 3 years of experience in a role requiring compliance with OSHA Haz Com, OSHA Lock Out Tag Out, and all OSHA fire protection regulations is a plus but not required.
  • At least 1 year of supervisory or lead technician experience is a plus but not required.
  • ASE Heavy Truck Certifications (T1-T8) is a plus but not required.
  • Class B or higher Commercial Driver's License is a plus but not required
  • Valid Driver's License.


  • At least 3 years of experience as a technician working on heavy-duty trucks.

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