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Job description


  • Services client sewer cleaning and vacuum trucks and trailers and other machinery to ensure proper working conditions and safety in operation.
  • Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines, pumps, transmissions, vacuum systems, motors, pneumatic systems, hydraulic systems, electrical systems and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, hydraulic and electrical schematics, operations manuals, manufacturer’s instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.
  • Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.
  • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts, and making recommendations on replacement.
  • Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.
  • Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, flow meters, pressure gauges, electrical equipment levels, and straightedges.
  • Controls downtime by informing customers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.
  • Fabricates repair parts by using shop and equipment.
  • Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.
  • Provides mechanical maintenance and troubleshooting information by answering questions and requests.
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications; establishing personal networks, and completing factory training both in class and online.
  • Maintains continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.
  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


  • Clean machines and machine parts, using cleaning solvents, cloths, air guns, hoses, vacuums, or other equipment.
  • Collaborate with other workers to repair or move machines, machine parts, or equipment.
  • Collect and discard worn machine parts and other refuse in order to maintain machinery and work areas.
  • Dismantle machines and remove parts for repair, using hand tools, chain falls, jacks, cranes, or hoists.
  • Inspect or test damaged machine parts, and mark defective areas or advise supervisors of repair needs.
  • Install, replace, or change machine parts and attachments, according to production specifications.
  • Inventory and requisition machine parts, equipment, and other supplies so that stock can be maintained and replenished.
  • Lubricate or apply adhesives or other materials to machines, machine parts, or other equipment, according to specified procedures.
  • Measure, mix, prepare, and test chemical solutions used to clean or repair machinery and equipment.
  • Read work orders and specifications to determine machines and equipment requiring repair or maintenance.
  • Reassemble machines after the completion of repair or maintenance work.
  • Record production, repair, and machine maintenance information.
  • Remove hardened material from machines or machine parts, using abrasives, power and hand tools, jackhammers, sledgehammers, or other equipment.
  • Replace or repair metal, wood, leather, glass, or other linings in machines, or in equipment compartments or containers.
  • Replace, empty, or replenish machine and equipment containers such as gas tanks or boxes.

Set up and operate machines, and adjust controls to regulate operations.

  • Start machines and observe mechanical operation to determine efficiency and detect problems.
  • Transport machine parts, tools, equipment, and other material between work areas and storage, using cranes, hoists, or dollies.


  • 1-3 Years previous industrial equipment experience required
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Technical school education preferred
  • Class B CDL License with Tanker Endorsement Required (will train)
  • Chosen applicants may be asked to demonstrate ability and/or skill level

Location: Rochester, Illinois

Hours: M-F; 7:30-4:00pm
Hourly Pay, 40 hours per week
Overtime Available

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: From $27.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off


  • 8 hour shift
  • Overtime

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay


  • Industrial Equipment: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Driver’s License (Required)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No
About Coe Equipment
Coe Equipment, Inc., a small family-owned industrial equipment company in its 35th year, seeks long term, responsible, dedicated, and motivated individuals to fill an Industrial Truck and Equipment Mechanic Position position. Qualified applicants are self-motivated with a critical eye and a penchant for process improvement and accuracy in their work, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. Strong self-organization and computer proficiency are a must. Job may include time outside in the elements, and an ideal candidate would be open to expansion of this role to include other facets of the business. Opportunity for growth and movement exists.
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