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Maintenance Mechanic -2nd shift at Vactor Manufacturing in Streator, Illinois

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE: FSS) provides products and services to protect people and our plant. Founded in 1901, Federal Signal is a leading global designer and manufacturer of products and total solutions that serve municipal, governmental, industrial and commercial customers. Headquartered in Oak Brook, IL, with manufacturing facilities worldwide, the Company operates two groups: Environmental Solutions and Safety and Security Systems. For more information on Federal Signal, visit :

The Company is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of, and will receive consideration for employment without regard to, race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category, characteristic, or trait under applicable law. If you require reasonable accommodation in the application process, call Human Resources at 630-954-2000. All other applications must be submitted online.

Vactor Mfg. Inc. is a leading manufacturer of municipal combination catch basin/sewer cleaning vacuum trucks and industrial vacuum loaders that clean up industrial waste or recover and recycle valuable raw materials. Vactor is located in Streator, IL and is a subsidiary of Federal Signal Corporation.

Summary of Position

Under direct supervision, this position is responsible for servicing all of the mechanical equipment that operates in Vactor Manufacturing, Inc.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Install, maintain, and repair fabrication, machining, welding, material handling, and assembly equipment.

  • Install and maintain 480, 220, and 100 branch electrical service.

  • Pipe fitting (gas, water, air, sprinkler system).

  • Maintain and repair the facility.

  • Maintain a clean, safe work area.

  • Must be willing to do emergency callout.

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a manufacturing plant maintenance position.

  • Thorough understanding of 480 wiring, pneumatics, hydraulics, and mechanics.

  • Knowledge of machinists' math, heating and air conditioning, welding, cutting.

  • Use of hand tools, PC, electrical testing equipment, sewer power rodder.

  • Must have valid driver's license.

  • Must be able to work at heights of 40 feet.

  • Must be able to work in confined spaces.

  • Must be able to read and understand hydraulic, electrical and mechanical blue prints.

  • Must pass an electrical test and a mechanical test.

  • Must have high school diploma or GED equivalent.


Benefits of Employment

In addition to excellent career growth opportunities, Federal Signal Corporation offers a wide array of benefits including: annual bonus potential, insurance (life, medical, dental, vision), paid holidays, paid vacation, 401(k) with matching contributions and tuition reimbursement. We provide our employees with a smoke-free, drug-free workplace.