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Maintenance Mechanic - 3rd shift starting at $25.75/hr. 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 : www.federalsignal.com.

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.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities



  • Review customer work order and pull available print, or standard work instructions to determine required assembly, components or any special options



  • 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.

  •     Complete an Annual Hazardous Waste Management Training Duties include:

  • Knowing which materials are hazardous waste.  

  • Add or remove hazardous waste into accumulation containers or tanks.

  • Transfer hazardous waste to or from accumulation points.

  • Respond to spills, fires or explosion of hazardous waste by Notification of Management        ONLY.

  • Sign necessary hazardous waste manifests if authorized by management.

  • Inspect hazardous waste accumulation areas.

  • Operate and work at central accumulation points.

  • Conduct task involving occupational exposure to hazardous waste.

  • Proper labeling, storage and handling of hazardous waste.

Position Requirements



  • High School Diploma or equivalent




  • 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.



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.