• Roselle, IL, USA
  • Regular, Full Time

We're looking for an experienced mechanic who is passionate about providing exceptional internal and external customer support with respect to the maintenance and repair of Clarke's mosquito and aquatics equipment!  

This position will be based out of Clarke's office in Roselle, IL and will be required to travel to meet the needs of the business as circumstances warrant. When not traveling, the Technician will support the company mechanics and equipment technicians in the repair and annual maintenance of Clarke's service operation machines and provide product improvement support to Clarke contracted manufacturing and assembly partners and vendors.

We're seeking an independent, self-motivated, detail oriented, and safety conscious individual with a passion for customer service and equipment maintenance, engineering and repair to join us in our mission to make communities around the world more livable, safe and comfortable.
The Mechanic will also provide technical customer support in the form of phone calls, troubleshooting, assessment, repair and engineering of Clarke manufactured gas and electric powered machines used in the mosquito control industry. Position will require use of own basic tools.   

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and repair various equipment including gasoline powered small engines, pumping systems, trailers, and light duty vehicles. 
  • Communicates with customers, Control Consultants, Mechanics, Customer Care and Operations Teams as appropriate to resolve equipment operation or malfunction.
  • Troubleshoots, identifies and repairs malfunctions.
  • Assists with engineering projects as requested.
  • Keeps accurate reports and logs of work performed and parts inventory via SalesForce application.
  • Actively seeks ways to improve the quality and efficiency of operations within department and throughout organization.  
  • Work remotely on company and customer equipment.
  • Participates in and engages in programs and work practices designed to foster and maintain effective team atmosphere.
  • Responsible for making sure safe work practices and procedures are followed at all times

Successful Candidate Must:

  • 1-3 years previous experience working in a fast paced service operation
  • Practical knowledge of low voltage electronics
  • Previous small engine repair experience strongly preferred  
  • Exceptional technical aptitude, organization skills and attention to detail
  • Creative ability to fabricate improvements to equipment design and think "outside the box"
  • Ability to travel on short notice to meet the needs of the business (travel requirements 50'75% of time)
  • Excellent phone manner and customer service skills
  • Moderate computer skills including a proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications
  • Proficiency in the development of documented equipment operating procedures
  • Capability to lift up to 50 pounds regularly and up to 75 pounds occasionally and good physical dexterity
  • Communicate effectively in English in both written and verbal forms
  • Have a valid Driver's License with an excellent driving record
  • Associates degree in related field (trade/vocational training) preferred or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Possess high school level math skills
  • Ability to effectively partner with cross functional teams to meet performance objectives and to support mission and vision of the Company
  • The desire to learn and go "above and beyond" are an absolute must!

We are Clarke, a privately-held global environmental products and services company. For almost 70 years, Clarke has been making communities around the world more livable, safe and comfortable by pioneering, developing and delivering environmentally responsible public health mosquito control and aquatic services. Our services help prevent disease, control nuisances and create healthy waterways. Our global customers include governments, commercial and residential groups, and international institutions such as UNICEF and U.S. AID.

Working at Clarke, you will have the opportunity to grow personally and professionally. You will learn from some of the most talented people in your field and make an impact on the world around us. With Clarke, you join an innovative and passionate team where people are the heart and soul of the organization, working together to create an environment where the employees thrive and nature flourishes.

We offer an outstanding compensation and benefits package (including medical, dental, life, disability, 401k, tuition reimbursement, discretionary bonus and profit sharing).

At Clarke, each individual can AND does make a difference. If you're looking for an opportunity to utilize your skills to impact the success and growth of a business...Clarke is the place!  

Clarke is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and a drug free workplace.

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