• Roselle, IL, USA
  • Hourly
  • Regular, Full Time

Automotive/Fleet Mechanic with Small Engine Experience preferred

We're looking for an automotive/fleet 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 support the company mechanics and equipment technicians in the repair and annual maintenance of Clarke's service operation machines.

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.

This is a position with a fantastic opportunity for personal growth! Over the course of the first year or so, the mechanic will be trained to 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. Once trained, the mechanic will be expected to travel on occasion (15-25% of the year) to Clarke's other 15 service locations and customer offices to provide onsite troubleshooting and repair as needed.

Position will require use of own basic tools.  

Job Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Communicates with Customers, Mechanics, Sales, 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.
  • 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:


  • 2-3 years previous recent automotive mechanic experience
  • Previous small engine repair experience strongly preferred
  • Exceptional technical aptitude, organization skills and attention to detail
  • Practical knowledge of electronics, must be able to operate a digital multi meter
  • Creative ability to assist with fabricating improvements to equipment design and think "outside the box"
  • Excellent phone manner and customer service skills
  • Moderate computer skills including a proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications
  • Capability to occasionally lift up to 75 pounds and good physical dexterity
  • Communicate effectively in English in both written and verbal forms
  • Valid Driver's License with an excellent driving record
  • Ability to travel on short notice to meet the needs of the business (after about a year of on the job training)
  • Associates degree in related field (trade/vocational training) preferred or equivalent combination of education and work experience preferred
  • 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

Interested candidates should visit Clarke's website, click on careers and submit resume online.

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