Foremost Truck and Trailer
  • Full Time
  • Immediately
  • 1410 N. Woodcock, Macon, IL 62544
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Diesel Mechanic

Diesel Mechanic

  • Competitive Wages
  • Diesel Mechanic

Company Description

Foremost Truck & Trailer Specialist, Inc. provides diesel repair, scheduled maintenance and tractor-trailer repairs to customers though Central IL including Macon, Decatur, Moweaqua, Mt. Zion and all surrounding areas. The Company was founded in 1995 and offers a wide array of services including commercial, fleet, personal, and farm vehicle. We are a family-owned business located in Macon, IL.

Position Overview

Foremost Truck & Trailer is looking for a hard-working individual for our Macon, IL shop. The main responsibility for this position will be to inspect, maintain, diagnose, and repair diesel vehicles. The ideal candidate will have engine, electric, hydraulic, and brake experience. Typical work involves electrical and lighting repairs, brake work, external engine components, AC systems, repairs to trailer, body components, and chassis/suspension work.

Position Expectations and Duties:

  • Must have valid Drivers License. CDL is a plus.
  • Promotes safe workplace, identifying job hazards, and observing for oneself and others.
  • Shows up on time and ready to complete work.
  • Follows directions of manager / lead / superintendent and clarifies responsibilities if needed.

Respects Self, Co-workers, Managers, Company, Other Contractors, And Clients.

  • Takes care of company owned or rented tools returning in like manor.
  • Adaptable in methods used to complete task.
  • Willing to go the extra mile for the team.
  • Motivated to learn new skills and trades.
  • Communicate effectively both written and verbal.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Performs a variety of duties including completing Planned Maintenance (PMs).
  • Work outside in various weather conditions
  • Gather correct tools needed to perform the repair.
  • Understands schematics and equipment servicing manuals.
  • Ability to perform physically demanding work for 8+ hours a day
  • Bending, twisting, lifting up to 50lbs
  • Prolonged standing, walking
  • Additional duties as assigned
  • Must be able to fulfill essential job function in a consistent state of alertness and safe manner.
  • Sweep shop floor and cleaning up when needed.


Technical degree or 2 or more years mechanical experience

  • Prefer 3-4+ years
  • Ability to provide your own tools

Basic Computer Skills Required

  • Strong oral and written communication skills as well as the ability to read technical manuals
  •  Health and Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Vision, Dental, Illness and Injury Insurance
  • 401K

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1410 N. Woodcock Macon, IL 62544