Truck Mechanic

Job Locations US-IL-Minooka
Posted Date 1 week ago(1/14/2022 3:45 PM)
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Fleet Maintenance



Ready for a game changing career?  It’s time you get the best pay and the best benefits package in the region right now! 


No experience?  No problem!  We have the experts that will train you to become an elite mechanic!  Have experience?  We have the power to push your career to the next level!


This Exciting Opportunity Features the Following Benefits:

  • Life Changing Pay – Our Top 10% of Mechanics Earned $98,495 & Overall the Average Salary was $73,672 this past year. We’ll help you earn your way to the top with bonuses & unlimited overtime!
  • Yearly Prime Inc. Stakeholder’s Bonus for all Employees
  • More Free Time – Make Top Tier Pay while Only Working a 3 or 4-Day Work Week!
  • Vacation & Sick Time
  • No Tools? We Provide Up to $1500 for you to Equip Yourself with the Tools of the Trade
  • The Power & Size of Prime Gives You Unlimited Advancement Opportunities
  • Unbeatable Health Insurance Benefits at Extremely Reasonable Rates
  • HSA Benefits
  • Dental & Vision Plans
  • Accident, Short Term Disability & Life Insurance Options
  • 401k Retirement Plans with up to a 5% Match from Prime Inc.
  • An Innovative Wellness Program that Pays You to be Healthy
  • We Provide Bibs, Steel Toed Boots, Coats, or Shirts Yearly with our Prime Apparel Program
  • Work in a Brand New, State of the Art Facility
  • Continued Education Opportunities Include: OEM Educational Options, HVAC Certification & College Tuition Reimbursement


Our mechanics work in the best shops, with the best equipment & are empowered to really make a difference.  Prime Inc. is the #1 refrigerated trucking company in America because we invest in our employees.  This is your chance to become part of the best team in trucking!


  • Diagnoses mechanical failures and repairs trucks and tractor components according to manuals, factory specifications, and knowledge of engine performances, using hand tools, power tools, and testing instruments.
  • Removes transmission and clutch using hoists, jacks and mechanics’ hand tools while following all safety protocols.
  • Inspects parts for damage and/or failure in order to make proper decisions on repair or replacement.
  • Some use of welding, cutting tools to repair, and/or modifying or adjusting parts is required.
  • Perform DOT inspections, including brake inspections and adjustments.
  • Inspect and repair advanced safety systems.
  • Applicant must be able to lift and carry 100lbs and push and pull 50lbs.
  • Must be able to read and understand wiring schematics.
  • Basic knowledge of Windows, Excel and general computer operation required.
  • Good customer service and communication skills necessary.
  • On-going training will be required, including HVAC certification.


Any combination of education, training, and experience providing the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:



Mechanical experience is a plus.



Must have a strong work history. Flexible schedule with the ability to work nights and weekends required. Candidate must be able to acquire own basic hand tools and toolbox by the end of the training period (approximately 60 to 90 days).


Experience, Education, and Training

High school diploma or general education degree (GED); one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Physical Requirements

This position requires constant standing, forward reaching and feeling; frequent head turning, bending, kneeling, stopping, squatting and pinching. Candidate must be able to lift and carry up to 100lbs and push and pull 50lbs. Steel toed footwear, and safety glasses are required in the shop.


Working Environment

Both indoor and outdoor working environment with exposure to varying weather conditions and chemical odors.



Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record.


Miscellaneous Requirements

Candidate must be able to pass a job specific post-offer physical prior to beginning employment with Prime, Inc.  


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