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Heavy Equipment Mechanic – 1st Shift

Magnum Steel

This is a Full-time position in Mount Vernon, IL posted June 10, 2021.

Company Description

Magnum Steel Works Inc. has been in business since 2005, growing from a 12,000 square foot facility into a brand new state-of-the-art facility over 128,000 square feet. We repair, rebuild and fabricate heavy equipment for use in the mining industries and others. We invest in technology with many brand new machines such as a Mag Boring Mill, Okuma Mill and Okuma Lathe.

Job Description


Responsible for diagnosing faults or malfunctions and determining needed equipment repairs.

Primary Responsibilities

  • 1. Inspect machines or heavy equipment to diagnose defects and determine required repairs.
  • Dismantle and reassemble heavy equipment using cranes, hoists and hand tools.
  • Ability to work on hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Clean, lubricate, and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment.
  • Ability to read torque specs and use torque wrenches.
  • Ability to perform most complex and unusual tasks of the craft without supervision.
  • Ability to perform work safely under hazardous conditions may be required.
  • Maintain and secure work tools.
  • Clean and maintain work area.
  • Turn off and lock out equipment when not in use.
  • Ability to effectively train new associates


Prior experience working on heavy equipment, such as coal mining equipment, backhoes, farm machinery, bulldozers, etc.

Basic Reading, Writing, And Arithmetic Skills Required.

Ability to read and interpret diagrams, blueprints and assembly prints.

Ability to stand for up to 5 hours at a time and lift up to 50 pounds required.

Additional Information

+Competitive pay commensurate with experience

+Great Benefit package

+Paid Vacations/Holidays


To Apply: Fax to 618-244-5191 or apply in person at 200 Shiloh Drive, Mt. Vernon, IL. Apply on-line at Candidates are subject to background check and drug testing.