Employment Opportunities

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Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative, an electric distribution cooperative located in Paxton, Illinois, is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time vehicle service technician. The vehicle service technician maintains, repairs, and services cooperative vehicles, and all support equipment performing all work in a safe manner.   Cooperative fleet includes cars, light to medium duty trucks and trailers, aerial man-lifts and derricks with gas and diesel engines, hydraulic systems, hydraulic tools, and small engine equipment. The technician also maintains, repairs and services cooperative buildings, including heating, air conditioning, mechanical and electrical equipment. We are very safety oriented due to the types of equipment.

Qualified candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent, plus technical school degree (in automotive and truck repair from an accredited institution) and a minimum of three years’ experience in a related training field. Qualified candidates should possess an effective working knowledge of hydraulics and heavy truck maintenance; the ability to read and understand schematic drawings, diagrams and instruction manuals; strong communication skills and a positive attitude.

The successful candidate must have (or obtain in 3 months) a CDL Class A driver’s permit and must pass the driving test within the first 90 days of employment. Pre-employment background check, physical and drug screen are required.

Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative offers a competitive salary with excellent benefits.   Please send resume to Human Resources, Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative, 330 W Ottawa, Paxton, Illinois 60957 or human.resources@eiec.coop. Deadline for applicants is June 6, 2018. Eastern Illini Electric Cooperative is an equal opportunity employer.