AES United States Mechanic in Indianapolis, Indiana

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Job Description


A high school diploma or GED with formal training or equivalent experience in the field of auto mechanics and construction equipment is required. Thorough knowledge of the equipment operation, diagnosis and repair to internal combustion engines, vehicle electrical systems, brake, suspension, torque converters, transmission, hydraulic, and other drive-train systems also is necessary. Fundamental ability in welding and oxygen/acetylene torch operation is required. Must pass EEI Cast test and the Physical Ability Test (PAT).

Must be willing to work on any shift and overtime as required. Must meet standards for and complete requirements for a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) as defined by the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986.

Other general qualifications such as physical fitness, attendance, punctuality, safety and performance records will be considered.


Diagnose, disassemble, rebuild, service, inspect, test, replace, operate, install, remove and fabricate components of all Company vehicles in the fleet including trailers and all power equipment driven by internal combustion engine and/or battery-powered motors.

Performs such duties as:

  1. Repair, maintain, inspect and troubleshoot: bucket trucks, digger derricks, cranes, easement machines, back hoes, skid loaders, excavators, fork trucks and various mobile equipment. Perform ANSI/OSHA/DOT inspections;

  2. Inspect, troubleshoot and repair mobile hydraulic systems, hoses, lines, cylinders, pumps, power take-offs, control valves, relief valves, holding valves, selector valves and various hydraulic components, including troubleshooting and repair of fiber optics;

  3. Repair, maintain, service and inspect all components pertaining to medium trucks, heavy duty trucks, light duty vehicles, including engine chassis, air brakes/ABS, steering, suspension and electrical systems. Repairs are made at the IPL garages, at other IPL facilities and on road calls;

  4. Repair and inspect numerous trailers, including over the road trailers and various equipment/specialty trailers;

  5. Operate various laptop diagnostic software and scan tools (i.e., Insight [Cummins], Service Maxx [Navistar], VCM II Rotunda [Ford], Bendix [brakes], Allison [transmissions], CADI [Altec diggers] and OBD Scan Tools;

  6. Repair and service transmissions, winches, clutches, differentials and other assemblies on medium-heavy and light duty trucks;

  7. Operate heavy and light duty hoists, mobile column lifts, various power tools, wrenches, gauges, grinding wheels, drill presses, hose crimpers, hydraulic press, welders, oxy-acetylene equipment, jacks, mobile lifts, tire changer, wheel balancer, and other test equipment;

  8. General body repair and fabrication to cab and bodies/beds of trucks and trailers;

  9. Electronic diagnostics and repair (e.g., ECM, FICM, RESCM TCM, ABS, SRS, SIR, Multiplexing and Telematics/TELOGIS);

  10. Keeping the work area in good order by observing the 5-S methodology and coordinating work with other employees for maximum safety, efficiency and reliability.

In addition to the primary duties listed above, the employee may be called upon to perform other work as circumstances require.

Must know and comply with all Company safety and health policies and procedures applicable to work performance.


Indoor work, Outdoor work as well as plant atmosphere of heat, dirt, noise and fumes

AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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