Kelly Services Mechanical Technician I - John Deere in Coal Valley, Illinois

Kelly Services currently has an opportunity for an ATPL Mechanical Technician with strong mechanical aptitude for an 18-month+ onsite position at John Deere, in Coal Valley, IL.

ATPL Mechanical Technician - Coal Valley, IL

Candidates must be local due to onsite evaluation test**

Duration : 18 Months Company : Contract opportunity at John Deere

Pay Range: $19 - $23/Hr

Specific Requirements: - Mechanical aptitude (Like a mechanic, or trade skills)

Monday-Friday, 40 hours/week


Major Purpose: Setup and perform wind tunnel tests using existing procedures or specific work instructions to collect performance or comparison data of individual test parts or systems.

Major Duties:

  • Sets up and performs wind tunnel lab tests to validate new product designs. Uses existing programs for data acquisition.

  • Installs standard instrumentation for testing and calibrates instrumentation as scheduled.

  • Compiles test reports in Excel and reviews results with ATPL Engineer.

  • Assists the ATPL Engineer with test improvement concept ideas and implementation.

  • Initially these duties will be with supervision.

Technical Skills & Knowledge:

  • Needs to be able to work safely. Familiarity with basic mechanic's tools, basic hand and power tools.

  • Basic knowledge of assembly and disassembly of fasteners, screws, hoses, and fittings.

  • Basic experience with computer applications such as Excel, Word, photo editors, and email.

  • Needs to be capable of creating, renaming, saving, copying, and transferring files.

Relevant Work Experiences:

  • Engineering experience. - Less than 1 year

  • Product design, test and/or analysis experience. - Less than 1 year

  • Experience with engineering tools, systems and databases. - Less than 1 year

  • Needs to be experienced with computer applications such as Excel, Word, photo editors, and email.

  • Needs to be capable of creating, renaming, saving, copying, and transferring files.

Education : High school diploma with 1-2 years hands-on experience in mechanics and assembly. Candidate needs to be reliable and teachable, with good communication skills.

Important information : This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office, not your local Kelly branch. Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. Please apply online or contact for immediate consideration. .

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