Career Opportunities

Standard Equipment Company has maintained a family-friendly environment throughout nearly 50 years of business growth.

Our employees demonstrate energy, professional pride, and a dedication to teamwork, and we’re proud to maintain an environment of mutual respect and cooperation. As a company, we encourage career development and creativity, and treat every employee with integrity and respect. We offer:

  • A competitive, performance-based pay structure and group benefits program.
  • A healthy and safe work environment.
  • A fast-paced, challenging setting that supports diversity and professional development
  • A focus on creating a work/life balance and offering wellness initiatives.
  • A commitment to Social Responsibility through fundraising and charitable work.
  • Employee support and retention efforts, like social events and educational reimbursement

To encourage diversity, equality, and maintain a workplace that is free from discrimination and harassment, we are an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage job applicants of all backgrounds and physical abilities to apply. We look for team members who:

  • Are goal-oriented, hardworking and confident
  • Work well in a team environment
  • Think independently and communicate effectively
  • Support our values of mutual respect and compassion

Current Opportunities


Established in 1969, Standard Equipment is the Northern Illinois Distributor for Elgin Sweeper, Vactor, Autocar and Envirosight. These brands represent the very best environmental solutions for our municipal and contract customers. Our recent growth has created opportunities for Technician candidates with the desire to challenge themselves, learn about Elgin/ Vactor/ Autocar equipment, and work as a team to keep our customers’ machines up and running. As our Technicians master their technical and customer-service skills, they advance to full Journeyman or Management/ Sales positions. For more information click HERE.

Used Equipment Manager

Standard Equipment has an exciting opportunity opening up for a Used Equipment Manager. This individual will play a crucial role in the acquisition of used equipment inventory for our Trademark Custom Rebuild Division. The Used Equipment Manager will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with suppliers and internal sales. This individual will use their experience and knowledge to maintain a dynamic inventory list. Successful tenure will result in promotional opportunities to higher management roles. For more information click HERE.

Inventory Analyst

Standard Equipment is looking for an Inventory Analyst to join their Parts Team. The Inventory Analyst will help to maintain proper inventory in the Parts Department by analyzing historical data and forecasting future sales. For more information click HERE.

Service Manager

Standard Equipment is seeking a Service Manager. The Service Manager will be the leader of the entire customer experience during service events. This person will hire, train and lead all Service Staff as appropriate. The Service Manager will consistently delight Standard Equipment customers with highly responsive service, going the extra mile to deliver all repairs on time and on estimate. Along with Service Staff, the Service Manager will lead scheduling of all customer repairs, including shop, road-call and contract maintenance in accordance with customer needs. Present professionally written estimates in 4C format to customers, carefully explaining repairs, timeliness and costs. Gain trust and work approvals from customers. Ensure appropriate periodic updates are made to customers. Work with Shop Foreman and Technicians to monitor progress of all work-in-progress. For more information click HERE.