Waste Connections, Inc Mechanic in Barrie, Ontario

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Requisition Primary Location

Barrie, Ontario

Job Description

Waste Connections of Canada the leader in non-hazardous solid waste management in North America is looking for an experienced 310T Mechanic for our shop at our waste processing facility in Barrie, O N .

Position Summary:

Safety is key in our business and the mechanic plays a crucial role in maintaining both personal and vehicle safety. The Mechanic is responsible for maintaining Waste Connections of Canada (WCC) vehicles and equipment in safe working order. The Mechanic will work directly with the Maintenance Manager to ensure that all vehicles meet all government regulations and standards for safety as well as WCC safety standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs repairs and maintenance on heavy trucks and other vehicles or heavy equipment to maximize safe and productive operations.

  • Typical repairs include but are not limited to, routine maintenance and repairing engines chassis and body components, hydraulic cylinders, brake systems, suspension systems, cooling systems, wheels and tires.

  • Road tests vehicles to troubleshoot problems and/or test repairs to ensure proper and safe completion.

  • Inspects equipment and/or trucks for condition, operations, parts and fluid levels, differentials, final drives, pump drives, and hubs.

  • Reads and interprets vehicle condition reports, and/or repair orders, communicates with supervisor and driver for clarification of problems. May discuss preventative techniques with drivers to minimize future repairs.

  • Makes emergency road calls to make repairs on trucks that break down while driving a collection route.


  • Monday to Thursday 4:00 pm to 2:30 am

  • Friday 4:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Pay rate and benefits:

  • $32.17/hour

  • Full benefits

  • Bonuses

  • Sign in bonus

  • Tool allowance

  • Boots and uniforms

  • Growth opportunities

  • Family oriented company

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • 310T Licence

  • 2 years of verifiable Diesel Truck/Heavy Equipment experience

  • Solid knowledge of air brakes and Hydraulics repair

  • ASE certification or ability to obtain same.

  • Computer diagnostic experience would be an asset.

  • Availability to do shift work as per business needs

  • Position requires that you have your own tools.

  • Electrical

  • Diagnostic work on Mack, ABS, Allison, Heil

  • A and B Services

  • Brakes

Auto Cars experience great but not critical

Waste experience great but not critical

Safety number one priority mentality is a must!!!

What’s In It for You?

You will be joining a team environment and colleagues who embrace a “work hard, play harder” culture. Our compensation package is competitive, and comes with excellent benefits. You’ll also be associating yourself with a company that likes to lead by example, through a strong presence in our local communities, charitable giving, sustainability initiatives and more.

Waste Connections of Canada is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates who require accommodations throughout the recruitment process should contact the Recruiting Department

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Who We Are

Waste Connections is an integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets. Our goal is to create an environment where self-directed, empowered employees strive to consistently fulfill our constituent commitments and seek to create positive impacts through interactions with customers, communities, and fellow employees.


Waste Connections is always working to protect the health of the communities we serve, and we are grateful for the hard work and dedication that you bring to your job every day. Working here means you are a safety-minded individual who is making important contributions on a daily basis that will make a positive impact on those around you. We appreciate that you are a person of integrity who takes pride in the work you do.

Our Opportunities


People who want to gain valuable professional experience will find that Waste Connections is a fantastic place to work. You’ll enjoy the opportunity for beneficial training and professional development opportunities that can help enhance your skills and lead the way to a more promising future.


Bring your passion to succeed and you’ll quickly discover that great opportunities are all around you. At Waste Connections, you’ll thrive if you are friendly, dedicated, and prefer a work hard/play hard culture that is focused on maintaining our reputation as the premier waste services company in the markets we serve.