Waste Connections, Inc Maintenance Helper in St Petersburg, Florida

Job Title

Maintenance Helper

Employee Type


Requisition Primary Location

St Petersburg, Florida

Job Description

Waste Connections the leader in is looking for a Maintenance Helper for our processing facility in St. Petersburg, FL.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintenance of equipment

  • Welding of machine and equipment

  • Promotes continuous improvement of workplace safety and environmental practices.

  • Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

  • General maintenance of yard, including yard clean up and washing of equipment

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • 2 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

  • Welding experience is a must

  • Must possess excellent communications skills

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds.

  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.

  • Ability to operate small off-road equipment. Ability to operate other heavy equipment an asset but not required.

  • Knowledge of light equipment operation and maintenance.

  • Knowledge of basic vehicle inspection and maintenance including tire pressure, checking oil and water levels.

  • Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.

Must be able to pass all pre-employment checks - including, Criminal, Drug, Reference and Fit for Duty test.

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veterans)

Job Requirements:







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.