Waste Connections, Inc Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Vancouver, Washington

Job Title

Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Employee Type

Employee

Requisition Primary Location

Vancouver, Washington

Job Description

The Position:

We are looking to hire a experienced Heavy Equipment Diesel Mechanic to join the team in Vancouver, Washington. Previous waste experience would be a huge plus !

Hours are Monday Through Friday 3:00 Pm to 11:30 Pm. Competitive Wage!

Why you need to join us!

  • CULTURE: It’s a Great place to work! We work in an environment where empowered, self directed All-stars know what they do is important.

  • INTEGRITY: Our definition is “saying what you will do and then doing it!” We keep our promises to our customers and our employees.

Responsibilities include:

  • Performs repairs and assigned preventive maintenance services. Performs inspections, diagnosis and repair of electrical, hydraulic, suspension, brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment. Several pieces of yellow iron currently on site. (compactors, Dozers, excavators, mowing tractor, motor grader, Haul truck and a few pick up trucks)

  • Utilizes vehicle computer electronics systems to interpret failure modes to initiate or assign repairs.

  • Performs service calls for emergency breakdowns. Breakdowns may occur on the working face of the landfill.

  • Conducts safety checks on vehicles and equipment.

  • Completes required paperwork utilizing fleet maintenance software program associated with repairing vehicles, documenting parts usage, and accounting for repair times.

  • Reviews, completes or assigns repairs identified on Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports.

  • Performs maintenance related work as required.

  • Maintains a clean, safe work area in compliance with corporate and OSHA standards.

  • Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.

  • Ability to effectively communicate needed repairs or tasks.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:

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

  • Work environment may be indoors in a shop, or outdoors to repair equipment on the landfill. Usually well-lighted and ventilated. Sometimes necessary to work in awkward or tight positions and to handle greasy or dirty tools. These factors require following basic safety precautions.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum 1 year of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

  • Must provide own personal tools. Welding/fabrication experience a huge plus !

Apply today and Connect with Your Future!

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement.

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

Job Requirements:

Education:

Language:

Certification(s):

Competencies:

Responsibilities:

Skills:

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.

OUR PEOPLE MEAN EVERYTHING TO US

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

BUILD TALENT FROM WITHIN

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.

LET’S REALIZE YOUR GOALS TOGETHER

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.