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Diesel Mechanic/Maintenance Technician

Altamonte Springs, Florida

Overview

As a member of our elite team of mechanics, you will feel like you're a part of something bigger than yourself. Our team works together towards a common goal -- keeping our fleet on the road and in good working order and making sure our drivers get home safe every night. Do you have experience working on diesel trucks or heavy equipment? Would you love working in a very stable industry for a rapidly growing company? If the answer is yes, then you're who we're looking for.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Entry to Journeyman
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Success Profile

What do you need to be a successful Mechanic at Waste Connections? Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Safety Minded
  • Problem Solver
  • Responsible
  • Team Player
  • Mechanically Inclined
  • Efficient

Benefits/Perks

  • Compensation

    Competitive Wages
    Paid Vacation Time
    Wage Increases
    401(k) with Company Match

  • Healthcare

    Medical
    Dental
    Vision
    Medical RX

  • Perks

    Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    Emergency Travel Assistance
    Prepaid Legal Plan
    Scholarship Program for Kids

  • Insurance

    Life
    Short-term Disability
    Long-term Disability

Employee Quote

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Every day when I go home and I know that what I did is going to keep these drivers safe and get their job done, it just feels great.

Andrew Mechanic

Responsibilities

Diesel Mechanic/Maintenance Technician

Altamonte Springs, Florida

Job Title

Diesel Mechanic/Maintenance Technician

Primary Location

Altamonte Springs, Florida

Employee Type

Employee

Job Description

Waste Connections, Inc. has immediate openings for a high energyDiesel Mechanic/Maintenance Tech to join the team at our Orlando location. Previous waste experience would be a huge plusThis will be a Monday - Friday position working every other Saturday.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform repairs and assigned preventative maintenance services. Performs inspections, diagnosis, and repair of electrical, hydraulics, suspension, brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment.
  • Utilize vehicle computer electronic systems to interpret failure modes to initiate or assign repairs.
  • Complete 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.
  • Conducts safety checks on vehicles and equipment.
  • Performs service calls for emergency breakdowns.
  • Maintain a clean, safe work environment in compliance with corporate and OSHA standards.

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 trucks on the road. 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:

  • Valid Class B CDL with air brakes endorsement preferred or the ability to obtain in the future
  • Minimum 3 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
  • Must provide own personal tools. Welding/fabrication experience a huge plus!
  • Computer experience a Plus!
  • DPF Regeneration system on both CUMMINS and MACK trucks a plus.

Do not stop by or call our local office. 

Please apply online at www.wasteconnections.com

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

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