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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Alvarado, Texas


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


  • Compensation

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

  • Healthcare

    Medical RX

  • Perks

    Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    Emergency Travel Assistance
    Prepaid Legal Plan
    Scholarship Program for Kids
    Employee Stock Purchase Plan
    Employee Relief Fund

  • Insurance

    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


Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Alvarado, Texas

Due to growth and expansion we are looking to add a Heavy Equipment Mechanic to our team in Alvarado, TX. In this position you will be doing preventative maintenance and minor repairs on our heavy equipment. You will be doing and overseeing the work on D8 dozers, excavators, front end loaders, smaller equipment, and yard trucks.

Ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic, strong diagnosis skills, and good computer skills.

Monday-Friday day shift with some occasional Saturday work

This is an hourly position and because of all the overtime you will make a minimum of $110,000 per year. A CAT certified Master Mechanic can easily make $145,000+ per year. We also offer family benefits, 401k, employee stock purchase plan, paid time off and holiday and many other perks.

Do not stop by or call or local office. Please apply online at or call Lance at 360-281-9919.

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

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