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Shop Laborer

Castaic, California

Chiquita Canyon Landfill, a Waste Connections company, is looking for a Shop Laborer to join the team in Castaic, CA!

Waste Connections has many stable opportunities for qualified and motivated individuals who want to be part of a dynamic organization. We provide competitive benefits and lots of room for individual growth as the company expands. Because we operate with a highly decentralized structure, we look for individuals who are energetic and have individual initiative and creativity. Join us and be a part of a winning team!

The pay will be $19.57/hour to start. We also offer great family benefits, a generous 401k match, paid vacation, etc.

The schedule will be Monday to Saturday most weeks (Monday to Friday sometimes) 5am-3pm with additional required overtime as needed.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintains a clean, safe work area in compliance with Corporate and OSHA standards.
  • Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures, documenting parts usage, and accounting for repair times.
  • Ability to effectively communicate needed repairs or tasks and work as a team.
  • Assist with daily preventative maintenance on equipment.
  • Keep shop clean, empty trash, sweep floors, and deep clean work areas as needed.
  • Keep tire storage area clean, organized.
  • Assist mechanics with other tasks as needed.

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 involves some exposure to physical risks such as moving mechanical parts which require following basic safety precautions.
  • The employee is exposed to outside weather, including frequent wet and/or humid conditions, as well as exposure to fumes and vibration. Noise level is usually moderate.


  • At least 1 year of mechanical experience.
  • The ability to stand outside throughout the shift
  • Ability and will to work in all weather conditions
  • Must pass drug screen and pre-employment background check.
  • Clean driving record

To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at Application information and additional instructions can be found once you select your position of interest.

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term & short term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future".

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

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