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Lube Tech

Colorado Springs, Colorado

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
    Employee Stock Purchase Plan
    Employee Relief Fund

  • 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

Lube Tech

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Job Title

Lube Tech

Primary Location

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Employee Type

Employee

Job Description

Waste Connections is looking for a safety conscience Diesel Lube Tech to join our GROWING team in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

PAY:

• This position pays $20 -$22 per hour depending on your experience - working 50-55 hours a week. Everything after 40 is paid overtime. 

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.  

What we do: We provide trash and disposal services to the local community. You, a vital piece of the team, would be responsible for the maintenance and upmost safety on our fleet of trucks. This includes duties such:

  • Perform assigned preventative maintenance services including oil and lube changes, replacement of lamps, bulbs, replace brake shoes, perform wheel seals and many more minor repairs.
  • Inspect electrical, hydraulics, suspension brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment.
  • Utilize basic vehicle computer electrical systems to interpret failure modes to initiate or assign repairs.
  • Conducts safety checks on vehicles and equipment.
  • Complete required paperwork utilizing fleet maintenance software program associated with repairing vehicles, documenting parts usage, and accounting for repair times.
  • Maintain a clean, safe work environment in compliance with corporate and OSHA standards.

What we work with:Trash is dirty! Trucks are dirty! And this is a service provided year round – Rain, snow or shine. Hot or cold. Be prepared to work in all environments, around heavy diesel equipment. Understanding how to work safely in this environment is key.

Plan for the following labor:

  • •Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 60 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.
  • Exposure to outside weather, including frequent wet and/or humid conditions, as well as exposure to fumes and vibration.
  • Noise level is usually moderate.
  • Always operating in a safe manner (Lock out/Tag out, Use of PPE, Jackstands, steering covers, etc)

At the end of the day, we send our trucks out knowing they were touched by safe and diligent hands

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Valid driver’s license (CDL preferred, but not required). 
    •Ability to read, write, comprehend and communicate in English.
    •2 years of experience preferred.
    •Must own personal tools. 

To speak with our virtual recruiter immediately, please follow this link: https://olivia.paradox.ai/co/WasteConnections/JessicaMechanic

To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at www.careers.wasteconnections.com . 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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