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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Florence, Arizona

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

Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Florence, Arizona

WE ARE NOW OFFERING A $,2500 SIGN ON BONUS

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.    

The Position:

We are looking for a high energy Heavy Equipment Mechanic to join the team at our landfill in Red Rock, AZ.

Responsibilities include:  

  • Performs repairs and assigned preventive maintenance services including lubing, greasing, topping off fluids, etc
  • Equipment  currently on site. (Landfill Compactors, Dozers, Excavators,  Motor grader, Haul trucks, Tippers, Site  trucks)
  • Conducts safety checks on vehicles and equipment.
  • Completes required paperwork
  • Performs maintenance and other mechanical tasks as needed
  • 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 related to equipment or diesel vehicle maintenance close to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Welding/fabrication experience a huge plus!

  • Candidates MUST be able to work alternating schedule between the hours of 7am-5:30pm

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)

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