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Mechanic

Lakewood, Washington

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

Mechanic

Lakewood, Washington

Job Title

Mechanic

Primary Location

Lakewood, Washington

Employee Type

Employee

Job Description

We have an immediate position open for a Maintenance Mechanic to work on our fleet of garbage trucks at our Lakewood, WA site. Mechanics interested in secure, steady employment are encouraged to apply. At least 1 year of experience doing maintenance on diesel trucks and trailers is a must. Must have a CDL or be able to obtain one within first 90 days of employment (we do have a training program and will help you get your CDL, so must have clean driving record).  Must have own tools.

Shift is Monday - Friday from 2:30 PM to 11 PM.

Do not stop by or call our local office.  Apply online at www.wasteconnections.com

Responsibilities include:
•    Performing  repairs and assigned preventive maintenance services.
•    Performing  inspections, diagnosis and repair of electrical, hydraulic, suspension, brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment.
•    Utilizes vehicle computer electronics systems to interpret failure modes to initiate or assign repairs.
•    Conducting safety checks on vehicles and equipment.
•    Completing  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.
•    Performs maintenance related work as required.
•    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.

Ideal Candidate will possess:
•    1 year of experience in heavy truck equipment maintenance and repair preferred; or completion of accredited vocational technical school program.
•    CDL preferred (required to obtain in first 90 days of employment).
•    Provide personal tools.
•    
Welding experience a plus.

•    Proficiency in vehicle and equipment diagnosis and repair.

•    Ability to read and comprehend service and technical information.

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