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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

New Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

We are currently hiring a Heavy Equipment Mechanic to join our team at the BRADS Landfill in New Philadelphia, PA.  In this position you will primarily be working on our Heavy Equipment and a variety of equipment.  Heavy Equipment Mechanics interested in secure, steady employment in a family atmosphere are encouraged to apply. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform repairs and assigned preventative maintenance services.
  • Performs inspections, diagnosis, and repair of powertrain, electrical and hydraulic systems on heavy equipment, such as dozers, compactors, excavators, ADT’s, etc.
  • Perform power washing on heavy equipment during routine preventative maintenance.
  • Complete required paperwork utilizing equipment maintenance software program associated with repairing equipment, documenting parts usage, and accounting for repair times.
  • Reviews and completes repairs identified on Daily Inspection Reports.
  • Conducts safety checks on vehicles and equipment.
  • Performs service calls for emergency breakdowns that may take place in the landfill.
  • Maintain a clean, safe work environment in compliance with corporate and OSHA standards.
  • Typical schedule is Monday-Friday and typically every other Saturday, or 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 may be indoors in a shop, or outdoors to repair equipment in the field.
  • 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 of two years’ experience in heavy equipment maintenance and repair.
  • Must provide own personal tools.
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Welding/fabrication experience a huge plus!

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

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