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Diesel Mechanic

Omaha, Nebraska

Overview

As a member of our elite team of drivers, you will feel like you’re a part of something bigger than yourself. Our team works together towards a common goal – cleaning up our communities while making our customer service the best in the industry. Do you have a Class A or B CDL? Does driving a local route every day sound great? If the answer is yes, then you’re who we’re looking for.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Class A or B CDL
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Success Profile

What do you need to be a successful Driver at Waste Connections? Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Safety Minded
  • Good Driver
  • Team Player
  • Problem Solver
  • Detail Oriented
  • Customer-Focused

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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If you take pride in what you do every day, you will succeed at this company.

Jerimiah Recycle Driver

Responsibilities

Diesel Mechanic

Omaha, Nebraska

Job Title

Diesel Mechanic

Primary Location

Omaha, Nebraska

Employee Type

Employee

Job Description

Papillion Sanitation, a Waste Connections company, is looking for a safety conscience Diesel Mechanic to join our GROWING team in Omaha, Nebraska.

***$8,000 STAY 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.  

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Perform repairs and assigned preventative maintenance services. Performs inspections, diagnosis, and repair of electrical, hydraulics, suspension brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment.
•Utilize vehicle computer electro systems to interpret failure modes to initiate or assign repairs.
•Complete 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. •Conducts safety checks on vehicles and equipment.
•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..

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:
•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..
•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.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:
•Valid drivers license (CDL preferred, but not required). 
•Ability to read, write, comprehend and communicate in English.
•2 years of experience preferred, but not required!.
•Must own personal tools. 

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