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Chassis Mechanic

Portland, Oregon

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

Chassis Mechanic

Portland, Oregon

Who Are We?

WASTE CONNECTIONS, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) is not only the best waste services company in North America, it is also an amazing place to realize your potential, make decisions, have your voice heard, and partner with extremely hard working and passionate people! We seek servant leaders, mentors, top performers, and fun people. At Waste Connections, we value each individual’s unique background, experience, and passion to make us a great place to work.


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.
RESPECT: We show respect for our customers and fellow employees. Respect for ourselves grows through all the hard work and great service we provide to the communities we are privileged to serve.

Northwest Container, a Waste Connections Company, is currently looking for a full time lift operator to work out in our Rail Yard in Portland, OR.

The shift will be M-F, 7 AM – 3:30 PM

Weld/fabricate, troubleshoot electrical and air systems, adjust, repair, overhaul, and maintain any type of containers or trailer/chassis.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform repairs and required maintenance on all steamship line containers and chassis to meet FHWA/FMCSA standards.
  • Typical repairs include; preventative maintenance, tires, repairing chassis components, airlines, brake systems, suspensions, wheels, tires, and electrical systems, welding, painting, and fabricating.
  • Responds to service calls
  • Minor and major repairs on steel dry and insulated cargo containers

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a good attendance history
  • Be self motivated
  • Welding experience a plus
  • Willing to learn
  • 1 + years of experience in chassis or trailer repair
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record required

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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