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Diesel Mechanic

Somerset, Kentucky

Job Title

Diesel Mechanic

Employee Type

Employee

Requisition Primary Location

Somerset, Kentucky

Job Description

Waste Connections of Kentucky is seeking an experienced, safety-minded and energetic Diesel Mechanic to join our team in Somerset, KY

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 electronic 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 service calls for emergency breakdowns. Class B CDL preferred or ability to obtain in the future.
  • Maintain a clean, safe work environment in compliance with corporate and OSHA standards.
  • Typical schedule is Monday-Friday, occasional Saturdays 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 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.

COMPENSATION:

  • Competitive hourly wage plus overtime
  • Performance-based career growth potential
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance plans
  • Income Protection Plans (Life Insurance, Short Term/Long Term Disability)
  • 401(k) with a generous company match
  • Flexible Spending Account 

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must provide own personal tools.
  • Must have at least 2 years of diesel mechanic experience
  • Valid Class B CDL with air brakes endorsement preferred or the ability to obtain in the future required.
  • Welding/fabrication experience 

Referral Bonus Opportunity:

$500 referral bonus for existing employees if candidate puts their name on the application

Click here to view a “Day in the Life” of our Mechanics:http://www.maddash.net/videos/waste-connections/mechanic.

Apply todayand 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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