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Maintenance Clerk

Tacoma, Washington

Job Title

Maintenance Clerk

Primary Location

Tacoma, Washington

Employee Type

Employee

Job Description

Join Waste Connections, Inc., and Connect with Your Future! 


WASTE CONNECTIONS, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) – We are an integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in 41 states and 6 Canadian Provinces. Our 2015 annual revenue was 2.1 billion and are projected to be over 4 billion at the end of 2016. We, 15,000+ employees, foster a work culture of Servant Leadership. Our goal is to create an environment where self-directed, empowered employees strive to consistently fulfill our constituent commitments and seek to create positive impacts through interactions with customers, communities, and fellow employees, always relying on our Operating Values as the foundation for our existence.

Schedule: Monday - Friday from 7am-4:30pm.

Job duties:

  • Assist the Maintenance Manager with general clerical work, data entry and parts inventory.
  • Answer vendor phone calls and assist with ordering as needed.
  • Actively work with vendors, mechanics and management as needed.
  • Perform work daily on specialized maintenance software, including the initial setup of the software.
  • Complete special projects as assigned by the Maintenance Manager, and all other duties as assigned.
  • Performs the initial processing of Accounts Payable and maintain the PO log.
  • Reviews the mechanic’s daily work orders for service’s performed and parts that were used
  • Prepare reports as needed and file/record the reports as required.
  • Negotiate with vendors for better pricing and terms.
  • Actively search for and develop stronger vendor relationships.
  • Inventory purchasing, tracking and distribution
  • Maintain parts room in accordance with Company policy
  • Some heavy lifting over 50 lbs may be required
  • All repair order data entry into company maintenance tracking program
  • Warranty tracking
  • Perform fuel and oil readings daily and supply as needed
  • Handle vehicle licensing and permits
  • Maintain accurate mileage reports

Requirements include:

  • 2 – 4 years shop administrative experience
  • Excellent organization and communication skills
  • Must be detailed oriented with a high degree of accuracy
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously while prioritizing workload
  • Automotive/Heavy Duty parts experience a plus
  • Loud shop environment
  • Be able to meet aggressive deadlines and multitask
  • Basic office clerical experience including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Inventory management preferred
  • Parts or supply purchasing preferred
  • Valid Driver’s license and be able to drive a company truck to pick up parts
  • Perform fuel and oil readings daily and supply as needed


We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long 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/Veterans)

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