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Diesel Mechanic

Tampa, Florida


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


  • Compensation

    Competitive Wages
    Paid Vacation Time
    Wage Increases
    401(k) with Company Match

  • Healthcare

    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

    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


Diesel Mechanic

Tampa, Florida

  • We have an immediate position open for a Diesel Truck Technician to work on our fleet of trucks at our Tampa, FL location. 

    Monday-Friday 2nd shift 3:pm working a 11+ hour shift and every 2nd or 3rd Saturday for some extra OT. We offer top hourly wage and because of all the OT our mechanics make between $80,000 and $110,000 per year plus we offer family benefits, 401k, employee stock purchase plan and vacation.

    Do not stop by or call the site. Please apply online at  or for more information call Pete (832) 510-5681.

    The ideal candidate will possess:

    1+ years’ experience in heavy diesel truck maintenance and repair or Diesel Tech School.

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

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