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Facility Conveyor Equipment Mechanic Offering $1500.00 Bonus

Vancouver, Washington

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

Facility Conveyor Equipment Mechanic Offering $1500.00 Bonus

Vancouver, Washington

Waste Connections is looking to hire an experienced Maintenance Mechanic to join the Transfer station team in Vancouver, Washington. Previous waste experience would be a huge plus! Hours for this position will be Monday Through Friday 2Pm to 10:30pm. Rate will be $22.50/HR. We are offering a $1500.00 Stay On Bonus!

Job Details

  • Performs repairs and assigned preventive maintenance services on a variety of Heavy Equipment, sorter Line Repair, welding, and Yellow Iron repair.
  • Conducts safety checks and periodic inspections on vehicles and equipment.
  • Reviews, completes or assigns repairs identified on Operator Vehicle Inspection Reports.
  • 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
  • Rate of Pay is $22.50/HR
  • Mostly working on the sortline. Doing Preventative Maintenance work, repairs and adjustments. There is occasionally work that needs to be done on the yellow iron. But the main focus of that shift is the sortline.

    Tracking conveyor belts, Changing bearings, changing head and tail pulleys, installing new belts, cutting out old slider bed pans and fabricating and welding in new slider bed pans, daily greasing and inspections

Requirements:

  • Minimum 1-3 years’ experience in heavy equipment maintenance and repair.
  • ASE Certifications or equivalent Welding qualified preferred, not required
  • Safety Minded and motivated; ability to work independently or alongside others
  • Knowledge of yellow iron/Heavy Equipment is required.
  • Must be able to lift 75lbs
  • Own and provide personal tools.
  • Proficiency in vehicle and equipment diagnosis and repair.
  • Ability to read and comprehend service and technical information.
  • High School or GED is 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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