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Heavy Duty Mechanic

Vernon, Canada


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


Heavy Duty Mechanic

Vernon, Canada

Job Title

Heavy Duty Mechanic

Primary Location

Vernon, British Columbia

Employee Type


Job Description

Waste Connections of Canada has an immediate opening for a Licensed Mechanic to join our team in Vernon, BC to work on a fleet of garbage trucks. In this position, you will be working on heavy diesel trucks. We do a lot of hydraulics and electrical along with preventative maintenance and minor engine repair. A lot of our fleet is still under warranty! We are looking for a SAFETY inclined, energetic, autonomous and proactive team player capable of making a difference in his/her team and community.

We offer top hourly wages and shift incentives, and as this is a union position, you get great union benefits and a pension plan. We also offer safety bonuses, tool allowance, and supply boots, uniforms, etc.

Address: 1050 Middleton Way, Vernon, BC V1B 2P1

Shift timing: Monday to Friday 11am start time. Up to 8-10 hours shifts.

Pay rate:  $35 to $37 per hour, based on experience


  • License or Red Seal Equivalent
  • CVI  endorsement
  • Class 3 DL
  • Must be willing to travel to satellite locations
  • Must have your own tools.
  • 3-4  years of experience in truck and trailer repairs
  • Must be able to pass all pre-employment tests

What’s In It for You?

You will be joining a company with great operating values and colleagues who embrace a “work hard, play harder” culture. We offer competitive compensation, benefits, and retirement packages, alongside a variety of rewards, bonuses, and incentives.

Come, become part of a team that leads by example, through a strong presence in our local communities, charitable giving, sustainability initiatives, and more.

Please apply online at

Waste Connections of Canada/Enviro Connexions is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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