Compactor Repair TechWichita, Kansas
Waste Connections has an immediate position available for a compactor repair technician located in Wichita, Kansas. In this position you will wear a few different hats but main duties will include welding, fabricating and compactor repair. This is a full time, long term position with a great company. If you don't mind getting your hands dirty and are a self-motivated, hardworking individual with good communication skills we want to talk to you.
WHY YOU NEED TO JOIN US!
- CULTURE: It’s a Great place to work! We work in an environment where empowered, self-directed All-stars know what they do is important.
- INTEGRITY: Our definition is “saying what you will do and then doing it!” We keep our promises to our customers and our employees.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Diagnose and repair equipment including compactors and balers
Repairs or replaces parts as directed by a work order system. Completes field service reports in a work order system
Overhauls or replaces machine components and replace worn items
Communicates with supervisor and/or equipment operators for clarification of problems. May discuss preventive techniques with equipment users to minimize future repairs
Independently troubleshoot and maintain complex electromechanical equipment
Installs and sets up new equipment and communicates with vendors regarding our service
Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent
Welding and/or fabrication skills and/or experience
Respond to customer needs in a positive, supportive, and timely manner to ensure maximum value for work performed
Maintains a clean and safe work area, adheres to all safety policies and procedures
Follows standard operating procedures
Cleans and organizes equipment
Assists to prepare equipment for rent or sale
Provides assistance to all other levels of technicians as needed in regard to troubleshooting repairs
Performs other duties as assigned/required
Maintains paperwork documentation of work performed (work orders) in a complete and timely manner on a daily/job basis
Documents labor, addition of segments, assuring that work order can be closed and billed as communicated with the customer
Positively interacts with manager and team members to satisfy customer needs
Communicates effectively with both internal and external customers
Basic knowledge of elecrtricity and electrical components.
Basic knowledge of hydraulic systems.
Basic mechanic skills
ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Ability to use typical hand and mechanics tools and inspection gages
Ability to work from drawings, verbal instructions, or sketches
Ability to work safely with cleaners, lubricants, and other chemicals as needed
Ability to work in an area with moderate noise (forklift traffic, conveyor system, etc.)
Ability to work in a confined area
Ability to frequently and safely push, pull, bend, twist, sit, stand, kneel, squat and occasionally lift up to 70 pounds
Working ability to read and follow written and oral instructions and to hear at a level sufficient to communicate with staff
Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions
Ability to maintain effective working relationships with peers, customers, and supervisors
Ability to maintain a strong attention to detail
Ability to communicate effectively and proficiently in both oral and written form
Ability to work overtime as needed
Ability to adhere to company rules and regulations
Basic computer skills
Ability to maintain safe and clean work environment
Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in designated areas (hard hat, safety glasses, gloves, boots, and hearing protection)
Successful candidates are those who seek to thrive in an environment of operational excellence and accountability. 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 equal opportunity employer. Waste Connections does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.