Company: Waste Connections US, Inc
Posted on: February 3, 2019
Yakima Waste is looking to hire an Experienced Diesel Mechanic to join the team. Previous waste experience would be a huge plus! Hours for this position will be 2:00Pm to 10:00Pm Monday through Friday.WASTE CONNECTIONS, Inc. (NYSE:WCN) - We are an integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services. The Company serves more than 7 million residential, commercial and industrial customers across 40 states, the District of Columbia and 6 Canadian Provinces. Forbes Magazine voted Waste Connections as one of the Top 200 small & mid-cap Companies in America", 3 Years in a Row!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.The Mechanic is responsible for:Mechanical repairs to all Waste Connections vehicles, to include independent diagnosis and repair of electrical and hydraulic systems, brake repair and replacement.Welding and vehicle-washing associated with the above dutiesDriving, loading, unloading, and operating various collection vehicles, forklifts, and/or other vehicles in order to facilitate job dutiesOperating vehicle in accordance with all DOT, OSHA, state, and federal requirementsSafety of vehicle and equipmentOperating various types of electrical diagnostic equipment, overhead crane, forklift, electric and gas welding equipment, etc.Completing vehicle documentation and all paperwork related to repair ordersMaintaining the truck shop workspace, keeping it neat and free from debrisCompleting special projects for Supervisor as assigned, and assisting other shop personnel as neededFollowing all appropriate safety guidelines and precautions, wearing required personal protective equipment (PPE), and maintaining a neat and professional appearance at all timesPerforming other duties as assignedMaintaining regular and predictable attendanceKnowledge of:Applicable operating procedures and safety practices for refuse collectionApplicable federal, state, and municipal statutes, rules, regulations, and policies related to refuse collectionSkill in:General and advanced repairs of vehicles, to include light, medium, and heavy vehiclesSafe and efficient use and care of hand tools and other equipment involved in vehicle repair processesInterpersonal interaction, positive attitude, excellent teamwork, and leadershipAbility to:Quickly understand and adhere to safety requirements of this positionProvide training for other employees as requiredThis position requires excellent oral and written communication skills.This position requires ability to read and comprehend technical manuals.Experience Level: Minimum 3 years of previous experience performing duties listed above.Minimum Level of Education: High school diploma or GEDDriving Requirements:Valid class B commercial driver's license or ability to obtain one within 90 days of employmentAcceptable motor vehicle record (MVR)Ability to meet all DOT requirementsWorking Conditions and Physical Requirements:Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds.Work environment may be indoors in a shop, or outdoors to repair trucks on the road. Usually well-lighted and ventilated. Sometimes necessary to work in awkward or tight positions and to handle greasy or dirty tools. These factors require following basic safety precautions.We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement.Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran.Job Requirements:Education:Language:Certification(s):Competencies:Responsibilities:Skills:
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