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Waste Connections Diesel Mechanic in Elko, Nevada

Job TitleDiesel MechanicPrimary LocationElko, NevadaEmployee TypeEmployeeJob Description

Who Are We?

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 39 states 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!

Click here to view a “Day in the Life” of our Mechanics: http://www.maddash.net/videos/waste-connections/mechanic

Why you need to join us!

The Position:

We are looking for a high energy Diesel Mechanic to join the team at our Hauling location in Elko, NV . The hours for this position are Monday thru Friday 10AM to 6PM. Previous waste experience would be a huge plus!

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform repairs and assigned preventative maintenance services. Performs inspections, diagnosis, and repair of electrical, hydraulics, suspension, brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment.

  • Perform engine diagnostics and repairs.

  • Utilize vehicle computer electronic systems to interpret failure modes to initiate or assign repairs.

  • Complete required paperwork utilizing fleet maintenance software program associated with repairing vehicles, documenting parts usage, and accounting for repair times.

  • Reviews, completes, or assigns repairs identified on Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports.

  • Conducts safety checks on vehicles and equipment.

  • Performs service calls for emergency breakdowns. Class B CDL preferred or ability to obtain in the future.

  • Maintain a clean, safe work environment in compliance with corporate and OSHA standards.

  • Typical schedule is Monday-Friday, occasional Saturdays as needed. 45 hours a week average.

    WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:

  • 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.

    MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bilingual skills preferred.

  • Valid Class B CDL with air brakes endorsement preferred or the ability to obtain in the future required.

  • Ability to read, write, comprehend and communicate in English. High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

  • Minimum 2 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

  • Must provide own personal tools. Welding/fabrication experience a huge plus!

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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