Republic Services Technician Compactor Shop B in North Las Vegas, Nevada

About Us

Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection companies, recycling centers, transfer stations, and landfills focus on providing effective solutions to make proper waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers. We’ll handle it from here., our brand promise, lets customers know they can count on Republic to provide a superior experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world.

Why Work with Us

Our Company cannot thrive without great people devoted to serving customers, the community, and the planet. We hire the best people to make Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We strive to create a workplace that's meaningful and rewarding to our 33,000 employees. That's why we are proud to be recognized as Best Large Employer by Forbes, World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere, and One of the Most Meaningful Companies to Work for in America by Business Insider.

Job Description

With supervision from a Compactor Shop Technician A, Lead Compactor Shop Technician Supervisor or Manager, a Compactor Shop Technician B performs troubleshooting, design, installation and repairs of all compactors and power units. This position should be able to perform these tasks in compliance with the Company’s safety procedures and requirements.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Preferred Qualifications

Principal Responsibilities

  • Replacement of hydraulic cylinders.

  • Fabricates replacement hoses and fittings.

  • Weld steel components using MIG and Arc welding equipment

  • Cuts steel using a plasma cutter or torch

  • Fabricates steel components for compactors

  • Performs on-site repairs at customer locations.

  • Follows all safety policies and procedures.

  • Complete required paperwork.

  • Install company and safety decals in accordance with company standard diagram on all compactors.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

  • Refer more complex repairs to the Technician A or Lead Technician.

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.


  • Demonstrated proficiency with welding, hydraulics or electronics.

  • Ability to utilize mig & stick welders, plasma cutter, airless paint sprayers

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to follow directions with minimal supervisory involvement.

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.

  • At least 2 years of prior experience with hydraulic pumps and hoses.

  • Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Attention to Detail – Notices the small things that others often overlook. Makes sure that every aspect of the overall task is done correctly.

  • Communication – Provides supervisors and co-workers with the information they need to maintain the equipment. Conveys information in a timely and accurate manner in written reports.

  • Customer Service – Within reason, does what it take to meet expectation of internal and external customers. Acts in a professional, courteous and cooperative manner towards customers and coworkers.

  • Dependability – Is someone supervisors and coworkers can depend on. Follows through and does what he/she says he/ she will do. Shows up for work on time and adheres to the established work schedule.

  • Ethics – Adheres to the policies and rules set forth by Republic Services. Is trustworthy and honest.

  • Learning Ability – Acquires knowledge and skill in mechanical, welding, cutting and fabrication concepts and techniques that are new to him/ her. Remembers and applies what he/ she has learned.

  • Safety orientation – Follows and promotes Republic Services’ safety rules and procedures. Recognizes hazards and anticipates danger. Does not take inappropriate risks. Rewarding Compensation and Benefits Eligible employees can elect to participate in:

  • Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.

  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts.

  • Short- and long-term disability.

  • Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.

  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).

  • Employee discount programs.

  • 401(k) plan with a generous company match.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.