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Diesel Mechanic

Company: Waste Connections US, Inc
Location: San Luis Obispo
Posted on: November 10, 2018

Job 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 45 states and 6 Canadian Provinces.

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 Position:
We are looking for a high energy Diesel Mechanic to join the team at our Hauling location in San Luis Obispo, CA. Previous waste experience would be a huge plus!

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 duties
Driving, loading, unloading, and operating various collection vehicles, forklifts, and/or other vehicles in order to facilitate job duties
Operating vehicle in accordance with all DOT, OSHA, state, and federal requirements
Safety of vehicle and equipment
Operating various types of electrical diagnostic equipment, overhead crane, forklift, electric and gas welding equipment, etc.
Completing vehicle documentation and all paperwork related to repair orders
Maintaining the truck shop workspace, keeping it neat and free from debris
Completing special projects for Supervisor as assigned, and assisting other shop personnel as needed
Following all appropriate safety guidelines and precautions, wearing required personal protective equipment (PPE), and maintaining a neat and professional appearance at all times
Performing other duties as assigned
Maintaining regular and predictable attendance

Knowledge of:
Applicable operating procedures and safety practices for refuse collection
Applicable federal, state, and municipal statutes, rules, regulations, and policies related to refuse collection

Skill in:
General and advanced repairs of vehicles, to include light, medium, and heavy vehicles
Safe and efficient use and care of hand tools and other equipment involved in vehicle repair processes
Interpersonal interaction, positive attitude, excellent teamwork, and leadership

Ability to:
Quickly understand and adhere to safety requirements of this position
Provide training for other employees as required
This position requires excellent oral and written communication skills.
This position requires ability to read and comprehend technical manuals.
Experience Required: At lease 1 year experience working on heavy diesel trucks and some tire experience is preferred.

Minimum Level of Education: High school diploma or GED

Working 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.
To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at . 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)

Job Requirements:Education:

Keywords: Waste Connections US, Inc, San Luis Obispo , Diesel Mechanic, Engineering , San Luis Obispo, California

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