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 Preventive Maintenance / Diesel Mechanic - Portland, Oregon, United States

Job information
Posted by: Waste Connections, Inc. 
Hiring entity type: Utilities Oil, and Gas 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Service/Skilled - Technician
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: R-05463 / Latpro-3579987 
Date posted: Nov-08-2017
State, Zip: Oregon, 97201


Job Title

Preventive Maintenance / Diesel Mechanic

Employee Type

Requisition Primary Location

Portland, Oregon

Job Description


Arrow Sanitary has an immediate position open for a Journeyman-Mechanic to work on our fleet of garbage trucks in Portland, OR (12820 NE Marx). Mechanics interested in secure, steady employment are encouraged to apply.  This will a M-F position, schedule is swing shift M-Th (10am-6Pm or 12p-830p) this position will need to be flexable for swing shifts. Sat & Sun off. Hourly wage will start at $23+ DOE. We offer medical, vision, dental, 401k and vacation.  

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Job Duties:

  • Performs repairs and assigned preventive maintenance services. Performs inspections, diagnosis and repair of electrical, hydraulic, suspension, brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment.
  • Utilizes vehicle computer electronics systems to interpret failure modes to initiate or assign repairs.
  • Conducts safety checks on vehicles and equipment.
  • Completes 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.
  • Performs maintenance related work as required.
  • Maintains a clean, safe work area in compliance with corporate and OSHA standards.
  • Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
  • Ability to effectively communicate needed repairs or tasks.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • 5+ years experience in heavy truck equipment maintenance and repair; or 3+ years and completion of accredited vocational technical school program.
  • CDL preferred or ability to obtain one. We can provide training.
  • Must provide personal tools.
  • Proficiency in vehicle and equipment diagnosis and repair.
  • Ability to read and comprehend service and technical information.

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".

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Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans)

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