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 Diesel Mechanic - $2500 BONUS - Fife, Washington, 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: Engineering - Mechanical
 
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-35796 / Latpro-3784019 
Date posted: Apr-07-2021
State, Zip: Washington, 98424

Description

Location: 2111-Murreys Disposal

Job Title
Diesel Mechanic - $2500 BONUS
Primary Location
Fife, Washington
Employee Type
Employee
Job Description

We have an immediate position open for a Diesel Mechanic to work on our fleet of trucks at Murrey's Disposal in Fife, WA. Mechanics interested in secure, steady employment are encouraged to apply.  At least 3 years of experience doing maintenance on diesel trucks is preferred.  

Schedule for this position is Monday - Friday from 3PM-11:30PM.

$1500 SIGN ON BONUS + $1000 TOOL REFRESH BONUS

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: Minimum 3 years of previous experience performing general mechanical repairs required

Minimum Level of Education: High school diploma or GED

Driving Requirements:

  • Valid class B commercial driver's license or ability to obtain one
  • Acceptable motor vehicle record (MVR)
  • Ability to meet all DOT requirements

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 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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