Waste Connections, Inc Mechanic in Graham, Washington

Job Title

Mechanic

Employee Type

Employee

Requisition Primary Location

Graham, Washington

Job Description

WASTE CONNECTIONS, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) – We are an integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in 39 states and 6 Canadian Provinces. Our 2015 annual revenue was 2.1 billion and are projected to be over 4 billion at the end of 2016. We, 15,000+ employees, foster a work culture of Servant Leadership. Our goal is to create an environment where self directed, empowered employees strive to consistently fulfill our constituent commitments and seek to create positive impacts through interactions with customers, communities, and fellow employees, always relying on our Operating Values as the foundation for our existence.

We have an immediate position open for a Heavy Equipment Mechanic to work on our heavy equipment at our LRI Hidden Valley facility in Puyallup, WA or the LRI 304th Street Landfill located in Graham, WA . Mechanics interested in secure, steady employment in a family atmosphere are encouraged to apply. The position is Monday through Friday from 7:00 am to 3:30 pm with weekly overtime.

Responsibilities

  • Performs repairs and assigned maintenance services on a variety of Heavy Equipment.

  • Conducts safety checks and periodic inspections on vehicles and equipment.

  • Reviews, completes or assigns repairs identified on Operator 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

Requirements :

  • At least 1 year experience in heavy equipment maintenance and repair.

  • ASE Certifications or equivalent Welding qualified preferred, not required

  • Heavy Caterpillar experience is preferred.

  • Self started and motivated; ability to work successful independently

  • Knowledge of yellow iron/Heavy Equipment is required.

  • Must be able to lift 75lbs

  • Own and provide personal tools.

  • Proficiency in vehicle and equipment diagnosis and repair.

  • High School or GED is required.

Successful candidates are those who seek to thrive in a drug free 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".

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veterans)

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Who We Are

Waste Connections Inc. is an integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets. Our goal is to create an environment where self-directed, empowered employees strive to consistently fulfill our constituent commitments and seek to create positive impacts through interactions with customers, communities, and fellow employees.

OUR PEOPLE MEAN EVERYTHING TO US

Waste Connections is always working to protect the health of the communities we serve, and we are grateful for the hard work and dedication that you bring to your job every day. Working here means you are a safety-minded individual who is making important contributions on a daily basis that will make a positive impact on those around you. We appreciate that you are a person of integrity who takes pride in the work you do.

Our Opportunities

BUILD TALENT FROM WITHIN

People who want to gain valuable professional experience will find that Waste Connections is a fantastic place to work. You’ll enjoy the opportunity for beneficial training and professional development opportunities that can help enhance your skills and lead the way to a more promising future.

LET’S REALIZE YOUR GOALS TOGETHER

Bring your passion to succeed and you’ll quickly discover that great opportunities are all around you. At Waste Connections, you’ll thrive if you are friendly, dedicated, and prefer a work hard/play hard culture that is focused on maintaining our reputation as the premier waste services company in the markets we serve.