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Waste Connections Mechanic in Tacoma, Washington

Job TitleMechanicPrimary LocationTacoma, WashingtonEmployee TypeEmployeeJob Description

We have an immediate position open for a Maintenance Mechanic to work on our fleet of garbage trucks at our Tacoma, WA site. Mechanics interested in secure, steady employment are encouraged to apply. At least 1 year of experience doing maintenance on diesel trucks and trailers is a must. Must have a CDL or be able to obtain one within first 90 days of employment (we do have a training program and will help you get your CDL, so must have clean driving record). Must have own tools.

Shift is Monday - Friday from 2:30 PM to 11 PM.

Do not stop by or call our local office. Apply online at www.wasteconnections.com

Responsibilities include:

• Performing repairs and assigned preventive maintenance services.

• Performing 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.

• Conducting safety checks on vehicles and equipment.

• Completing 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.

Ideal Candidate will possess:

• 1 year of experience in heavy truck equipment maintenance and repair preferred; or completion of accredited vocational technical school program.

• CDL preferred (required to obtain in first 90 days of employment).

• Provide personal tools.

• Welding experience a plus.

​• Proficiency in vehicle and equipment diagnosis and repair.

• Ability to read and comprehend service and technical information.

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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