Waste Connections, Inc Container Repair in Portland, Oregon

Job Title

Container Repair

Employee Type


Requisition Primary Location

Portland, Oregon

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 7.5 million residential, commercial and industrial customers across 41 states, the District of Columbia and 6 Canadian Provinces. Forbes Magazine voted Waste Connections as one of the Top 200 small & mid-cap Companies in America”, 3 Years in a Row !

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 Container Repair/Welder to join the team at our Northwest Container location in Portland, OR . Previous welding experience would be a huge plus !

The Container Repair Welder is responsible for:

  • Use of wire feed Welder & cutting Torch.

  • Capable of performing repairs in an efficient, effective and timely manner.

  • Must be able to read, interpret, measure and document in writing.

  • Sufficient strength for handling large parts and tools.

  • Be able to bend,crouch, kneel, stoop and work

  • Be able to work from ladders and lift up to 50lbs.

  • Work outdoors in all weather conditions.

Skill in:

  • Safe and efficient use and care of hand tools and other equipment involved in 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 : 1+ years welding experience required

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.

Apply today and Connect with Your Future at www.wasteconnections.com at http://www.wasteconnectons.com/ !

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement.

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Female/Disabled/Vetera n.

Job Requirements:


High School (Required)






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.


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


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.


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.