Waste Connections, Inc Portland Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Portland, Oregon

Job Title

Portland Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Employee Type


Requisition Primary Location

Portland, Oregon

Job Description

Due to growth and expansion we are currently looking for a Heavy Equipment Mechanic to work at our Portland, OR facility. In this position you will be working on our Terex Lifts along with trucks, graders, and other equipment. This is a Monday-Friday day shift position with occasional OT. Ideal candidate will have Diesel Tech school and at least 2 years of experience working on Heavy Equipment.

On top of competitive pay we offer family benefits, 401k, vacation, and year round work. We also have a great management team with very low turnover and very high moral.

Please apply online at www.wasteconnections.com

Responsibilities include:

  • Performs repairs and assigned preventive maintenance services. Performs inspections, diagnosis and repair of electrical, hydraulic, suspension, brake and air systems on equipment.

  • Conducts safety checks on equipment.

  • Completes required paperwork utilizing fleet maintenance software program associated with repairing equipment, documenting parts usage, and accounting for repair times.

  • 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:

  • 2+ years experience in heavy equipment maintenance and repair

  • Must be able to lift at least 75lbs.

  • Provide personal tools.

  • Proficiency in 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”. Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.)

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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.


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.