Waste Connections, Inc Diesel Mechanic in San Jose, California

Job Title

Diesel Mechanic

Employee Type

Employee

Requisition Primary Location

San Jose, California

Job Description

Are you the Best Diesel Mechanic to ever turn a wrench?!

Looking for a Career Path with a Future?

As a member of our world class team of Fleet Mechanics, you will feel like a part of something bigger than yourself. Our team works together towards a common goal, making our fleet the safest in the industry! Do you love the sound of a pneumatic wrench? Is the use of a flame-cutting tool your idea of a fun day? If the answer is Yes, then you’re who were looking for!

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 million residential, commercial and industrial customers across 39 states 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 !

Click here to view a “ Day in the Life ” of our Mechanics: http://www.maddash.net/videos/waste-connections/mechanic

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 Diesel Mechanic to join the team at our Hauling location in San Jose, CA . Previous waste experience would be a huge plus ! This will be a Monday - Friday position working 2:00PM - 10:30PM Mon-Thur and 12:00PM - 8:30PM on Friday.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform repairs and assigned preventative maintenance services. Performs inspections, diagnosis, and repair of electrical, hydraulics, suspension, brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment.

  • Utilize vehicle computer electronic systems to interpret failure modes to initiate or assign repairs.

  • Complete 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.

  • Conducts safety checks on vehicles and equipment.

  • Performs service calls for emergency breakdowns. Class B CDL preferred or ability to obtain in the future.

  • Maintain a clean, safe work environment in compliance with corporate and OSHA standards.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:

  • 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.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Valid Class B CDL with air brakes endorsement preferred or the ability to obtain in the future required.

  • Ability to read, write, comprehend and communicate in English. High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

  • Must provide own personal tools. Welding/fabrication experience a huge plus !

Apply today and Connect with Your Future!

This is a Union Position with Union Benefits

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

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High School (Required)

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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.