Waste Connections, Inc Mechanic / Back Up Driver in Dutch Harbor, Alaska

Job Title

Mechanic / Back Up Driver

Employee Type


Requisition Primary Location

Dutch Harbor, Alaska

Job Description

Are you looking for a long term, full time position in one of the most stable industries? Waste Connections is looking for a Jack of all trades, someone that can lead a small crew and is willing and able to get their hands dirty. In this role you will split your time between driving company trucks, wrenching on the fleet and leading a group of drivers. This is a unique position and is a great opportunity to get your career started with a growing company in a thriving industry.

Job Summary:

The Mechanic/Back up Driver is responsible to drive Waste Connections trucks (Roll off, Side Loaders and Buses) as well as provide general maintenance on the small fleet of vehicles in Dutch Harbor, AK.

Core Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead a small team of drivers

  • Drive company trucks when needed (Roll Off, Side Loaders and Buses)

  • Perform routine inspection and maintenance on vehicles

  • Courteous interaction with our customers

  • Road test vehicles to trouble shoot problems and/or test repairs to ensure proper safe completion.

  • Mechanical repairs to all Waste Connections vehicles, to include independent diagnosis and repair of electrical and hydraulic systems, brake repair and replacement.

  • Following all appropriate safety guidelines and precautions, wearing required person protective equipment (PPE), and maintaining a neat and professional appearance at all times.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Possess a Class B or A Commercial Driver’s License, or the ability to obtain one within 90 days of employment

  • Have a clean driving and safety record

  • Mechanical knowledge and ability to maintain company vehicles in working condition

  • Able to work in all weather conditions

  • Previous leadership experience is a plus

  • Previous diesel maintenance experience

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/Veterans)

Job Requirements:




Class B Commercial Drivers License with Air Brakes Endorsement - Department of Transportation




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.