Waste Connections, Inc Lube Tech/Mechanic in Erie, Colorado

Job Title

Lube Tech/Mechanic

Employee Type

Employee

Requisition Primary Location

Erie, Colorado

Job Description

Safety is key in our business and the maintenance team plays a crucial role in maintaining both personal and vehicle safety. TheLube Tech Mechanic is an entry level position used primarily for performing preventative maintenance services on all equipment and performing minor repairs that the tech has been either trained on or is qualified to perform. The Mechanic is responsible for maintaining WCN equipment in safe working order.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs repairs and maintenance on dozers, compactors, and other yellow iron or heavy equipment to maximize safe and productive operations

  • Typical repairs include but are not limited to, routine maintenance and repairing engines chassis and body components, hydraulic cylinders, brake systems, suspension systems, cooling systems, wheels and tires

  • Inspects equipment for condition, operations, parts and fluid levels, differentials, final drives, pump drives, and hubs

  • Reads and interprets vehicle condition reports, and/or repair orders, communicates with supervisor and operator for clarification of problems. May discuss preventative techniques with drivers to minimize future repairs

  • Uses a large array of hand and power tools

  • Cleans parts and tools with chemical solvents

Qualifications:

  • Basic Mechanical background – required

  • Requires ability to communicate orally and in writing in English in order to complete job functions

  • Requires that all safety protocols be maintained while working on vehicles

  • Oil Analysis, Tire and Wheel safety, Fork Lift, MSDS training or ability to obtain on the job preferred.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Dexterity for handling small parts and tools in tight spaces.

  • Sufficient strength for handling larger parts and tools

  • Pushing, pulling, reaching above/at/below shoulder, standing stooping, crouching, bending, walking, crawling, kneeling, carrying lifting 10-100 lbs

  • Visually inspects vehicles and parts; adequate hearing

  • Able to work utilizing safety glasses, steel-toed work shoes, uniform and hearing protection

  • Able to climb steps and ladders

  • Work performed indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions

  • Subjected to loud noises, vibrations, hard-working surfaces, lubricants and chemicals, fumes, dirt and inherent hazards of mechanic work

Apply today and Connect with Your Future!

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/Veterans).

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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.