Waste Connections, Inc Heavy Duty Truck Mechanic - $37.77 per hour! in Penticton, British Columbia

Job Title

Heavy Duty Truck Mechanic - $37.77 per hour!

Employee Type


Requisition Primary Location

Penticton, British Columbia

Job Description

Must a have Red Seal Heavy Duty Mechanic License

*Afternoon Shifts*

Waste Connections of Canada the leader in non-hazardous solid waste management in North America is looking for an experienced Heavy Duty Mechanic for our shop at our processing facility in Penticton, BC . We are looking for an innovative, creative and proactive individuals capable of creating and driving change.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Performs repairs and maintenance on heavy trucks, dozers, compactors, and other vehicles 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.

  • Road tests vehicles to troubleshoot problems and/or test repairs to ensure proper and safe completion.

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

  • Reads and interprets vehicle condition reports, and/or repair orders,

Qualifications and Skills

  • 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.

  • 5 years of verifiable Diesel Truck/Heavy Equipment experience with knowledge of air brakes

  • CVIP certification or ability to obtain same.

  • Must have class 3 license or willing to obtain one

  • Knowledge of Hydraulics repair is required

  • Position requires that you have your own tools.

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.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. Only successful candidates will be contacted.


This is a full time unionized role, with competitive salary and benefits

Job Requirements:







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.