Waste Connections, Inc Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Polkton, North Carolina

Job Title

Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Employee Type

Employee

Requisition Primary Location

Polkton, North Carolina

Job Description

We are currently hiring a Heavy Equipment Mechanic to join our team at the Anson Landfill in Polkton, NC . In this position you will primarily be working on our Heavy Equipment (CAT) and large Diesel Trucks. Heavy Equipment Mechanics interested in secure, steady employment in a family atmosphere are encouraged to apply.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform repairs and assigned preventative maintenance services.

  • Performs inspections, diagnosis, and repair of powertrain, electrical and hydraulic systems on heavy equipment, such as dozers, compactors, excavators, ADT’s, etc.

  • Perform power washing on heavy equipment during routine preventative maintenance.

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

  • Reviews and completes repairs identified on Daily Inspection Reports.

  • Conducts safety checks on vehicles and equipment.

  • Performs service calls for emergency breakdowns that may take place in the landfill.

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

  • Typical schedule is Monday-Friday and typically every other Saturday, or as needed.

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 equipment in the field.

  • 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:

  • Minimum of two years’ experience in heavy equipment maintenance and repair.

  • Must provide own personal tools.

  • Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.

  • Welding/fabrication experience a huge plus !

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/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.