Mechanic

Waste Connections, Inc., Opa Locka Florida

Job Title

Mechanic

Employee Type

Employee

Requisition Primary Location

Opa Locka, Florida

Job Description

Waste Connections, Inc. has immediate openings for a high energy Diesel Mechanic to join the team at our Miami/Opa Locka Facility location. Previous waste experience would be a huge plus!  This will be a Monday - Friday position working every other Saturday.

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.
  • 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
  • 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!
  • Computer experience a Plus!
  • DPF Regeneration system on both CUMMINS and MACK trucks a plus.

 Do not stop by or call our local office. 

Please apply online at www.wasteconnections.com

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veterans)

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