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Mechanic
AVENAL CA 93204
Category: Manufacturing
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Job code: lhw-e0-90673324

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Waste Connections, Inc

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  Job posted:   Thu Jun 7, 2018
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Mechanic
**Job Title**
Mechanic
**Employee Type**
Employee
**Requisition Primary Location**
Avenal, California
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Job Description**


**Who Are We?**


WASTE CONNECTIONS, Inc. (NYSE:WCN) - We are an integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services. The Company serves more than 7.5 million residential, commercial and industrial customers across 41 states, the District of Columbia and 6 Canadian Provinces. Forbes Magazine voted Waste Connections as one of the Top 200 small & mid-cap Companies in America", 3 _Years in a Row_ !


**Why you need to join us!**


+ CULTURE: It's a Great place to work! We work in an environment where empowered, self directed All-stars know what they do is important.

+ INTEGRITY: Our definition is "saying what you will do and then doing it!" We keep our promises to our customers and our employees.


**The Position:**


We are looking for a _high energy_ **Mechanic** to join our team at Avenal Regional Landfill. Previous waste experience would be a huge _plus_ !


**The Mechanic is responsible for:**


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

+ Welding and vehicle-washing associated with the above duties

+ Driving, loading, unloading, and operating various collection vehicles, forklifts, and/or other vehicles in order to facilitate job duties

+ Operating vehicle in accordance with all DOT, OSHA, state, and federal requirements

+ Safety of vehicle and equipment

+ Operating various types of electrical diagnostic equipment, overhead crane, forklift, electric and gas welding equipment, etc.

+ Completing vehicle documentation and all paperwork related to repair orders

+ Maintaining the truck shop workspace, keeping it neat and free from debris

+ Completing special projects for Supervisor as assigned, and assisting other shop personnel as needed

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

+ Performing other duties as assigned

+ Maintaining regular and predictable attendance


**Knowledge of:**


+ Applicable operating procedures and safety practices for refuse collection

+ Applicable federal, state, and municipal statutes, rules, regulations, and policies related to refuse collection


**Skill in:**


+ General and advanced repairs of vehicles, to include light, medium, and heavy vehicles

+ Safe and efficient use and care of hand tools and other equipment involved in vehicle repair processes

+ Interpersonal interaction, positive attitude, excellent teamwork, and leadership


**Ability to:**


+ Quickly understand and adhere to safety requirements of this position

+ Provide training for other employees as required

+ This position requires excellent oral and written communication skills.

+ This position requires ability to read and comprehend technical manuals.


**Experience Required** **:** Minimum 2-3 years of previous experience performing general mechanical repairs required


**Minimum Level of Education:** High school diploma or GED


**Driving Requirements:**


+ Acceptable motor vehicle record (MVR)

+ Ability to meet all DOT requirements


**Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:**


+ 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.


**_Apply today_** **and Connect with Your Future at** **www.wasteconnections.com** at **!**


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/Vetera_ n.


**Job Requirements:**


**Education:**


High School


**Language:**


**Certification(s):**


**Competencies:**


**Responsibilities:**


**Skills:**


**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.

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