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Diesel Fleet Mechanic

Company: Waste Connections
Location: The Dalles
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

The Dalles Disposal, a Waste Connections Company, hasan immediate opening for a Diesel Fleet Mechanic to work on our garbage trucks in The Dalles, OR.

Mechanics interested in secure, steady employment are encouraged to apply. Commercial drivers license class A or B is preferred but not required. Or the ability to obtain one within 90 days of employment with on the job CDL training. Mechanic tools and tool box required. Shop also has tools onsite to use.

Schedule is Monday-Friday. Shift is 8:00 AM-4:30 PM, or until last truck off route. Overtime Often.

Starting wage is $27.00 to $33.00 per hour DOE

What we offer to you:

  • Safety Bonuses up to $1,500/year!
  • Boot allowances of up to $175.00/year
  • Competitive compensation
  • Performance-based career growth potential We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, pharmacy coverage, dependent care and health care flexible spending accounts, long term & short term disability, life insurance, an employee assistance program, paid time-off, sick time-off, 401K retirement plan, and an employee share purchase program. Plus unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future".

    Responsibilities:
    • Performs repairs and assigned preventive maintenance services. Performs inspections, diagnosis and repair of electrical, hydraulic, suspension, brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment.
    • Utilizes vehicle computer electronics systems to interpret failure modes to initiate or assign repairs.
    • Conducts safety checks on vehicles and equipment.
    • Completes 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.
    • Performs maintenance related work as required.
    • Performing service calls for emergency breakdowns
    • Maintains a clean, safe work area in compliance with corporate and OSHA standards.
    • Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
    • Ability to effectively communicate needed repairs or tasks.
      The ideal candidate will possess:
      • 1+ years experience in heavy truck equipment maintenance and repair; or completion of accredited vocational technical school program.
      • CDL preferred but not required at time of hire.
      • Must provide personal tools. To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at .

        Application information and additional instructions can be found once you select your position of interest.

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

Keywords: Waste Connections, Gresham , Diesel Fleet Mechanic, Professions , The Dalles, Oregon

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