Preventative Maintenance Mechanic

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Job Title Preventative Maintenance Mechanic Primary Location Tacoma, Washington Employee Type Employee Job Description
We have an immediate position open for a Preventive Maintenance Mechanic to work on our fleet of trucks. Mechanics interested in secure, steady employment are encouraged to apply. At least 1 year of experience doing preventative maintenance on diesel trucks is preferred. This is a swing shift opening Monday-Friday, 2 :30PM-11:00PM.

Do not stop by or call our local office. Apply online at www.wasteconnections.com

Responsibilities Include:

  • Performs repairs and assigned preventive maintenance services and repairs
  • Completes required paperwork utilizing fleet maintenance software program associated with repairing vehicles, documenting parts usage, and accounting for repair times.
  • Test drive trucks after services and repairs
  • Ability to effectively communicate and understand service schedule and/or repairs
  • Perform some welding
  • Available to help mechanic with repairs as needed
  • General shop cleaning responsibilities
  • Equipment safety checks
  • Maintain and track service inventory
  • Communicate with drivers for issues in morning and afternoon
  • Reviews, completes or assigns repairs identified on Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports
  • Maintains a clean, safe work area in compliance with corporate and OSHA standards.

Qualified candidate must have:

  • 1+ years experience in heavy truck equipment maintenance and repair or completion of accredited vocational technical school.
  • Basic tool set, tool box and proper personal safety equipment as required
  • Basic computer skills and ability to learn test diagnostic laptop and software
  • Class B CDL or ability to obtain within 90 days of start of position
  • Welding experience a plus
  • Minimum of a High School diploma or GED

To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at www.wasteconnections.com . Application information and additional instructions can be found once you select your position of interest.

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term & short term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future".

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