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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Waste Connections
life insurance, flexible benefit account, short term disability, 401(k)
United States, Texas, Angleton
June 07, 2023

Waste Connections has an immediate opening for a Heavy Equipment Mechanic at our Seabreeze Landfill site in Angleton, Texas

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.

Click to view a "Day in the Life" of our Mechanics.

Responsibilities include:

Tasked to order parts and build a relationship with equipment venders.

* Performs repairs and assigned preventive maintenance services. Performs inspections, diagnosis and repair of electrical, hydraulic, suspension, brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment. Equipment currently on site. (Landfill Compactors, Dozers, Excavators, Motor grader, Haul trucks, Tippers, Site trucks) Utilizes vehicle computer electronics systems to interpret failure modes to initiate or assign repairs.

* Performs service calls for emergency breakdowns. Breakdowns may occur on the working face of the landfill.

* Comfortable with operating and working on Heavy Equipment Previous field experience is a plus 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.

* 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.


* 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 on the landfill. 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 2 years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Must have experience working on yellow iron/heavy equipment.

* Must provide own 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.

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)