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Diesel Fleet Mechanic Offering $2,000 Bonus

Company: Waste Connections
Location: Clackamas
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:



KAHUT, A Waste Connections Company has an immediate opening for a Diesel Fleet Mechanic to work on our Garbage Trucks in Clackamas, Oregon. Mechanics interested in secure, steady employment are encouraged to apply. Commercial Driver's license A or B CDL 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. The shift for this position will be Monday-Friday 3:00Pm to 11:30PM, Overtime Often. Starting Wage is $28.00-29.00/HR DOE. We are also offering a $2,000 Stay On Bonus! 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.
    • Provide personal tools. 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 required.
        • Ability to read, write, comprehend and communicate in English. High school diploma or equivalent preferred.
        • Minimum 1 year of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
        • Must provide own personal tools. Welding/fabrication experience a huge plus! What we offer to you:

          • Yearly Safety Bonuses up to $1,750!
          • $2,000 Stay On Bonus!
          • Yearly Boot allowances of up to $300.00 a year
          • Competitive compensation
          • Performance-based career growth potential
          • Medical, dental, vision insurance plans
          • Income Protection Plans (Life Insurance, Short Term/Long Term Disability)
          • 401(k) with a generous company match
          • Flexible Spending Account
          • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
          • Emergency Travel Assistance
          • Prepaid Legal Plan

            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)

Keywords: Waste Connections, Portland , Diesel Fleet Mechanic Offering $2,000 Bonus, Engineering , Clackamas, Oregon

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