journeyman Fleet Mechanic
Company: Waste Connections
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Waste Connections in Vancouver, Washington has an immediate
position open for a Journeyman Mechanic to work on our fleet of
garbage trucks. Individuals with 3-5+ years' experience working on
heavy diesel trucks or those that have completed a Diesel
Technology program are encouraged to apply. This is a swing shift
2:00 pm to 10:30Pm Monday Through Friday, occasional overtime.
Shifts are typically 9-10 hours long. This is a union position with
great pay Starting at $28.66/HR, Union benefits and Pension Plan.
What we offer to you: Paid Time Off Pension Plan Union Benefits
Uniforms/Safety Gear Yearly Boot Allowance Responsibilities:
Repairs include but are not limited to, routine maintenance and
repairing engines chassis and body components, hydraulic cylinders,
brake systems, suspension systems, cooling systems, wheels and
tires. Inspects equipment and/or trucks for condition, operations,
parts and fluid levels, differentials, final drives, pump drives,
and hubs. Knowledge of Hydraulics repair is required 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. Maintains a clean,
safe work area in compliance with corporate and OSHA standards.
Performs required safety protocols while working on vehicles.
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 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. The ideal candidate will possess: Minimum of
3-5+ years of experience directly related to the duties and
responsibilities specified above. Valid Class A or B CDL with air
brakes endorsement preferred , or the ability to obtain in the
future required. Must provide own personal tools.
Welding/fabrication experience is a huge plus ! Date posted:
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