Trailer Mechanic


Waste Connections, Inc.

2020-09-15 12:32:50

Job location Longview, Washington, United States

Job type: fulltime

Job industry: Trades & Services

Job description

Job Title Trailer Mechanic Primary Location Longview, Washington Employee Type Employee Job Description Waste Control, a Waste Connections company, is looking to hire a Trailer Mechanic to join our team in Longview, Washington!You will be working on 53' foot trailers maintaining Preventative Maintenance, Electrical, Suspension, and completing welding repairs.The Schedule will be. Monday - Friday 2:00Pm to 10:00Pm (2nd shift) with Occasional Overtime. Highly Competitive Wage DOE. Why 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. RESPECT: We show respect for our customers and fellow employees. Respect for ourselves grows through all the hard work and great service we provide to the communities we are privileged to serve.Click here to view a "Day in the Life" of our Mechanics: Responsibilities: Repairs include but are not limited to, routine PM maintenance, Welding, electrical, brake systems, suspension systems, as well as wheel and tire rotation.Inspects equipment for condition, operations, parts and fluid levels, differentials, final drives, pump drives, and hubs.Knowledge of Hydraulics repair is requiredUtilizes 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 and trailers, 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 2+ years' experience, that is 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 required. What we offer: Yearly Safety Bonuses Tool Allowance Yearly Boot allowances Competitive compensationPerformance-based career growth potentialMedical, dental, vision insurance plansIncome Protection Plans (Life Insurance, Short Term/Long Term Disability)401(k)Flexible Spending AccountEmployee Assistance Program (EAP)Emergency Travel AssistancePrepaid Legal PlanTo 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)

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