Assistant Diesel Mechanic

Waste Management


2019-10-12 2019-11-11
bonus mechanic service trucks waste

Waste Management is the largest environmental solutions provider in North America, serving more than 20 million customers in the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. As part of our strategy, we are committed to developing new waste solutions that can help communities and organizations achieve their green goals, including zero waste.

Why work for Waste Management?


Are you looking for the right opportunity that allows you to use and be rewarded for your skills and ability, with opportunities for growth?

Our Mechanics are trained to provide superior maintenance on both diesel equipment and, at some locations, on our growing fleet of CNG trucks. We care about our Mechanic’s safety and show it by demanding solid safety practices of all our Mechanics and managers. Pride, safety, training, growth, opportunity, great benefits, rewards – check us out, we may be the company for you.

Why should you apply? We invest in you!

+ Competitive Pay ($20.19/hr + based on experience)

+ $5,000 Sign-on Bonus + $1,000 Waste industry bonus

+ Relocation available

+ Industry-leading health insurance

+ Yearly tool allowance, boot allowance, uniforms, safety vests and protective eye wear

+ Paid vacation after 90 days

+ Two weeks of off-site professional training

+ Non flat-rate shops

+ 401(K) with Company Match

+ Employee Stock Purchase Program

+ Employee Discount programs

+ An opportunity to work with an empowering workforce and career advancement

***This is a 2nd shift position***

About the Job

Our Mechanics are trained to provide superior maintenance on both diesel equipment and on our growing fleet of CNG trucks. As an Assistant Diesel Technician, you’ll work with and learn from experienced diesel technicians as you follow established procedures to accomplish your tasks. You'll make minor repairs and preventive maintenance (PMs).

What's the Shop Like?

This shop is modern, clean, and organized with heated floors! This shop participates in a mounted wheel program and focuses on delivering a high rate of efficiency. Our mechanics achieve this high level of efficiency due to the collaborative environment they’ve created that focuses on sharing best practices. If you're looking for a great team environment, this is it.

What Does it Take to Be an Assistant Mechanic?

Below are the minimum qualifications to be a fit for this job.

+ No prior work experience or education is required

+ Valid driver’s license and must have a clean driving record

+ Must be at least 18 years of age

+ Legally eligible to work in the United States.

+ Ability to perform physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.

*Previous automotive, diesel, or heavy truck experience or education is preferred.

Job Fundamentals

To be successful as an Assistant Mechanic, you’ll be expected to perform the following tasks:

+ Perform all work in accordance with established safety procedures

+ Perform minor repairs and assigned preventive maintenance services

+ Complete your required paperwork utilizing fleet maintenance software program associated with repairing vehicles, documenting parts usage, and accounting for repair times.

+ Assist the team in the repair and adjustment of equipment

+ Wash vehicles and equipment.

+ Conduct safety checks on vehicles.

+ Assist senior mechanics in the completion of project work (key part of your development)

+ Assist with service calls for breakdowns.

+ Perform other maintenance related work as required.

+ Maintain a clean, safe work area in compliance with Corporate / OSHA Standards.

Work Environment / Physical Demands

Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

+ Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc.) most of the work day

+ You'll handle objects less than 30 pounds most of the work day

+ You'll be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc.) often

+ You'll be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements often

About our Benefits

At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short-Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for, "Apply” today!

About WM

Waste Management (WM) is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

I understand that applying to this job indicates that I have the legal right to work in the United States. I agree to perform physical duties of this position as outlined in the job with or without reasonable accommodations. I understand that if offered the position, I will be required to pass a drug screen.

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