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Republic Services, Inc. | Leesport, PA
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Technician Trainee - Part- time- must be a diesel tech student in Leesport, PA

POSITION SUMMARY: This is a learning opportunity for students currently enrolled in a diesel technician program that is designed to give the candidate on the job work experience while completing their technician education. With direct supervision from a Lead Technician, Fleet Maintenance Supervisor or Fleet Maintenance Manager, and through completion of the Republic Preventative Maintenance Program and other on-the job training work done during the the internship, the trainee receives hands on training that supports what they are learning in school. This includes the basic skills necessary to perform routine preventive maintenance, including basic tire work, wheel end components, mechanic skills, knowledge of hydraulics and knowledge of electrical systems. In addition, the intern gains knowledge of vehicle suspension and steering systems to perform routine maintenance and repair.


* Perform routine preventive maintenance under direct supervision, to include but not limited to: o Tire changes and replacements; o Tire rotations; o Hose replacements; o Light replacements; o Repair and replacement of small parts; and o Checking and filling fluids. o Through course work and on-the-job training, the trainee gains an increasing level of knowledge of basic heavy duty Class 8 truck maintenance.


* At least six months of prior experience as an automotive technician.
* Currently or recently enrolled in a diesel mechanic/technician school.
* Valid Driver's License.


* High School diploma or G.E.D.

Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

Posted Date:6/4/2019 5:49:09 PM

Job Type: Non-exempt

Req #: R_57127BR_01

Job Category: Intern/Trainee

About Republic Services, Inc.

Republic Services, Inc. is a provider of services in the domestic non-hazardous solid waste industry. Its operations primarily consist of the collection, transfer and disposal of non-hazardous solid waste. The Company provides non-hazardous solid waste collection services for commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers through 400 collection companies in 40 states. It also owns or operates 242 transfer stations, 213 active solid waste landfills and 78 recycling facilities. As of December 31, 2008, its operations were organized into four regions: Eastern, Central, Southern and Western. Each of the Company's regions and substantially all its areas provide collection, transfer, recycling and disposal services. In December 2008, Republic Services, Inc. and Allied Waste Industries, Inc. announced that they have completed their merger to create a waste and environmental services provider. The combined company is named Republic Services, Inc. (Source: 10-K)