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3-5 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
6/6/2019
Job Category:
Technician
Diesel Mechanic Assistant
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Waste Management, Inc. | Irwindale, CA
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Job Description

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. 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.

Tired of just doing preventative maintenance or working only on engines? Are you ready to take the next step and work on equipment that requires a high level of skill - hydraulics, electrical, diagnostics - using modern maintenance practices and technologies? Are you looking for that right opportunity which will allow you to use and be rewarded for your skills and ability, and provide opportunity 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.

I. Job Summary

Performs preventive maintenance inspection (PMI); troubleshoots, repairs, and rebuilds major components on vehicles and equipment. Ensures accurate diagnosis and effective repair and/or replacement of components.

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.

* Maintains a clean, safe work area in compliance with Corporate/OSHA Standards, and performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
* Performs preventive maintenance inspections and ensures the timely and effective repair of any problems identified during an inspection.
* Performs proficient inspection, diagnosis and moderately complex repair of assigned vehicles and equipment.
* Provides assistance, guidance and direction to other maintenance personnel.
* Utilizes vehicle computer electronics systems to interpret failure modes to initiate or assign repairs.
* Estimates time and material costs on repairs and requisitions new parts.
* Advises supervisor immediately if additional work is needed or if repairs cannot be completed within the Standard Repair Times (SRTs).
* Inspects the quality of outside/supplier repairs and or rebuilds. Assesses structural damage and assigns needed repairs utilizing the most appropriate method(s).
* Performs service calls for emergency breakdowns.
* Conducts safety checks on vehicles. Performs maintenance related work as required.
* In the absence of supervision may provide maintenance supervisory duties.

III. Supervisory Responsibilities

This job has no supervisory duties.

IV. Qualifications

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience

* Education: No education required
* Experience: Four (4) years of relevant work experience.

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

* Must be at least 18 years of age
* If a CDL is a requirement, an applicant must be 21 years of age.
* Valid driver's license and must have a clean driving record.
* Legally eligible to work in the United States.
* Ability to perform physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodations.
* Successfully complete pre-employment drug screen, physical, and background check, which will include previous employment check, criminal history and motor vehicle record review.

C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required

* Skill in operating tools equipment, parts and procedures utilized during the repair and servicing of vehicles and equipment
* Skill in repair of special purpose equipment, ability to effectively communicate needed repairs or tasks
* Ability to diagnose defects in and repair a variety of equipment and vehicles
* Ability to utilize fleet maintenance software program
* Knowledge of Total Tire Maintenance Program may be required.

V. Work Environment

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;
* Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds most of the work day;
* Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc.) often;
* Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements often;

Normal setting for this job is: repair/maintenance shop.

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, please click "Apply."

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.

About Waste Management, Inc.

Waste Management, Inc. (WMI) is a provider of integrated waste services in North America. Through its subsidiaries the Company provides collection, transfer, recycling, disposal and waste-to-energy services. WMI's customers include commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers, other waste management companies, electric utilities and governmental entities. The Company operates in six operating groups, of which four are organized by geographic area and two are organized by function. The geographic groups include WMI's Eastern, Midwest, Southern and Western Groups, and the two functional groups are its Wheelabrator Group and WM Recycle America (WMRA) Group. The Company also provides additional waste management services that are not managed through its six Groups. These services include in-plant services, methane gas recovery and third-party sub-contracted and administrative services. (Source: 10-K)