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Mechanic, Heavy Equipment (Yellow Iron)

Company: Waste Management
Location: Hutto
Posted on: October 10, 2021

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.

 
I. Job Summary

Performs complex preventative maintenance tasks, and troubleshoots and repairs a wide variety of equipment (Trucks and Yellow Iron).

Ideal Candidate:

  • Knowledge in air brakes, tires, hydraulics, electrical,steering and wheel-end components 
  • 1+ years of prior experience as a technician working on heavy equipment, demonstrating the ability to service increasingly more challenging maintenance repairs.
  • Mechanical Trade School certificate or degree (Preferred)
  • Knowledge or experience doing repairs and maintenance on engines, transmissions, chassis, drivelines and body components, hydraulic, brake, electrical and suspension systems, wheels, tires and undercarriages.
  • Isn't afraid to get Dirty 

Type of Equipment you will be working on:

  • Dozers
  • Compactor
  • Excavator
  • Wheel Loaders

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. 

  • Repairs as needed equipment (including, but not limited to, bulldozers, scrapers, backhoes, front end loaders, yard trucks, farm tractors, forklifts, and company cars).

  • Diagnoses and repairs differentials, hydraulic systems, motors, transmissions, drives, air conditioning systems, and electrical systems.

  • Performs tasks per preventative maintenance checklist.

  • Completes records such as work orders, card files, P.M. checklists, and oil samples.

  • Services and maintains other equipment such as light plants, water pump, welders, and other equipment.

  • Reference site-specific procedures and more detailed site-specific job descriptions.

  • Performing other duties as assigned.

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: Not required.

  • Experience: One year of prior Heavy Equipment diesel maintenance experience.

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

  • Valid Driver's License and must have a clean driving record.

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, and knowledge of Total Tire Maintenance Program may be required.

  • 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.

  • Successfully complete and pass pre-employment drug screen and physical.  

New Employee Training

  • RCRA
  • HAZWOPER (24 Hour)

  • DOT & M2Z (Driver Only)

RCRA / HAZWOPER Training

  • Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA)

  • Clean Air Act (CAA)

  • Clean Water Act (CWA)

  • Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA)

  • Superfund Amendment & Reauthorization Act (SARA)

  • Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA)

  • National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)

  • Occupational Safety & Health Act (OSHA)

  • Hazardous Waste Transportation Act (HWTA)

  • Code of Federal Regulation (CFR 40, 29, & 49)

  • Contingency Plan

  • Spill Prevention Control & Countermeasure Plan (SPCC)

  • Security Plan

  • HAZWOPER

  • Standard Division Practices  (per department) (SDP's)

Refresher Training As Required By Law

  • RCRA
  • HAZWOPER

  • DOT
  • Forklift

Medical Exam

  • Pre-Employment Physical and Drug Test

  • Complete Physical Biennially

  • Pulmonary Function Test (PFT), Audiogram and Respirator Fit Test annual

  • Physical at Termination

PPE
  • Respirators - Full face OV/AG or half face with face shield

  • Full face supplied air in some areas

  • Suit - Appropriate Barrier Suite:  Liquid - yellow Tyvek with sleeves, apron, booties Solid - white Tyvek

  • Gloves - appropriate to hazards present - PVC over Nitrile or Butyl (Liquid Waste) Leather Work (Solid Waste), Leather/Cloth work (when handling equipment or containers)

  • Overshoes - Vinyl Booties - Waterproof Boots - Chemical Resistant Boots

  • Safety glasses

  • Hard Hats

  • Shoes - Steel Toe

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.

 

Normal setting for this job is: office setting and/or landfill/outdoor.

 

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.” 

Keywords: Waste Management, Austin , Mechanic, Heavy Equipment (Yellow Iron), Other , Hutto, Texas

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