Mechanic, Heavy Equipment (Yellow Iron)
Company: Waste Management
Posted on: October 10, 2021
Equal Opportunity Employer:
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).
- 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
- Isn't afraid to get Dirty
Type of Equipment you will be
- Wheel Loaders
II. Essential Duties and
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
Diagnoses and repairs differentials,
hydraulic systems, motors, transmissions, drives, air conditioning
systems, and electrical systems.
Performs tasks per preventative
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
Reference site-specific procedures and
more detailed site-specific job descriptions.
Performing other duties as
This job has no supervisory duties.
The requirements listed below are representative
of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.
A. Education and Experience
B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or
C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities
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
Legally eligible to work in the United
Ability to perform physical
requirements of the position with or without reasonable
Successfully complete and pass
pre-employment drug screen and physical.
New Employee Training
HAZWOPER (24 Hour)
DOT & M2Z (Driver Only)
RCRA / HAZWOPER Training
Resource Conservation & Recovery Act
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Clean Water Act (CWA)
Toxic Substance Control Act
Superfund Amendment & Reauthorization
Comprehensive Environmental Response,
Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA)
National Pollutant Discharge
Elimination System (NPDES)
Occupational Safety & Health Act
Hazardous Waste Transportation Act
Code of Federal Regulation (CFR 40, 29,
Spill Prevention Control &
Countermeasure Plan (SPCC)
Standard Division Practices (per
Refresher Training As Required By
Pre-Employment Physical and Drug
Complete Physical Biennially
Pulmonary Function Test (PFT),
Audiogram and Respirator Fit Test annual
Physical at Termination
Respirators - Full face OV/AG or half
face with face shield
Full face supplied air in some
Suit - Appropriate Barrier Suite:
Liquid - yellow Tyvek with sleeves, apron, booties Solid - white
Gloves - appropriate to hazards present
- PVC over Nitrile or Butyl (Liquid Waste) Leather Work (Solid
Waste), Leather/Cloth work (when handling equipment or
Overshoes - Vinyl Booties - Waterproof
Boots - Chemical Resistant Boots
Shoes - Steel Toe
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
At Waste Management, each
eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package
including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term
well as a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, and
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.”
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