Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran
Looking for an excellent career opportunity with growth potential? Want to put your strong mechanical skills to good use? Well set your career gears in motion and apply for a new career with WM today!
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.
The Plant Maintenance Technician Assistant works under direct and performs limited preventive maintenance assignments, completes minor repairs and assists in major repairs.
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.
Performs repairs in accordance with Waste Management Safety and Life Critical Rules and OSHA. (Occupational and Safety Health Act) requirements.
Performs minor repairs and assigned preventive maintenance services. Ensures all plant equipment is functioning properly.
Assist Technicians in the adjustments, repair or replacement of all fixed and rolling stock equipment including but not limited to balers, conveyor belts, gearboxes, electrical motors, machine shafts, rollers, and bearings.
Performs other maintenance and project related work as required.
Maintain a clean, safe work area in compliance with Corporate / OSHA Standards. Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
Requires a flexible work schedule, which may include nights and weekends to support operating schedule and the needs of the facility.
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday (Tuesday-Friday hours are 11:00 am-7:30 pm and Saturdays are 7:00 am-3:30 pm)
There can be some variability in the start/stop times based on the needs of the business.
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.
Education: High School Diploma, a plus
Experience: 1+ years of experience with general mechanical troubleshooting and repair, welding, hydraulic repair and conveyor repair. Will also accept technical based degree in place of years of work experience.
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 pre-employment drug screen, physical, and background check, which will include previous employment check and criminal history review.
C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
Proficient in welding and fabrication.
Have knowledge of single and three phase electrical systems.
Have knowledge of electrical control systems.
Have knowledge of hydraulic systems.
Have knowledge of pneumatic systems, including air compressors.
Safely operates tools and equipment needed during the repair and servicing of equipment.
Diagnose defects and repair a variety of equipment and vehicles.
Technicians are required to provide their own basic tools to perform routine maintenance and repairs of equipment.
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.
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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.