Yellow Iron Mechanic
Requisition Primary Location
Waste Connections is looking to hire an experienced Maintenance Mechanic to join the team in Vancouver, Washington. Previous waste experience would be a huge plus! Hours for this position will be Monday Through Friday 2:00Pm to 10:30Pm.
Performs repairs and assigned preventive maintenance services on a variety of Heavy Equipment, sorter Line Repair, welding, and Yellow Iron repair.
Conducts safety checks and periodic inspections on vehicles and equipment.
Reviews, completes or assigns repairs identified on Operator Vehicle Inspection Reports.
Performs maintenance related work as required.
Maintains a clean, safe work area in compliance with corporate and OSHA standards.
Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
Ability to effectively communicate needed repairs or tasks
Rate of Pay is $22.00/HR to Start
Mostly working on the sortline. Doing PM work, repairs and adjustments. There is occasionally work that needs to be done on the yellow iron. But the main focus of that shift is the sortline.
Tracking conveyor belts, Changing bearings, changing head and tail pulleys, installing new belts, cutting out old slider bed pans and fabricating and welding in new slider bed pans, daily greasing and inspections
Minimum 1-3 years' experience in heavy equipment maintenance and repair.
ASE Certifications or equivalent Welding qualified preferred, not required
Safety Minded and motivated; ability to work independently or alongside others
Knowledge of yellow iron/Heavy Equipment is required.
Must be able to lift 75lbs
Own and provide personal tools.
Proficiency in vehicle and equipment diagnosis and repair.
Ability to read and comprehend service and technical information.
High School or GED is required.
To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at www.wasteconnections.com . Application information and additional instructions can be found once you select your position of interest.
We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term & short term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future".
Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran)