Senior Diesel Traveling Mechanic - ANYWHERE IN THE USA At Waste Management

Req Number: 17020282 | Date Posted: 2/13/2018

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.
Are you a Mechanic in the Oil and Gas Industry looking to transfer your experience to a company that has the resources and reputation to provide its employees with growth opportunity and a stable career? Are you a seasoned Diesel Mechanic in the trucking industry looking to take the next step and work on equipment that requires a high level of skill – hydraulics, electrical and diagnostic - using modern maintenance practices and technologies? Waste Management has immediate openings for skilled mechanics open to 100% travel, competitive compensation, top-notch benefits and opportunities to learn and grow in the waste industry with Waste Management.  Our mechanics are trained to provide superior maintenance on both diesel equipment and, at some locations, on our growing fleet of CNG trucks. 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. May provide guidance and training along with assisting other Technicians as directed by the Fleet Manager.

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. 
  • 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. 
  • Maintains a clean, safe work area in compliance with Corporate/OSHA Standards, and performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
  • Extensive Travel (minimum of 40 - 47 weeks per year)
  • Ability to work on night shifts, when business needs so require
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: High school diploma or G.E.D (accredited).
  • Experience: Four years of relevant work experience (in addition to education requirement).
B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
  • Required: Valid driver’s license, CDL license (or ability to obtain within ninety (90) days)
  • 3 or more ASE Certifications (or the equivalent and willing to obtain within 1 year) among the following:
    • Brakes (T4 ASE)
    • Drive Train (T3 ASE)
    • Heat/Vent/AC (T3 ASE)
    • Steering Suspension (T5 ASE)
    • Elec/Electronic (T6 ASE)
    • PMI (T8 ASE)
    • Diesel Engines (T2 ASE)
    • Natural Gas (F1 ASE)
  • Must also become certified in the following within three (3) weeks of hire): Hydraulics (WMI Class); Transmission (WMI Class), Heavy Equipment (WMI Class)
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.
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: 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.”  *MSJA*

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Not Specified
Location: Richmond, VA,
Job Type: Full-Time
Date Posted: 2/13/2018
Req Number: 17020282

About US

Waste Management is North America's leading provider of integrated environmental solutions. We partner with our customers and communities to manage and reduce waste from collection to disposal while recovering valuable resources and creating clean, renewable energy. We are on a quest for environmental performance, a mission to maximize resource value, while minimizing - and even eliminating - environmental impact so that both our economy and our environment can thrive.

Headquartered in Houston, the company serves nearly 20 million municipal, commercial, industrial, and residential customers through a network of 367 collection operations, 355 transfer stations, 273 active landfill disposal sites, 16 waste-to-energy plants, 104 recycling plants, and 111 beneficial-use landfill gas projects.

We offer a great benefits package which includes Health Care, Family Care, and Financial & Educational Benefits.