Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Company: Waste Management
Location: Kettleman City
Posted on: June 9, 2021
Equal Opportunity Employer:
Super strength, strong skills and ready to make green your
thing? stability. great pay. advancement.
The Opportunity: Do you love working on machines? Do you want to
work with the latest technologies and modern practices? Are you
looking to build your career? Start your career today and join the
Waste Management team as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic. You'll work on
heavy equipment (Yellow Iron) that requires a high level of skill:
hydraulics, electrical and diagnostics. You'll perform preventative
maintenance services and inspect, diagnose, repair and rebuild
vehicles and equipment. Keep reading to learn if you're a fit for
our team and more about Waste Management's outstanding benefits
Location: Kettleman City, CA
Some Basic Requirements:
- 3 to 6 years experience repairing and maintaining landfill
specific heavy equipment such as excavators, dozers, compactors,
graders, ADTs, backhoe & scrapers
- Experience repairing diesel trucks, rolloff trucks and fleet
pick up trucks
- Possess skills in operating tools, equipment, parts and
procedures in dealing with yellow iron repairs
- Experience with Computer Diagnostics
- Basic welding knowledge and experience
- Experience with hydraulics & electrical repairs
- Own your own tools
- Valid Driver's License
- At least 18 years of age and legally eligible to work in the
I. Job Summary
Performs complex preventative maintenance tasks, and
troubleshoots and repairs a wide variety of equipment (Trucks and
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
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
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.
The requirements listed below are representative of the
qualifications necessary to perform the job.
A. Education and Experience
Education: Not required.
- Experience: 3+ years of prior Heavy Equipment diesel
B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other
- Valid Driver's License and must have a clean driving
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
New Employee Training
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)
Spill Prevention Control & Countermeasure Plan (SPCC)
- Standard Division Practices (per department) (SDP's)
Refresher Training As Required By Law
Pre-Employment Physical and Drug Test
Complete Physical Biennially
Pulmonary Function Test (PFT), Audiogram and Respirator Fit Test
- Physical at Termination
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
- 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
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."
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