Company: Waste Connections
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: May 16, 2022
Waste Connections is looking for a safety conscience,
Welder/Mechanic to join our GROWING team in Des Moines, IA!
The hours of this position are 10:00am-7:00pm
***$5,000 SIGN ON BONUS***
Why you need to join us!
- CULTURE: It's a Great place to work! We work in an environment
where empowered, self-directed All-stars know what they do is
- INTEGRITY: Our definition is "saying what you will do and then
doing it!" We keep our promises to our customers and our
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DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES :
Perform welding and repair of trash containers and compactors as
well as trash trucks in our fleet.
Maintains a clean, safe work area in compliance with Corporate and
Perform repairs and assigned preventative maintenance services.
Performs inspections, diagnosis, and repair of electrical,
hydraulics, suspension brake and air systems on vehicles and
Utilize vehicle computer electrical systems to interpret failure
modes to initiate or assign repairs.
Complete required paperwork utilizing fleet maintenance software
program associated with repairing vehicles, documenting parts
usage, and accounting for repair times.
Reviews, completes, or assigns repairs identified on Driver Vehicle
Inspection Reports. Conducts safety checks on vehicles and
Performs service calls for emergency breakdowns.
Maintain a clean, safe work environment in compliance with
corporate and OSHA standards.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:
Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work;
heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 60
Work environment may be indoors in a shop, or outdoors to repair
trucks on the road. Usually well-lighted and ventilated. Sometimes
necessary to work in awkward or tight positions and to handle
greasy or dirty tools. These factors require following basic safety
The employee is exposed to outside weather, including frequent wet
and/or humid conditions, as well as exposure to fumes and
vibration. Noise level is usually moderate.
MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Valid drivers license (CDL preferred, but not required).
Ability to read, write, comprehend and communicate in English.
2 years of experience preferred.
Must own personal tools.
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
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