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Company: Waste Connections
Location: Des Moines
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

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 important.
    • INTEGRITY: Our definition is "saying what you will do and then doing it!" We keep our promises to our customers and our employees.

    • Please log in to the FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse to either register, review that all information is correct, or add any missing information to complete the background check process for Waste Connections. -


      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 OSHA standards.
      Perform repairs and assigned preventative maintenance services. Performs inspections, diagnosis, and repair of electrical, hydraulics, suspension brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment.
      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 equipment.
      Performs service calls for emergency breakdowns.
      Maintain a clean, safe work environment in compliance with corporate and OSHA standards.

      Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 60 pounds.
      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 precautions..
      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.

      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 Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran)

Keywords: Waste Connections, Des Moines , Welder-Mechanic, Professions , Des Moines, Iowa

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