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Waste Connections, Inc Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Blenheim, Ontario

Job Title

Heavy Equipment MechanicEmployee TypeEmployee

Requisition Primary Location

Blenheim, Ontario

Job Description

Waste Connections of Canada the leader in non-hazardous solid waste management in North America is looking for an experienced Heavy EquipmentMechanic for the Ridge Landfill in Blenheim, ON.

Position Summary:

Safety is key in our business and the mechanic plays a crucial role in maintaining both personal and vehicle safety. The Mechanic is responsible for maintaining Waste Connections of Canada (WCC) vehicles and equipment in safe working order. The Heavy Equipment Mechanic will work directly with the Maintenance Manager to ensure that all vehicles meet all government regulations and standards for safety as well as WCC safety standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform repairs and assigned preventative maintenance services.

  • Performs inspections, diagnosis, and repair of powertrain, electrical and hydraulic systems on heavy equipment, such as dozers, compactors, excavators, ADT’s, etc.

  • Perform power washing on heavy equipment during routine preventative maintenance.

  • Complete required paperwork utilizing equipment maintenance software program associated with repairing equipment, documenting parts usage, and accounting for repair times.

  • Reviews and completes repairs identified on Daily Inspection Reports.

  • Conducts safety checks on equipment.

  • Performs service calls for emergency breakdowns that may take place in the landfill.

  • Maintain a clean, safe work environment in compliance with corporate and OH&S Act and Regulations.

  • Typical schedule is Monday-Friday, Saturdays on as needed basis.

Working conditions and Physical effort:

  • Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds.

  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.

  • Work environment may be indoors in a shop, or outdoors to repair equipment in the field.

  • Sometimes necessary to work in awkward or tight positions and to handle greasy or dirty tools. These factors require following basic safety precautions.

Requirements and Qualifications should be replaced with the following:

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of light and heavy equipment operation and maintenance.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Ability to read, write, comprehend and communicate service and technical information.

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified (yellow iron experience)

  • Ability to operate heavy equipment is desired.

  • Must provide own personal tools.

Pay rate and benefits:

  • $34.00/hr (licensed)

  • Full benefit

  • Tool allowance

  • Boots and uniforms

  • Growth opportunities

  • Family oriented company

What’s In It for You?

You will be joining a team environment and colleagues who embrace a “work hard, play harder” culture. Our compensation package is competitive, and comes with excellent benefits. You’ll also be associating yourself with a company that likes to lead by example, through a strong presence in our local communities, charitable giving, sustainability initiatives and more.

Please text Iram @ 416-907-5364

Waste Connections of Canada is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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