Waste Management Apprentice HD / Commercial Transport Vehicle Mechanic in BRITISH COLUMBIA, Canada

Title: Apprentice HD / Commercial Transport Vehicle Mechanic

Location: Canada-British Columbia-Brilliant

Job Number: 18004225

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.

Join our Waste Management team, the industry leader since 1971. With over 41,000 proud employees, Waste Management has the largest trucking fleet in the waste industry - over 18,000 trucks, and leads in CNG advancement with the largest fleet of class 8 Natural Gas Vehicles in North America. We offer opportunities in 48 states, the District of Columbia, and Canada.

Tired of just doing preventative maintenance or working only on engines? Are you ready to take the next step and work on equipment that requires a high level of skill - hydraulics, electrical, diagnostics - using modern maintenance practices and technologies? Are you looking for that right opportunity which will allow you to use and be rewarded for your skills and ability, and provide opportunity for growth? Our technicians are trained to provide superior maintenance on both diesel equipment and, at some locations, on our growing fleet of CNG trucks. We care about our technician’s safety and show it by demanding solid safety practices of all our technicians and managers. Pride, safety, training, growth, opportunity, great benefits, rewards – check us out, we may be the company for you.

Starting wage: % of licensed mechanic wage of $34.42/hour (effective April 1, 2018) depending on apprenticeship yearplus $2.00/hour if you have your Class 3 or higher license and your commercial Vehicle Inspection License.

Shift: Monday to Friday 9 am to 5 pm

I. Job Summary

Under direct supervision, assists Mechanics with basic repair and maintenance duties.

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.

  • Assists mechanics with repairs.
  • Carries tools and equipment to and from storage and working areas.
  • Performs oil changes and lubes trucks.
  • Performs PM services on trucks.
  • Performs tire changes.
  • Cleans work area, tools, and equipment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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

  • 3rd or 4th year Apprentice preferred in one of the following trades: >Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic (BC, NU, SK),

Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic (Construction) (QC),

Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic (Non-Construction) (QC),

Heavy Equipment Service Technician (NB),

Heavy Equipment Technician (NT),

Heavy Equipment Technician - Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic (Off Road) (AB)

Heavy Equipment Technician (AB),

Heavy Equipment Technician - Truck and Transport Mechanic (AB),

Truck and Transport Mechanic (SK, MB)

Commercial Transport Vehicle Mechanic (BC),

Heavy Equipment Technician - Truck and Transport Mechanic (NT),

Truck and Coach Technician (ON),

Truck and Transport Service Technician (NB),

Truck and Transport Technician (YT)

B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

  • Valid Class 5 drivers' license.

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.

  • Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc) most of the work day;
  • Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than _ pounds rarely;
  • Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc) rarely;
  • Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements rarely;
  • Normal setting for this job is: maintenance/repair shop.


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 pension, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

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Shift: Day

Overtime Status:

Job Field: Technician/Mechanic