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Assistant Diesel Mechanic

Company: Waste Management
Location: Madison
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

Why Wrench for Waste Management?

 

STABILITY.  GREAT PAY.  ADVANCEMENT

   

Why should you apply? We invest in you!

  • Great Pay (based on experience)
  • Industry-leading health insurance
  • 3 Weeks Paid Time Off
  • 401k + Company Match
  • 100% Paid Tuition, Books & Fees for 135+ education programs
  • Discounted Stock Options
  • Yearly tool allowance, boot allowance, uniforms, safety vests and protective eye wear
  • Non flat-rate shops
  • An opportunity to work with an empowering workforce and career advancement

 

Our Mechanics 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 Mechanic’s safety and show it by demanding solid safety practices of all our Mechanics and managers. Pride, safety, training, growth, opportunity, great benefits, rewards – check us out, we may be the company for you.

 

***This is a 2nd shift position***

 

About the Job

Our Mechanics are trained to provide superior maintenance on both diesel equipment and on our growing fleet of CNG trucks. As an Assistant Diesel Technician, you’ll work with and learn from experienced diesel technicians as you develop your skills and accomplish your tasks. You'll make minor repairs as well as conduct preventive maintenance (PMs) and safety checks on our fleet. You’ll also have opportunities to assist with service calls for vehicle breakdowns. 

 

What's the Shop Like?

This shop is modern, clean, and organized!  This shop focuses on delivering a high rate of efficiency.  Our mechanics achieve this high level of efficiency due to the collaborative environment they’ve created that focuses on sharing best practices.  If you're looking for a great team environment, this is it.

 

What Does it Take to Be an Assistant Mechanic / Technician?
Below are the minimum qualifications to be a fit for this job.

  • No prior work experience or education is required (but is preferred)
  • Previous automotive, diesel, or heavy truck experience or education is preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and must have a clean driving record
  • 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.

 

What You'll Do
To be successful as an Assistant Mechanic, you’ll be expected to perform the following tasks:  

  • Perform all work in accordance with established safety procedures
  • Perform minor repairs and assigned preventive maintenance services
  • Complete your required paperwork utilizing fleet maintenance software program associated with repairing vehicles, documenting parts usage, and accounting for repair times.
  • Assist the team in the repair and adjustment of equipment
  • Wash vehicles and equipment.
  • Conduct safety checks on vehicles.
  • Assist senior mechanics in the completion of project work (key part of your development)
  • Assist with service calls for breakdowns.
  • Perform other maintenance related work as required.
  • Maintain a clean, safe work area in compliance with Corporate / OSHA Standards.

 

Safety and our Work Environment

Safety is a core value at Waste Management and we have zero tolerance for unsafe actions or conditions. We strive to maintain a clean, safe work area in compliance with Corporate/OSHA Standards, and perform all work in accordance with established safety procedures. 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 workday
  • You'll handle objects less than 30 pounds most of the workday

 

About our Benefits

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, "Apply” today!

 

About WM

Waste Management (WM) is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. 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.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Keywords: Waste Management, Madison , Assistant Diesel Mechanic, Other , Madison, Wisconsin

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