Waste Management Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Hamilton, Ontario

Our Hamilton Transfer Station is looking to hire a Heavy Equipment Mechanic (421A Licenced) to provide support to 3 WM Landfills in the surrounding areas.

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?

The Opportunity...

As a Heavy Equipment Mechanic, you will be trained to provide superior maintenance service on equipment such as bulldozers, backhoes, excavators, rock trucks, front end loaders, farm tractors and WM company vehicles. We care about the safety of our employees and show it by demanding solid safety practices of all our Technicians.

You will be utilizing engine diagnostic equipment (computerized test equipment, calibration devices) to identify and diagnose equipment defects. You will have the opportunity to diagnose and repair differentials, hydraulic systems, motors, transmissions, drives, air-conditioning systems and electrical systems, while servicing and maintaining other equipment such as light plants, water pumps and welders.

You will be responsible for scheduling maintenance services for industrial machines and equipment, keeping equipment service records and effectively completing daily equipment inspections.

Interested? Here’s What You Need…

  • Must be a licenced 421A Heavy Duty Equipment Technician with the Ontario College of Trades, with membership in good standing.

  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently both independently and in a team environment.

  • Ability to complete given tasks in a timely fashion and possess self-motivation characteristics.

  • Comfortable working in all outdoor weather elements; this role is performed in the maintenance shop as well as the active landfill.

  • Must have a valid G class licence and own transportation.

  • Able to provide own tools to perform the job.

Benefits & Perks

You will receive a total compensation package including a competitive hourly rate, excellent medical, dental and vision benefits, paid vacation time and ample paid training. Not to mention unlimited learning opportunities and growth!

Pride, safety, training, growth, opportunity, great benefits, rewards – check us out, WM may be the company for you!

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Join our Waste Management team, the industry leader since 1971. With over 41,000 proud employees, WM 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.