Waste Management **** $2000 Special Bonus ****Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Palmdale, California
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.
I. Job Summary
Performs complex preventative maintenance tasks, and troubleshoots and repairs a wide variety of equipment (Trucks and Yellow Iron).
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.
Repairs as needed equipment (including, but not limited to, bulldozers, scrapers, backhoes, front end loaders, yard trucks, farm tractors, forklifts, and company cars).
Diagnoses and repairs differentials, hydraulic systems, motors, transmissions, drives, air conditioning systems, and electrical systems.
Performs tasks per preventative maintenance checklist.
Completes records such as work orders, card files, P.M. checklists, and oil samples.
Services and maintains other equipment such as light plants, water pump, welders, and other equipment.
Reference site-specific procedures and more detailed site-specific job descriptions.
Performing other duties as assigned.
III. Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory duties.
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.
A. Education and Experience
Education: Not required.
Experience: One year of prior Heavy Equipment diesel maintenance experience.
B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
- Valid Driver's License and must have a clean driving record.
C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
Skill in operating tools equipment, parts and procedures utilized during the repair and servicing of vehicles and equipment, skill in repair of special purpose equipment, ability to effectively communicate needed repairs or tasks, ability to diagnose defects in and repair a variety of equipment and vehicles, ability to utilize fleet maintenance software program, and knowledge of Total Tire Maintenance Program may be required.
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.
Successfully complete pre-employment drug screen, physical, and background check, which will include previous employment check, criminal history and motor vehicle record review.
New Employee Training
HAZWOPER (24 Hour)
DOT & M2Z (Driver Only)
RCRA / HAZWOPER Training
Resource Conservation & Recovery Act (RCRA)
Clean Air Act (CAA)
Clean Water Act (CWA)
Toxic Substance Control Act (TSCA)
Superfund Amendment & Reauthorization Act (SARA)
Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA)
National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES)
Occupational Safety & Health Act (OSHA)
Hazardous Waste Transportation Act (HWTA)
Code of Federal Regulation (CFR 40, 29, & 49)
Spill Prevention Control & Countermeasure Plan (SPCC)
Standard Division Practices (per department) (SDP's)
Refresher Training As Required By Law
Pre-Employment Physical and Drug Test
Complete Physical Biennially
Pulmonary Function Test (PFT), Audiogram and Respirator Fit Test annual
Physical at Termination
Respirators - Full face OV/AG or half face with face shield
Full face supplied air in some areas
Suit - Appropriate Barrier Suite: Liquid - yellow Tyvek with sleeves, apron, booties Solid - white Tyvek
Gloves - appropriate to hazards present - PVC over Nitrile or Butyl (Liquid Waste) Leather Work (Solid Waste), Leather/Cloth work (when handling equipment or containers)
Overshoes - Vinyl Booties - Waterproof Boots - Chemical Resistant Boots
Shoes - Steel Toe
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.
Normal setting for this job is: office setting and/or landfill/outdoor.
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.
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I understand that applying to this job indicates that I have the legal right to work in the United States. I agree to perform physical duties of this position as outlined in the job with or without reasonable accommodations. I understand that if offered the position, I will be required to pass a drug screen.