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Waste Connections Preventative Maintenance Technician in Canby, Oregon

Kahut Waste Services, a Waste Connections company, has an opening for a Preventative Maintenance Technician to work on our truck fleet in Canby, Oregon.

PM Technicians interested in secure, steady employment are encouraged to apply.

Commercial Driver’s license A or B CDL is preferred but not required.

Mechanic tools and tool box required. Shop also has tools onsite to use.

Shift: Monday-Friday, 3:00 PM - Midnight .

Starting wage: $27.00/HR DOE.

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform repairs and inspections, safety checks, diagnosis and repair of electrical, hydraulic, suspension, brake and air systems on diesel vehicles.

  • Performs repairs and assigned preventive maintenance services.

  • Utilizes vehicle computer electronics systems to interpret failure modes to initiate or assign repairs.

  • Conducts safety checks on vehicles and equipment.

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

  • Reviews, completes or assigns repairs identified on Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports.

  • Performs maintenance related work as required.

  • Maintains a clean, safe work area in compliance with corporate and OSHA standards.

  • Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.

  • Ability to effectively communicate needed repairs or tasks.

Qualified candidates must have:

  • Experience in commercial or similar repair field is preferred but not required.

  • Willingness to learn new skills, and a positive attitude.

  • Driver’s license.

  • Basic tool set and toolbox.

  • Basic computer skills and ability to learn test diagnostic laptop and software.

Working conditions & physical effort:

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

  • Work environment may be indoors in a shop, or outdoors to repair trucks on the road. Usually well-lighted and ventilated. Sometimes necessary to work in awkward or tight positions and to handle greasy or dirty tools. These factors require following basic safety precautions.

What we offer to you:

  • Yearly Safety Bonuses up to $1,750!

  • Yearly Boot allowances of up to $300.00 a year.

  • $150.00 monthly tool allowance.

  • Competitive compensation.

  • Performance-based career growth potential.

To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at www.wasteconnections.com .

Application information and additional instructions can be found once you select your position of interest.

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term & short term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future".

Waste Connections is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability or protected veteran status.