Diesel Mechanic (Monday-Friday)

at Waste Connections
Location Paris, Texas
Date Posted September 23, 2022
Category Trades & Services


Waste Connections has an immediate opening for a 2nd Shift Diesel Truck Mechanic at our site in Paris, TX . In this position you will be performing preventative maintenance, repairs on hydraulic and electrical systems, along with parts replacement and minor engine repair on our garbage trucks. Ideal candidate will have strong diagnosis skills, experience with internal engine repair, and road call experience.


  • CULTURE: It's a Great place to work! We work in an environment where empowered, self directed All-stars know what they do is important.
    • INTEGRITY: Our definition is "saying what you will do and then doing it!" We keep our promises to our customers and our employees.

      Hours are 3:00pm to 3:00am Monday through Friday with some Saturdays.


      • Perform repairs and assigned preventative maintenance services. Performs inspections, diagnosis, and repair of electrical, hydraulics, suspension, brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment.
      • Utilize vehicle computer electronic systems to interpret failure modes to initiate or assign repairs.
      • Complete 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.
      • Conducts safety checks on vehicles and equipment.
      • Performs service calls for emergency breakdowns. Class B CDL preferred or ability to obtain in the future.
      • Maintain a clean, safe work environment in compliance with corporate and OSHA standards.


        • 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.


          • 2+years d iesel mechanic experience preferred
          • Must provide own personal tools.

            We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement.

            W aste Connections is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veterans).

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