Heavy Equipment Mechanic (Yellow Iron)

at Waste Connections
Location Florida, New York
Date Posted June 22, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Not Specified


Are you the Best Mechanic to ever turn a wrench?!

We are looking for a Heavy Equipment (Yellow Iron) Mechanic to join our team at our JED Landfill location in St Cloud, FL . In this position you will be doing preventative maintenance and minor repairs on our heavy equipment. Monday-Friday Day Shift with some occasional work outside those hours. This is an hourly position typically working 50-55 hours. On top of competitive pay also offer family benefits, 401k, and vacation.


  • Performs repairs and assigned preventive maintenance services.
  • Performs inspections, diagnosis and repair of electrical, hydraulic, suspension, brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment.
  • Ability to efficiently operate bulldozers, wheel loaders, motor grader, scraper. Able to operate preferred , but not required.
  • Maintains a clean, safe work area 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 involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment is desired.
  • Knowledge of light and heavy equipment operation and maintenance.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Ability to read, writes, comprehend and communicate service and technical information.
  • Minimum of 2+ years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified (mechanic experience).

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 Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran)

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