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Container Mechanic/Welder 1st Shift - $1,500 Sign on Bonus

Posted on 14 March 2019 by

Waste Management 
Operations & Logistics 
Richmond, VA  

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.

Why Work for Waste Management
• $1,500 Sign on Bonus
• Competitive Pay with new, higher rates - Pay based on experience” – Multiple skill level of applicants acceptable
• Industry leading Health Insurance
• 401(k) with Company Match
• Employee Stock Purchase Plan
• Dental, Vision, Life, Short & Long-Term Disability Insurance
• Provided Uniforms
• Employee Discount Programs, Adoption Assistance Program, Legal Services Plan, and more!
• Ongoing Training and Career Advancement Opportunities
• An opportunity to work with an empowering workforce

Job Summary
Under general supervision, performs preventive maintenance services and inspects, diagnoses and repairs compactors and containers.
• Candidate must comply with all Company, ANSI and OSHA rules and regulations regarding compactor/equipment safety.
• Coordinate all compactor rebuilds, repairs, and track all costs by for any parts or labor used.
• Must have experience working with high voltage electricity, welding and fabrication applications and experience performing repairs on hydraulic equipment. Candidate must be able to read electrical schematics.

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.
Works under limited supervision and selects from written instructions and established procedures to accomplish assigned tasks.
Performs repairs and assigned preventive maintenance services.
Performs inspection, diagnosis and repair of electrical, hydraulic, suspension, brake and air systems as needed.
Utilizes computer electronics systems to interpret failure modes to initiate or assign repairs.
Estimates time and material costs on compactor and container repairs and requisitions new parts.
Performs all work within Standard Repair Times (SRTs).
Performs service calls for emergency breakdowns.
Conducts safety checks on compactors and containers.
Completes required paperwork, documenting parts usage, and accounting for repair times.
Assists senior technicians in the completion of project work.
Maintains a clean, safe work area in compliance with Corporate / OSHA Standards, and performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.

The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

Education and Experience
Education: None required
Experience: Two (2) years of relevant work experience.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
Valid driver’s license and must have a clean driving record.
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.

Work Environment
Listed below are key points regarding the physical requirements, and work environment of the job. A reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
Required to use motor coordination with arm, hand, finger, and leg dexterity.
Required to exert physical effort in handling objects more than pounds frequently.
Requires pushing, pulling, bending, twisting and lifting up to
Will be exposed to a physical environment, which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements most of the workday.

Note: The level of physical effort may vary from site to site and in some cases be greater or lesser than documented here.

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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