Alaska Waste - Diesel Mechanic

Published: Jan. 10, 2020 at 7:15 PM AKST
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Job Title: Diesel Mechanic

Employee Type: Employee

Requisition Primary Location: Fairbanks, Alaska

Job Description:

Alaska Waste, a Waste Connections company, has an immediate opening for a Diesel Mechanic to work in our shop in Fairbanks, AK!

This is a full time position with benefits. The schedule will be Monday-Friday 8 hour shifts; occasional evening and weekend work may be required. In addition, trips to Healy, AK may be required.

Starting pay depends on experience.

The Mechanic is responsible for:

-Mechanical repairs to all Alaska Waste vehicles, to include independent diagnosis and repair of electrical and hydraulic systems, brake repair and replacement, tire repair and/or replacement, and component rebuilding of engines, transmissions, differentials, etc.

-Welding and vehicle-washing associated with the above duties

-Driving, loading, unloading, and operating various collection vehicles, forklifts, and/or other vehicles in order to facilitate job duties

-Operating vehicle in accordance with all DOT, OSHA state, and federal requirements

-Safety of vehicle and equipment

-Operating various types of electrical diagnostic equipment, overhead crane, truck hoist, forklift, electric and gas welding equipment, etc.

Job Requirements:

-1 year of previous experience performing general mechanical repairs required; 3 years preferred. 1 year heavy truck/equipment

-High school diploma or GED

-Ability to lift up to 65 pounds

-Class B commercial driver’s license preferred

-Must have own tools

To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at

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