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Diesel Mechanic at Waste Connections

Posted in Maintenance-Installation - Maint - Repair 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Kodiak, Alaska

Job Description:

Job Title

Diesel Mechanic

Employee Type


Requisition Primary Location

Kodiak, Alaska

Job Description

Waste Connections has an immediate opening for a Diesel Mechanic to work at Alaska Waste in Kodiak, AK. This is a full-time position in which you will be working 40+ hours on weekdays; occasional weekend work may be required. 

This is a one-person shop where you will maintain 10 pieces of equipment performing anything from Preventative Maintenance, Brakes, Diagnostics and more.  We offer competitive pay, plus a $700/year tool allowance.

Please apply online at and/or call Shannon at 360-566-6923

The Mechanic is responsible for:

  • Mechanical repairs to all Alaska Waste vehicles, to include independent diagnosis and repair of engines, transmissions, differentials, electrical, hydraulic systems, brake repair and replacement, tire repair and/or replacement, 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 or route work during vacation season.

  • 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.

  • Inputting information into our RTA fleet maintenance program

     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; ability to obtain one within the first 90 days required.

  • Must have own tools

  • Basic computer skills: Word, Excel, Outlook

Successful candidates are those who seek to thrive in an environment of operational excellence and accountability.  We offer excellent benefits including: relocation assistance, medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future". EOE Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veterans)

Job Requirements:


High School



Class B Commercial Drivers License with Air Brakes Endorsement - Department of Transportation




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