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Heavy Equipment Mechanic at Waste Connections US, Inc in Sunland Park, New Mexico

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Title

Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Employee Type


Requisition Primary Location

Sunland Park, New Mexico

Job Description

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

Click here to view a “Day in the Life” of our Mechanics:

The Position:

We are looking for a Heavy Equipment/Yellow Iron Mechanic to join the team at our location in Camino Real, NM. Previous waste experience would be a huge plus!


  • 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.

  • Typical schedule is Monday-Friday, occasional Saturdays as needed. 45 hours a week average.


  • 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.


  • Ability to read, write, comprehend and communicate service and technical information.

  • Minimum of 3 year of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified (both diesel and yellow iron experience).

  • Must provide own personal tools. Welding/fabrication experience a huge plus!

Apply today and Connect with Your Future!

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

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran

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