Technician
Waste Management - Kingsport, TN

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Job Summary
Technicians are the key to keeping our business rolling! That is why Waste Management, an industry leader in waste and environmental solutions, is seeking motivated, skilled heavy-duty Truck Technicians to work in our shops. Our truck technicians enjoy a professional, clean, and well-organized work environment that supports our team atmosphere. Working under limited supervision, a Waste Management truck technician performs preventative maintenance, runs inspections, diagnostics tests, and repairs a variety of vehicles and equipment. Our truck technicians utilize computer diagnostics and work with fleet maintenance software programs to document part usage, account for repair time, and more.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The team atmosphere we mentioned above is critical to the success of our shops! Our technicians work closely with operations, and may be called upon to make road calls and assist in emergency situations on a route. Waste Management technicians pride themselves on doing the work right the first time and we look for this same sense of personal ownership of work when considering new members for our team. We also offer on-the-job training and encourage continuous learning and higher education to keep skills up to date.

There may be the opportunity for overtime, as well as weekend and/or holiday work. Since our technicians are working with heavy equipment in a shop environment, it is required that they be able to push, pull, drag, and lift items up to 50 pounds, and occasionally must work at shoulder level with equipment weighing up to 25 pounds. Technicians are expected to obtain a CDL license within 6 months of hire.

Supervisory Responsibilities
"This job has no supervisory duties."

Qualifications
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.
  • Must be at least 21 years of age or older

  • Legally eligible to work in the United States

    A. Education and Experience
  • 2 (two) years of experience working on heavy trucks and diesel engines

    B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements
  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record

  • Valid Class A or B CDL or willingness to obtain one

    C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
  • Successfully pass pre-employment (post offer) drug screen, background and motor vehicle records check

  • Ability to perform physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodations

  • Ability to work full time including overtime as needed

    Benefits

    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 Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401k plan, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

    If this sounds like the opportunity that you have been looking for, please click, "Apply Now."

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