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Waste Management Heavy Equipment Mechanic $2000 Bonus in Elgin, South Carolina

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Tired of just doing preventative maintenance or working only on engines? Are

you ready to take the next step and work on equipment that requires a high

level of skill - hydraulics, electrical, diagnostics - using modern maintenance

practices and technologies? Are you looking for that right opportunity which

will allow you to use and be rewarded for your skills and ability, and provide

opportunity for growth? Our Mechanics are trained to provide superior

maintenance on diesel earth moving equipment through hands on training and classroom OEM training! We care about our Mechanic’s safety and show it by demanding solid safety practices of all our Mechanics and managers.

Reason to Join the WM Fleet Family:

1.) $2000 Sign on Bonus! (internal employees do not qualify for bonus)

2.) Exceptional benefits, (each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability, Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days, (benefits vary by site)

2.) State of the art technical training (in house & with top vendors)

3.) Company paid uniforms, PPE & boot allowance

4.) Nationwide growth opportunity and path: Technician – Sr. Technician – Site Foreman – Supervisor

Check us out TODAY and bring your technical expertise home!

Job Summary

Performs complex preventative maintenance tasks, and troubleshoots and repairs a wide variety of equipment (Trucks and Yellow Iron).

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.

  • Repairs as needed equipment (including, but not limited to, bulldozers, scrapers, backhoes, front end loaders, yard trucks, farm tractors, forklifts, and company cars).

  • Diagnoses and repairs differentials, hydraulic systems, motors, transmissions, drives, air conditioning systems, and electrical systems.

  • Performs tasks per preventative maintenance checklist.

  • Completes records such as work orders, card files, P.M. checklists, and oil samples.

  • Services and maintains other equipment such as light plants, water pump, welders, and other equipment.

  • Reference site-specific procedures and more detailed site-specific job descriptions.

  • Performing other duties as assigned.


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

A. Education and Experience

  • Education: High School diploma preferred

  • Experience: 2+ years of prior Heavy Equipment or earth moving equipment maintenance experience completing PM repairs, diagnostics and troubleshooting

  • Preferred candidates will have some Cat and/or Volvo heavy equipment troubleshooting, preventative maintenance and PM service experience

  • Will also accept an equivalent completed 2 year Associate's Degree from a diesel mechanic school or equivalent trade school as minimum experience level with experience with PM repairs or lube tech positions

  • Candidate must be able to work with computers to run diagnostics software and complete work orders

  • Candidate must be able to lift up to 75 pounds safely to complete repair

  • Must have your own tools to complete heavy equipment repair

  • Valid Driver's License and must have a clean driving record.

  • Skill in operating tools, equipment, parts and procedures utilized during the repair and servicing of vehicles and equipment, skill in repair of special purpose equipment, ability to effectively communicate needed repairs or tasks, ability to diagnose defects in and repair a variety of equipment and vehicles, ability to utilize fleet maintenance software program, and knowledge of Total Tire Maintenance Program may be required.

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Legally eligible to work in the United States.

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