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Plant Maintenance Technician Assistant

Company: Waste Management
Location: Pittsburgh
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Why work for Waste Management?

STABILITY. GREAT PAY. ADVANCEMENT.

Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste and environmental services in North America. We are strongly committed to a foundation of operating excellence, professionalism and financial strength. WM serves nearly 25 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection operations, transfer stations, landfills, recycling facilities and waste-based energy production projects.

Why should you apply? We invest in you!

  • Great Pay (based on experience)
  • Stability
  • Industry-leading health insurance
  • Yearly tool allowance, boot allowance, uniforms, and PPE
  • Paid vacation after 90 days
  • 401(K) + company match
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Employee Discount programs
  • An opportunity to work with an empowering workforce and career advancement

About the Job

The Plant Maintenance Technician Assistant works under direct and performs limited preventive maintenance assignments, completes minor repairs and assists in major repairs.

What Does It Take to be a Plant Maintenance Technician at WM?

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

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Legally eligible to work in the United States.

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

  • Successfully complete pre-employment drug screen and physical.

  • Proficient in welding and fabrication.

  • Knowledge of single and three phase electrical systems, electrical control systems, hydraulic systems, and pneumatic systems, including air compressors.

  • Ability to safely operate tools and equipment needed during the repair and servicing of equipment.

  • Ability to Diagnose defects and repair a variety of equipment and vehicles.

  • Required to provide basic tools to perform routine maintenance and repairs of equipment.

  • Education: Not required
  • Experience: Not required

What You'll Do

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.

  • Performs repairs in accordance with Waste Management Safety and Life Critical Rules and OSHA. (Occupational and Safety Health Act) requirements.

  • Performs minor repairs and assigned preventive maintenance services. Ensures all plant equipment is functioning properly.

  • Assist Technicians in the adjustments, repair or replacement of all fixed and rolling stock equipment including but not limited to balers, conveyor belts, gearboxes, electrical motors, machine shafts, rollers, and bearings.

  • Performs other maintenance and project related work as required.

  • Maintain a clean, safe work area in compliance with Corporate / OSHA Standards. Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.

  • Requires a flexible work schedule, which may include nights and weekends to support operating schedule and the needs of the facility.

Work Environment

Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

  • Required to use motor coordination with arms, hands, fingers, and legs.

  • Required to engage in physical activity that includes pushing, pulling, bending and lifting objects more than __ pounds.

  • Required to work from ladders or raised platforms.

  • Required to stand or work on concrete floors most of the work day.

  • Will be exposed to a physical environment, which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements most of the workday.

  • Normal setting for this job is material recycle facilities, repair/maintenance facility, outdoors or other facilities.

Note: The level of physical effort may vary from site to site and in some cases be greater or lesser than documented here.

About our 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 a Stock Purchase Plan, Company match on 401K, 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."

Thank you for your interest in Waste Management. In response to COVID-19, we will be conducting our review process through creative solutions. Your patience and flexibility is appreciated as our process may involve virtual solutions and take longer than normal. Interview process and timing may be delayed and will vary by site.

Keywords: Waste Management, Pittsburgh , Plant Maintenance Technician Assistant, Other , Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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