Equal Opportunity Employer:
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)
- 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
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
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
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
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
Performs repairs in accordance with Waste Management Safety and
Life Critical Rules and OSHA. (Occupational and Safety Health Act)
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
Maintain a clean, safe work area in compliance with Corporate /
OSHA Standards. Performs all work in accordance with established
- Requires a flexible work schedule, which may include nights and
weekends to support operating schedule and the needs of the
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,
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
Will be exposed to a physical environment, which involves dirt,
odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements most of the
- 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