Diesel Mechanic - $5K Sign on Bonus
Waste Industries

Nashville, Tennessee

Posted in Sales

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Job Info

Safely operate, repair, rebuild and perform mechanical and electrical maintenance on Company owned or leased heavy duty diesel trucks and equipment to ensure proper performance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and repair heavy diesel, CNG, gas and electrically operated equipment and vehicles.
  • Evaluate mechanical and electrical problems in using diagnostic equipment.
  • Perform routine vehicle maintenance and preventive care.
  • Check and repair electrical and cooling systems, and install heaters and similar accessories.
  • Road test vehicles to troubleshoot problems and/or test repairs to ensure proper and safe completion.
  • Perform road calls to make repairs on trucks broken down while driving collection routes.
  • Weld and perform minor body work.
  • Read and interpret VCR's (vehicle condition reports) and/or repairs orders, communicates with supervisor and/or driver for clarification of problems; may discuss preventative techniques with drivers to minimize future repairs.
  • Plan and schedule repairs and procure all parts for successful plan.
    Maintain accurate, updated preventive maintenance records.
  • Assist with training of maintenance technicians.
  • Operate tools, equipment, and machinery according to company safety procedures, and follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area in compliance with company and OSHA Standards, ensuring shop equipment and tools are in safe operating condition.
  • Correct unsafe conditions in work area and report any conditions that are not correctable to supervisor immediately.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) desired, but not required.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience as a diesel mechanic.
  • Must be able to meet relevant criteria for safety sensitive functions according to Company standards.
  • Must have own tools appropriate for the position.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customers.
  • Knowledge of all tools required to perform repairs and maintenance on vehicles.
  • Ability to follow schedules, instructions, technical manuals and maintenance guidelines, and other procedures associated with the maintenance of the company fleet.
  • Excellent attention to detail, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to prioritize workload and meet time sensitive deadlines.
  • Ability to be a self-starter capable of working effectively in a team environment or as an individual contributor.
  • Ability to read, write, and comprehend reports and associated documents.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral instructions.
  • Knowledge of DOT, OSHA, and other related state and federal regulations.

Physical/Mental Demands:
  • Ability to stand, sit, walk, use hands and fingers, reach, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, talk, hear, climb, balance, taste, and smell.
  • Continuous concentrated mental and visual attention required.
  • Visual Requirements: include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Frequent physical effort including handling tools and equipment required.
  • Frequently lift/push/pull up to 100 pounds.

Working Conditions:
  • Frequently exposed to loud noise, humidity, hot and cold weather conditions, moving mechanical parts, vibration, toxic and caustic chemicals, fumes, and airborne particles.
  • Occasionally work in high precarious places.
  • Work environment is usually loud.


We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

GFL Environmental is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities to apply. We seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences. GFL will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.

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