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Waste Connections Incorporation

Heavy Equipment Mechanic (Yellow Iron)

Waste Management


Full Time

On Site


Saint Cloud, Florida, United States

Are you the Best Mechanic to ever turn a wrench?!

We are looking for a Heavy Equipment (Yellow Iron) Mechanic to join our team at our JED Landfill location in St Cloud, FL. In this position you will be doing preventative maintenance and minor repairs on our heavy equipment.Monday-Friday Day Shift with some occasional work outside those hours. This is an hourly position typically working 50-55 hours. On top of competitive pay also offer family benefits, 401k, and vacation.


  • Performs repairs and assigned preventive maintenance services.

  • Performs inspections, diagnosis and repair of electrical, hydraulic, suspension, brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment.

  • Ability to efficiently operate bulldozers, wheel loaders, motor grader, scraper. Able to operate preferred, but not required.

  • Maintains a clean, safe work area in compliance with corporate and OSHA standards.


  • Extensive physical activity. Requires strenuous physical work; heavy lifting, pushing, or pulling required of objects over 50 pounds.

  • Work environment involves some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.

  • Ability to operate heavy equipment is desired.

  • Knowledge of light and heavy equipment operation and maintenance.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Ability to read, writes, comprehend and communicate service and technical information.

  • Minimum of 2+ years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified (mechanic experience).

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term & short term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future".

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran)