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Waste Connections

Diesel Mechanic

Waste Management


Full Time

On Site


San Luis Obispo, California, United States

San Luis Garbage, a Waste Connections company, is now hiring for a safety consciousDiesel Mechanic to join the team at our hauling location in San Luis Obispo, CA! Previous waste experience would be a huge plus!

The starting pay rate will be anywhere from $32 to $39 per hour, depending on experience and qualifications. The pay range for this job category is $32-42/hour.

We also offer regular wage increases, great family benefits, and stable, year round work.

The schedule will be Monday-Friday 2-10:30pm with occasional Saturdays.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Inspects and repairs vehicles with diesel engines
  • Handles routine repairs, including oil and tire changes along with minor and major repairs from A/C, hydraulics, electrical, welding, engine replacement, transmissions, etc.
  • Interprets diagnostic test results accurately
  • Writes detailed inspection reports and repair plans in our system
  • Collaborates with other diesel mechanics
  • Completes test drives to make sure the vehicle runs correctly
  • Uses power, machine, and hand tools safely
  • Communicate with drivers for issues in morning and afternoon
  • Reviews, completes or assigns repairs identified on Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports
  • Maintains a clean, safe work area in compliance with corporate and OSHA standards
  • Follows all Waste Connections repair shop regulations and standards

Qualified candidate must have:

  • Tool set, tool box and proper personal safety equipment required
  • Basic computer skills and ability to learn test diagnostic laptop and software
  • Class B CDL or ability to obtain within 90 days of start of position
  • Welding experience a plus
  • Minimum of a High School diploma or GED

To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at [Register to View] target="_blank">[Register to View] . Application information and additional instructions can be found once you select your position of interest.

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 equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability or protected veteran status.