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Waste Connections Incorporation

Industrial Maintenance Person

Waste Management


Full Time

On Site


Eugene, Oregon, United States

Ecosort, A Waste Connections Company is looking to hire an experienced Industrial Maintenance Person, to join our Recycling Facility Team in Eugene, OR. Previous waste experience would be a huge plus!

The Schedule will be Monday Through Friday 7:30am-3:30Pm with Occasional Overtime. Hourly Rate will be $28.00/HR

Job Details

  • Performs repairs and Preventative Maintenance services on a variety of Heavy Equipment, sorting Line/Conveyor Repair or Maintenance, welding, and Facility Equipment.

  • Performs repairs on Equipment such as, Horizontal baler, Feed Lines, Conveyer Systems, Sort Line, OCC Disc Screen, and Metering Drum.

  • Talking with vendors and ordering parts.

  • Working with other mechanics on the other shifts for job assignments or work orders.

  • Helping with the maintenance budget/forecast process.

  • Being part of the facility inspections, and an active member of the safety committee.

  • Conducts safety checks and periodic inspections on vehicles and equipment.

  • Reviews, completes or assigns repairs identified on Operator Vehicle Inspection Reports.

  • Performs maintenance related work as required.

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

  • Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.

  • Ability to effectively communicate needed repairs or tasks

  • Rate of Pay is $25.00/HR.

  • Mostly working on the sort line. Doing Preventative Maintenance work, repairs and adjustments. There is occasionally work that needs to be done on the yellow iron. But the main focus of that shift is the sort line.

  • Tracking conveyor belts, changing bearings, changing head and tail pulleys, installing new belts, cutting out old slider bed pans and fabricating and welding in new slider bed pans, daily greasing and inspections


  • Minimum 1-3+ years’ experience in heavy equipment maintenance and repair.

  • ASE Certifications or equivalent Welding qualified preferred, not required

  • Safety Minded and motivated; ability to work independently or alongside others

  • Knowledge of yellow iron/Heavy Equipment is required.

  • Must be able to lift 75lbs

  • Own and provide personal tools.

  • Proficiency in vehicle and equipment diagnosis and repair.

  • Ability to read and comprehend service and technical information.

  • High School or GED is required.

What we offer to you:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits

  • Uniforms/Safety Gear

  • Yearly Boot allowance

  • Tool Allowance

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 Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran)