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Repairs include everything from routine maintenance to repair of engines, chassis, drivelines, body components, hydraulic systems, brakes, electrical systems and suspension systems.

Key Position Responsibilities and Accountability

Routine and preventive maintenance on company-owned equipment — including diesel, gas and CNG engines/trucks

  • Skills and ability at diagnosing mechanical, electrical and hydraulic problems mechanical issues
  • Complete scheduled maintenance and troubleshooting, including engine tune-ups, DCA, magna flux, wheel packing, oil changes and lubrication
  • Maintain records of routine maintenance performed, defects and trouble spots identified and repairs completed
  • Requested repairs on company-owned equipment — including diesel and CNG trucks
  • Ability to repair and maintain automated residential, front load, and roll-off trucks
  • Knowledge and ability to safely, efficiently and effectively perform repairs to power, mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems for both vehicles and equipment
  • Expertise includes (but is not limited to) repairing chassis, drivelines, body components, hydraulic systems brake systems, electrical systems, suspension systems, wheels and tires

Road calls when drivers request roadside service

  • Make emergency road calls to repair trucks, making repairs as feasible at breakdown site
  • Call for towing assistance if on-site repairs are not feasible
  • Deliver and/or pickup truck in need of repairs
  • Complete all required paperwork related to the road service
  • Reads and interprets Vehicle Condition Reports (VCRs) and/or repair orders
  • Communicate with supervisors and/or drivers for clarification of problems and to discuss preventive techniques to minimize future repairs
  • Complete paperwork associated with repairing vehicles, including documenting parts usage and accounting for time spent

Essential functions

  • Knowledge and practical mechanical skills to work with all aspects of the equipment used in the operations of Rogue Disposal & Recycling, Rogue Waste Systems, and Rogue Materials and Recovery — including diesel and gas engines, transmissions, rear ends, suspensions, hydraulic systems and pumps, and electrical systems
  • Physical mobility to routinely move under trucks, bend, lift, climb, squat, kneel and get into tight working areas
  • Knowledge and skill in fabrication and the safe, efficient and effective use of tools used in fabrication — including both mig and arc welding, cutting torches, plasma arcs, hydraulic jacks, overhead hoists, hydraulic presses, porta-power and pressure washers
  • Skills and expertise in the safe, efficient and effective use of both air-powered and electric-powered hand tools — including grinders, sanders, cut-off saws, drills, wrenches and impact guns
  • Experience operating fork-lift equipment
  • Familiarity and basic skills in the use of hand-held computer testing equipment
  • Ability to routinely lift and move heavy objects

Position Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED certification
  • Minimum of two years heavy truck diesel, CNG repair and maintenance
  • Must have Oregon CDL Class A or B driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Must be able to read and understand manuals and work instructions, respond to written and oral instructions, and to provide written documentation and to exchange information
  • Must have basic math skills to add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers
  • Knowledge of electrical, power, transmission, brake and other gas, diesel and CNG automotive systems
  • Customer service attitude that’s professional, courteous and cooperative with all co-workers
  • Ability to follow safety rules and procedures — showing an appreciation for safety and setting an example for safe work behavior
  • Ability to work independently of direct supervision and to respond with flexibility to potentially changing service demands
  • Attention to detail to ensure accuracy of records and reports
  • Verbal and interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with predominantly English speaking equipment operators in order to address frustrations and potential conflicts effectively
  • Class B Commercial Driver’s License with the ability to obtain a Class A CDL

Preferred Experience

  • Mechanical, electrical, brake or trade school certificate
  • Welding and/or fabrication skills and/or experience
  • Certificate in electronic diagnostics
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, as well as OEM software for Allison, Cat, Cummins and Mack
  • Municipal solid waste industry experience

Conditions of Employment

Candidates for this position must meet the above requirements and successfully pass a post offer Department of Transportation (DOT) drug screen, physical and physical capacities evaluation.

Title: Mechanic

Divison/Department: Rogue Waste Systems — Shop

Reports to: Maintenance Supervisor

Location: 8001 Table Rock Road in White City, Oregon

Employee Status: Union/Non-Exempt

Work Schedule: Formal work week is from Sunday through Saturday. Scheduled work shifts are hours between 6:30am and 11pm, five days per week, depending on service demand. Additional work on other days may be required as needed. Work day includes 30 minute unpaid meal period and two unpaid 10 minute breaks.

Probationary Period: 720 hours worked


Wages: Per labor agreement with Teamsters 962

Vacation: Per labor agreement with Teamsters 962

Benefits: Medical, dental and vision benefits (see company benefit plan descriptions)

Drug and Alcohol Testing: Subject to pre-employment drug and random selection alcohol and drug testing

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