Diesel Mechanic - Maintenance Technician

Jacksonville, FL

Job status
Full time
Job description
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Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection companies, recycling centers, transfer stations, and landfills focus on providing effective solutions to make proper waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers.

Why Work with Us Our Company cannot thrive without great people devoted to serving customers, the community and the planet. We hire the best people to make Republic a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We strive to create a workplace that's meaningful and rewarding to our 33,000 employees. That's why we are proud to be recognized as Best Large Employer by Forbes, World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere, and Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2018 Corporate Equality Index.

Job Description

Republic Services is looking for ambitious, capable and skilled Diesel Mechanics - Maintenance Technicians to join our network of over 32,000 employees serving 14 million customers and over 2,700 communities across the United States. With direct supervision from a Lead Technician, Maintenance Supervisor or Maintenance Manager, a Technician B performs repair and maintenance work on diesel and non-diesel equipment and trucks including, but not limited to, chassis components, vehicle refuse bodies and control systems, hydraulic electrical, air brake systems, general engine work, HVAC components, suspension, drive train and steering systems. A Technician B may also perform basic tire work, such as replacement, tire rotation, and tread depth checks.

Enjoy the benefits of working on a single fleet with state-of-the-art equipment, supporting our drivers as they run their routes and servicing some of the most technically advanced vehicles on the road.


Tackle a new challenge every day 
• Maintain and repair highly intricate and powerful machinery 
• Receive training on new technologies and equipment

Work a regular shift in a stable industry

Be recognized for exceptional performance

Serve your community and your customers

Follow strong career paths for professional growth

Enjoy competitive wages and benefits

Join us and help make a positive impact on your community, your environment and your world.


Principal Responsibilities

Maintains a working knowledge of, and moderate skill proficiency in, the following vehicle components and systems, with the ability to perform preventative and repair maintenance functions, both on-site and on the road:

Chassis component repair and maintenance;

Refuse bodies, including control, hydraulic and electrical systems; and air and hydraulic braking systems;

Engine repair and maintenance;

Suspension, drivetrain and steering systems; and

Heating and air conditioning.

Performs line maintenance welding and fabrication.

Safely provides road service when necessary to ensure that the Company’s equipment is returned to operation in a safe and efficient manner.

Identifies the source of the malfunctions using a variety of electronic tools.

Completes applicable Company training programs.

Performs other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required by personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

Qualifications

Minimum of 1 year of experience in a technician role
Prior experience with, or knowledge of, maintenance work to be performed on Classes 1-5 light/medium duty and heavy-duty Class 7-8 trucks, aircraft, or ships
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