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Central Texas Refuse Class A Mechanic in Austin, Texas

Class A MechanicAustin, TX

Position Summary:

Employees will be responsible for effectively and efficiently diagnosing and repairing mechanical failures of company vehicles, including trucks, and related equipment. Responsible for performing preventive maintenance inspections as required.

Essential Functions (but not limited to):

  • Wears appropriate personal protective equipment when and where required.

  • Performs preventive maintenance or repairs on company assets according to the direction of supervisor.

  • Documents repair operations and time-tracking in accordance with company procedures.

  • Requisition of parts as necessary.

  • Performs failure analysis and reports findings to maintenance management.

  • Ensures work area is clean and neat.

  • Complies with company safety policies and with applicable state and federal regulations.

  • Conducts technical inspections and documents findings.

  • Maintains repair order documentation to include repair description, parts used and repair times.


  • Attention to detail

  • Problem Solving/Analysis

  • Process Management

  • Communication Proficiency

  • Teamwork Orientation

  • Technical Capacity

Education/Experience Requirements

  • Minimum three years’ experience as Truck Mechanic or Diesel Engine Specialist

  • Minimum High school diploma or GED

  • Texas Class B Commercial Driver’s License is required

  • Experience in the trash disposal industry is a plus

Physical Requirements

  • Walking

  • Bending

  • Climbing

  • Crouching

  • Driving

  • Sitting

  • Twisting

  • Visually inspecting around and under truck and its components

  • Able to lift at least seventy-five (75) pounds as needed daily

  • Stamina and flexibility to maintain a steady work pace

  • Reaching

  • Pushing/pulling

  • Gripping/grasping tools and/or controls

  • Able to effectively communicate with dispatch/supervisors

Minimum Qualifications

  • Legally eligible to work in the United States.

  • Must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Must successfully complete pre-employment testing.

  • Must be able to read and speak the English language well enough to communicate, understand, and respond to questions, directions, traffic signs, signals and safety training.

Work Environment

In mechanic shop and/or outside in all weather conditions.

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

Location - Austin, TX