Heavy Equipment Mechanic - $2,000 Sign On Bonus


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Casella Waste Systems, Inc. [Nasdaq: CWST] is a regional solid waste, recycling and resource management services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal, recycling, and organics services. Casella operates facilities in 6 northeastern states, with just under 2000 employees, and annual revenues of approximately $599 million.

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. has opened a search for a Heavy Equipment Mechanic to join our facility located in Holyoke, MA.

Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Perform Preventative Maintenance on all the equipment, Rolling Stock and Process equipment.
  • Maintain and keep in good repair all safety items on the equipment and the facility.
  • Repair all parts of the equipment and the Facility.
  • Perform tire changes with a mounted tire program on Trailers
  • Diagnose, Repair or replace hydraulic components and hoses on any vehicle or stationary equipment
  • Operate pneumatic and electric tools such as grinders and sanders, impact tools etc.
  • Be able to diagnosis and repair AC electric motors and controls.
  • Fabricate, cut and weld on many different pieces of equipment and the process line
  • Perform accurate Lockout/Tagout procedures whenever working on any equipment.
  • Perform all job duties in accordance with company safety policies and regulations
  • Must have the ability to record and track all work performed and maintain up to date equipment records.
  • Maintain a right sized inventory
  • Maintain an up to date PO Log or system.
  • Willing to assist Site Manager with non-equipment issues, outside of maintenance

Education, Experience & Certifications:

  • Proven work commitment record
  • Clean Class C Driver’s License must be maintained.
  • Minimum of 1-year experience inspecting, trouble-shooting, and repairing trucks and stationary equipment
  • 208v-240v and 480v experience wiring and troubleshooting
  • Control wire and low voltage experience
  • Welding, torching and fabricating experience
  • Conveyor experience and knowledge of different type of belts, rollers, pulleys, lacings, wipers and skirtings
  • Shaker and screen experience with drives
  • Rigging experience

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age and legally eligible to work in the United States
  • Must have working knowledge of Off Road Equipment (Yellow Iron)
  • Understanding of mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical systems
  • Must be familiar with the repair of Process line Conveyers, motor, gearboxes etc.
  • Must have own tools
  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills are required
  • Ability to be “on-call” is required
  • Ability to work with others and independently
  • Ability to work Overtime when needed
  • Ability to work in the elements
  • Ability to read electrical and hydraulic schematics
  • UFD Installations and programming

Casella Attributes:

  • Positive, team oriented attitude
  • Open to personal and professional training and development


We offer excellent benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and a 401(k) Plan.

Casella Waste Systems, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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