Casella Waste Systems, Inc. Heavy Equipment Mechanic - $2,000 Sign On Bonus in Holyoke, Massachusetts

Heavy Equipment Mechanic - $2,000 Sign On Bonus


  • Careers

  • Heavy Equipment Mechanic - $2,000 Sign On Bonus

  • Reference: JOB15646

  • Location: Holyoke, MA

  • Company: Holyoke MA Hauling

  • Status: Available

    Apply Today

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.