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Maintenance Manager - San Jose, CA #6078442

Company: Waste Connections, Inc

Date: 02/14/2019

Category: Business Services / Other

City: San Jose, CA

Job Title

Maintenance Manager

Employee Type


Requisition Primary Location

San Jose, California

Job Description

Who Are We?

WASTE CONNECTIONS, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) is not only the best waste services company in North America, it is also an amazing place to realize your potential, make decisions, have your voice heard, and partner with extremely hard working and passionate people! We seek servant leaders, mentors, top performers, and fun people. At Waste Connections, we value each individual’s unique background, experience, and passion to make us a great place to work.

Why you need to join us!

CULTURE: It’s a Great place to work! We work in an environment where empowered, self-directed all-stars know what they do is important.

INTEGRITY: Our definition is “saying what you will do and then doing it!” We keep our promises to our customers and our employees.

RESPECT: We show respect for our customers and fellow employees. Respect for ourselves grows through all the hard work and great service we provide to the communities we are privileged to serve.

Waste Connections is seeking an Assistant Maintenance Manager for our large hauling operation in San Jose, CA.

Position Responsibilities:

• Ensures adherence to the corporate safety program.

• Fosters collaboration between and among personnel.

• Coordinates the selling of commodities at the highest price possible.

• Ensure adequate training of mechanics, preventative maintenance mechanics.

• Ensure location is in compliance with all regulatory agencies and statutes.

• Responsible for the control of inventory and maintenance of equipment.

• Trains and assists Mechanics on methods for diagnosing and repairing vehicles and equipment.

• Schedules or assigns work to Mechanics, PM Mechanics or other Maintenance Shop personnel.

• Coordinates and/or transports vehicles to outside service for repairs, as needed.

• Tests vehicles to troubleshoot problems and/or tests repairs to ensure proper and safe completion.

• Prepares purchase orders and researches best prices on parts or repairs from vendors.

• Makes emergency road calls to repair trucks.

• Communicates regularly with the Region Maintenance Manager.

• Assists in monthly financial projections and annual budget.

• Responsible for maintaining department’s costs within budget

Knowledge and Skills:

• Must have ability to plan, budget, schedule and supervise multiple projects from concept to completion.

• Must have excellent working knowledge of DOT compliance requirements.

• Must have ability to motivate staff to meet corp., region, division and district objectives.

• Must have excellent organizational, analytical and communication skills and ability to achieve cost effective solutions.


• 5+ years maintenance experience in truck, light or heavy equipment maintenance and repair. Waste industry experience desired.

• Ability to train and motivate staff a must.

• Knowledge of air brake, hydraulic and electrical systems.

• Trade or Technical School Certificate preferred. High School or Equivalent required.

• Holds or ability to certify for CDL within 90 days of start date.

• Proficiency in vehicle and equipment diagnosis and repair.

Successful candidates are those who seek to thrive in an environment of operational excellence and accountability. We offer excellent benefits including: relocation assistance, medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future.

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veterans)

Job Requirements:







Who We Are

Waste Connections is an integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets. Our goal is to create an environment where self-directed, empowered employees strive to consistently fulfill our constituent commitments and seek to create positive impacts through interactions with customers, communities, and fellow employees.


Waste Connections is always working to protect the health of the communities we serve, and we are grateful for the hard work and dedication that you bring to your job every day. Working here means you are a safety-minded individual who is making important contributions on a daily basis that will make a positive impact on those around you. We appreciate that you are a person of integrity who takes pride in the work you do.

Our Opportunities


People who want to gain valuable professional experience will find that Waste Connections is a fantastic place to work. You’ll enjoy the opportunity for beneficial training and professional development opportunities that can help enhance your skills and lead the way to a more promising future.


Bring your passion to succeed and you’ll quickly discover that great opportunities are all around you. At Waste Connections, you’ll thrive if you are friendly, dedicated, and prefer a work hard/play hard culture that is focused on maintaining our reputation as the premier waste services company in the markets we serve.

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