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Preventative Maintenance Mechanic

Waste Connections

This is a Full-time position in WASILLA, AK posted June 9, 2021.

Job Title

Preventative Maintenance Mechanic

Primary Location

Anchorage, Alaska

Employee Type


Job Description

Alaska Waste, a Waste Connections company is looking for a safety conscience Preventative Maintenance Mechanic to join the team in Anchorage, AK! Mechanics interested in secure, steady employment are encouraged to apply.  At least 1 year of experience doing preventative maintenance on diesel trucks is preferred.  

The schedule will be Monday – Thursday, 1:30pm-11:30pm. The pay rate will be around $23.50/hour, depending on experience.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Performs repairs and assigned preventive maintenance services and repairs
  • Completes required paperwork utilizing fleet maintenance software program associated with repairing vehicles, documenting parts usage, and accounting for repair times.
  • Test drive trucks after services and repairs
  • Ability to effectively communicate and understand service schedule and/or repairs
  • Perform some welding
  • Available to help mechanic with repairs as needed
  • General shop cleaning responsibilities
  • Equipment safety checks
  • Maintain and track service inventory
  • Communicate with drivers for issues in morning and afternoon
  • Reviews, completes or assigns repairs identified on Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports
  • Maintains a clean, safe work area in compliance with corporate and OSHA standards.

Qualified candidate must have:

  • 1+ years’ experience in heavy truck equipment maintenance and repair or completion of accredited vocational technical school.
  • Basic tool set, tool box and proper personal safety equipment as required
  • Basic computer skills and ability to learn test diagnostic laptop and software
  • Class B CDL or ability to obtain within 90 days of start of position
  • Welding experience a plus
  • Minimum of a High School diploma or GED


To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at . Application information and additional instructions can be found once you select your position of interest.

We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term & short term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to “Connect with Your Future”.

Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran)