Maintenance Manager

Less than 5 years experience  •  Transportation Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/20/17
Cleveland, TN
Less than 5 years experience
Transportation Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/20/17

Job Description

WASTE CONNECTIONS, Inc. (NYSE: WCN) – We are an integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in 39 states and 6 Canadian Provinces. Our 2015 annual revenue was 2.1 billion and are projected to be over 4 billion at the end of 2016. We, 15,000+ employees, foster a work culture of Servant Leadership.

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, always relying on our Operating Values as the foundation for our existence.

Waste Connections has an immediate opening for a Maintenance Manager for our Cleveland, TN operation.  The position will be responsible for directing, monitoring, and improving daily activities of the fleet and shop facilities.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Ensures adherence to the corporate safety program.
  • Fosters collaboration between and among personnel.
  • Ensures adequate training of mechanics, PM mechanics, and other shop personnel.
  • Ensures location is in compliance with all regulatory agencies and statutes.
  • Responsible for the control of inventory and maintenance of equipment.
  • Prepares purchase orders and researches best prices on parts or repairs from vendors.
  • Discusses maintenance issues, contract, and warranty work with vendors.
  • Schedules and assigns work to mechanics and shop personnel.
  • Assists in monthly financial projections and annual budget.
  • Responsible for maintaining department’s costs within budget.
  • Trains and assists mechanics on methods for diagnosing and repairing vehicles and equipment.
  • Completes paperwork associated with repairing vehicles, documenting parts usage, and accounts for applied times (work order times vs. time card times).
  • Perform repairs and maintenance on front-end loaders, rear-end loaders, roll off, and other vehicles, machines, or heavy equipment.

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.


  • 7+ years maintenance experience in truck, light or heavy equipment maintenance and repair. 
  • Ability to train and motivate staff members to meet district objectives.
  • Knowledge of air brake, hydraulic, and electrical systems.
  • Proficiency in vehicle and equipment diagnosis and repair.
  • Ability to read and comprehend service and technical information.
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Holds or ability to certify for CDL within 90 days of start date.
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