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Republic Services Heavy Equipment PM Technician in Abilene, Texas

Republic Services, Inc. is a leader in the U.S. environmental services industry. Through our subsidiaries, we provide superior customer experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet(r) for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world. Due to the nature of our industry, we make safety our top priority every day. We're dedicated to the safety of our employees, customers and the communities we serve.

Why Work with Us

We are guided by five essential core values - to be Respectful, Responsible, Reliable, Resourceful and Relentless in all we do, every day. We are reminded of these principles every time we see the five R's joined together to form the Republic Star. It's what makes us who we are and sets us apart from the competition. We are dedicated to doing our part to preserve the environment by creating a cleaner, safer and healthier world where people thrive - not just for today, but for generations to come.

We hire the best people to make Republic Services a great place to work. We are focused on attracting talented individuals across professions who are as committed to serving customers and the planet as we are. We strive to create a workplace that's meaningful and rewarding to employees at all levels of the organization. Apply today and join our team!

POSITION SUMMARY: The Heavy Equipment - Preventive Maintenance (PM) Maintenance Technician performs preventive maintenance service on all types of trucks and/or equipment, including diesel and non-diesel, to maximize safe and productive operations. The primary purpose of the Heavy Equipment - PM Maintenance Technician is to focus on preventative maintenance and other mechanic type tasks and services.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBLITIES:

  • Performs preventative maintenance and basic repairs on electrical, diesel and gasoline vehicles, including compactor, excavator, wheel loader, and other vehicles to maximize safe and productive operations.

  • Inspects truck and/or heavy equipment for condition, operation and fluid levels. Identifies and designates problems with equipment.

  • Power washes equipment as is necessary.

  • Checks, fills and changes appropriate fluids for all vehicle parts including engine, transmission, differentials, final drives, pump drives and hubs.

  • Greases, oils and lubricates components during preventive maintenance service.

  • Performs adjustments to various systems during preventive maintenance service.

  • Maintains and/or changes air, oil, coolant and fuel filters.

  • Performs cooling systems maintenance.

  • Checks safety equipment on truck and/or equipment.

  • Inspects tires according to Republic Services Tire Maintenance Standards.

  • Completes paperwork associated with preventive maintenance services and repairing equipment, documenting parts usage and accounting for applied times (i.e., work order times compared to time card times).

  • Completes daily consumables report to record hours, fuel and oil usage, and provide information for input into Dossier, Republic Services Fleet Management Software system.

  • Drives truck and/or equipment in and out of repair area.

  • Follows all safety policies and procedures.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Basic computer skills as demonstrated by knowledge of and ability to use MS Excel and word processing applications.

  • During employment, a technician may be required to complete the Republic PM Program and the One Fleet Republic Way program or any other relevant and applicable training program

  • High school diploma or G.E.D.

  • Mechanical Trade School certificate or degree.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENT:

  • Valid driver license.

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a technician position requiring knowledge and application of OSHA Haz Com; OSHA Lock Out Tag Out and all OSHA Fire Protection regulations.

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits

Eligible employees can elect to participate in:

• Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.

• Health care and dependent care spending accounts.

• Short- and long-term disability.

• Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.

• Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).

• Employee discount programs.

• 401(k) plan with a generous company match.

• Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, relationship or association with a protected veteran (spouses or other family members), genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

We work for Earth. Every day, we come to work with two purposes in mind – serving our customers and doing our part to preserve our Blue Planet®. Our commitment to both has led to such things as landfill innovations, solar energy projects, community education designed to teach people to properly recycle, ongoing efforts to reduce our vehicle emissions and improving safety through technology—to name a few. To put it simply, we are 35,000 guardians of the environment, striving to make the world a better place.

Republic Services is more than a recycling and waste services company. We are a company dedicated to turning waste into possibilities. Together, united under the Republic Star, we are working for a cleaner, safer and healthier world where people thrive, not just for today, but for generations to come.

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