Republic Services Container Shop Welder-Fabricator in Catano, Puerto Rico

About Us

Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste. Through our subsidiaries, Republic’s collection companies, recycling centers, transfer stations, and landfills focus on providing effective solutions to make proper waste disposal effortless for our 14 million customers. We’ll handle it from here., our brand promise, lets customers know they can count on Republic to provide a superior experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world.

Why Work with Us

Our Company cannot thrive without great people devoted to serving customers, the community, and the planet. We hire the best people to make Republic 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 our 33,000 employees. That's why we are proud to be recognized as Best Large Employer by Forbes, World’s Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere, and One of the Most Meaningful Companies to Work for in America by Business Insider.

Job Description

The Container Welder/ Fabricator repairs, paints and performs maintenance to containers and roll-off boxes.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Attention to Detail – Notices the small things that others often overlook. Makes sure that every aspect of the overall task is done correctly.

  • Communication – Provides supervisors and co-workers with the information they need to maintain the equipment. Conveys information in a timely and accurate manner in written reports.

  • Customer Service – Within reason, does what it take to meet expectation of internal and external customers. Acts in a professional, courteous and cooperative manner towards customers and coworkers.

  • Dependability – Is someone supervisors and coworkers can depend on. Follows through and does what he/she says he/ she will do. Shows up for work on time and adheres to the established work schedule.

  • Ethics – Adheres to the policies and rules set forth by Republic Services. Is trustworthy and honest.

  • Learning Ability – Acquires knowledge and skill in mechanical, welding, cutting and fabrication concepts and techniques that are new to him/ her. Remembers and applies what he/ she has learned.

  • Safety orientation – Follows and promotes Republic Services’ safety rules and procedures. Recognizes hazards and anticipates danger. Does not take inappropriate risks.

Preferred Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.

  • Certified welder

  • Advanced knowledge of mig & stick welders, plasma cutter, and airless paint Sprayers. Familiar with basic use of hand tools

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to follow directions with minimal supervisory involvement.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Performs repairs and maintenance on front, rear and roll-off containers

  • Weld steel and aluminum components using MIG and ARC welding Equipment.

  • Fabricates steel components using a brake and shear.

  • Cuts steel using a plasma cutter or torch.

  • Fabricates steel components for hoppers, containers and compactors.

  • Installs lids and wheels on containers

  • Paints repaired containers

  • Follows all safety policies and procedures.

  • Completes required paperwork.

  • Install company and safety decals in accordance with company standard

  • diagram on containers and roll-off boxes.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

  • Refer more complex repairs to the Supervisor.

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.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 1 year welding experience

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).

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, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.