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Republic Services Diesel Technician C - Training Program in Dallas, Texas

Republic Services is a leader in Environmental Services, partnering with customers to create a more sustainable world.

We are Sustainability in Action — our promise to be environmentally responsible and to help our customers be environmentally responsible too.

Why choose Republic?

Joining Republic isn’t just about taking on a new job, it’s about making a commitment to create a more sustainable world together. Our people provide an essential service, serving and impacting customers, neighborhoods, and communities everywhere.

As a company, we are proud of our values and encourage those who share in our aspirations to join our team:

  • We protect our colleagues and communities through safe practices everywhere, every day.

  • We are committed to serving our customers and communities by going above and beyond to exceed expectations.

  • We take action to improve neighborhoods and communities by being environmentally responsible and creating a more sustainable world.

  • We are driven to deliver results in the right way.

  • We encourage a human centered culture that honors the unique potential and dignity of every person.

$18.00/hr during training in Arlington, Texas

POSITION SUMMARY: At Republic Services, Technicians play a critical role in maintaining the performance and quality of our fleet. A Technician performs routine and preventive maintenance on diesel and non-diesel equipment and trucks. The C Technician program will train a diesel program graduate on our specific equipment, maintenance processes and standards to help the technician gain the confidence needed to meet standard repair times and with high level quality repairs in their own shops. In the four weeks of training, they will learn:

  • Electrical diagnosis troubleshooting & repair of starting & charging systems.

  • Air conditioning & heating diagnosis, troubleshooting & repair.

  • 609 Certification

  • Air brakes/ABS component identification, inspection, diagnosis, troubleshooting & repair.

  • Brake inspector certification

  • Hydraulics component identification, inspection, diagnosis, troubleshooting & repair.

  • Hose making (certification optional)

  • Frame & Tires

  • Scan Tool intro

  • Transmissions, PTOs component identification, inspection, diagnosis, troubleshooting & repair.

  • Truck Body Style Familiarization

  • Truck preventative maintenance.

  • Online training: Cummings, Eaton, PACCAR, Meritor, Hendrickson, McNeilus, and Heil

To thrive as a Technician with Republic Services, the technician will need to be a logical problem solver with enthusiasm for vehicle engineering and the commitment to ongoing learning. As a key member of our front-line team, they will also need to live up to the values of the Company.


The Republic Services Technician C Tech program has opportunities available across the United States for a C Tech to join the team in one of our 180 business units. This outstanding career opportunity was created for aspiring Technicians to earn while they learn!


Republic Services Technical Institute offers a unique learning and development environment in which employees will gain on-the-job work experience while completing their technician education.

Your employment will start with four (4) weeks of company-paid training at our brand-new state-of-the-art Republic Services Technical Institute in Arlington, Texas.

In addition to acquiring cutting-edge technical skills, the Technical Institute will teach critical life and leadership skills while building strong professional networks across the Company to set you up for a long-term career at Republic. After completing the training, you will return to your assigned business unit where you will work your assigned shift.


  • A tuition-free program.

  • Full-time paid hands-on in-shop training on new technologies and equipment with experienced support to help you succeed.

  • Training goes beyond technical acumen, focusing on leadership development, life skills and wellness.

  • Paid housing accommodations and per diem during your training at the Republic Services Technical Institute in Dallas, Texas, for eligible employees.

  • Guaranteed consideration for a full-time technician position with Republic Services upon graduation.

  • Quarterly tool allowance, a uniform, and boots provided.

  • Career advancement opportunities in a stable industry.


  • Perform routine preventive maintenance under direct supervision, to include but not limited to:

  • Tire changes and replacements;

  • Tire rotations;

  • Hose replacements;

  • Light replacements;

  • Repair and replacement of small parts; and

  • Checking and filling fluids.

  • Through course work and on-the-job training, the trainee gains an increasing level of knowledge of basic heavy duty Class 8 truck maintenance.


We will provide the technical training you need to succeed in your career. In return you need to be committed to completing this one-year program.

Our ideal Technician will be a logical problem solver with an interest in engineering and technology.

  • Graduate of Diesel Technology Program from Vocational High School (CTE), Military, Technical School, Community College or equivalent and/or 1-3 years diesel entry level diesel repair experience.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to include some nights/weekends or holidays.

  • Must be willing to travel to & live in Dallas, Texas for 4 weeks of in-person training.

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.

• Retirement 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.

EEO STATEMENT: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.

Competitive pay. Great benefits. Purpose-driven career.