Diesel Mechanic

Website Recology Oregon Recovery - Metro South

Recology is NOW HIRING a Diesel Mechanic for our Metro South location in Oregon City! Generous Pay and Benefits Package. Overtime!

Swing and Night Shift:

12:30PM – 9PM : Sun – Thurs

1:30PM – 10PM : Tues – Sat


  • Diagnoses, tests and repairs vehicles and/or heavy landfill equipment including, but not limited to, powertrains and drivetrains, as well as electrical, steering, braking, exhaust and suspension systems.
  • Diagnoses, tests and repairs refuse vehicle and transfer trailer body systems including, but not limited to, hydraulic, body control, electrical and body mechanical systems.
  • Diagnoses, tests, repairs and maintains processing equipment such as balers, conveyors, hoppers, electric motors and controls, as well as maintenance shop and company facilities.
  • Performs basic fabrication work using welding equipment, torches, tools and/or machinery.
  • Orders and maintains shop parts, tools, equipment and supplies.
  • Accurately and efficiently completes paperwork and/or computer database entries relating to the work performed.

QUALIFICATIONS Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to qualify is:

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
  • Graduation from a formalized mechanical trade school highly desirable.
  • Four years of progressively responsible mechanical experience as a journeyman mechanic (or equivalent combination of education and experience).
  • Class A or Class B Commercial Driver’s License and medical with no air brake or automatic transmission restrictions within 10 weeks of hire.
  • Experience and knowledge of DOT Out-of-Service Criteria including CHP B.I.T. Inspections and DOT compliance audits.
  • Waste and recycling industry experience preferred.
  • Experience working in a maintenance facility or related environment with vehicles, processing equipment such as: balers, conveyors, hoppers, electric motors and landfill equipment preferred.
  • Basic computer programs.
  • Ability to work any assigned shift.
  • Work under pressure, handle stressful situations and maintain flexibility.
  • Ability to maintain high levels of activity or productivity; operating with effectiveness, and determination over extended periods of time.
  • Ability to read product information, manuals, work orders and other information necessary for performing essential job functions.
  • Ability to communicate, orally and in writing, effectively with peers, supervisors and customers.


  • becoming an owner in our Company
  • a supplemental retirement plan through our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • health and wellness benefits including medical, dental, and vision
  • a robust employee assistance program
  • contributions to a retirement plan
  • paid time off and paid holidays
  • pre-tax commuter benefits

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job; and pursuant to applicable law, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records. It is important that you provide accurate information on the job application, inaccurate information may cause delays in the processing of your application and/or may disqualify you as a candidate. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status. This description is not intended and should not be construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, effort, work conditions, and benefits associated with the job.

To apply for this job please visit phg.tbe.taleo.net.

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