• Shop Supervisor

    Alaska Waste
    Job Description

    Alaska Waste is seeking a Shop Supervisor to join our hauling operation in Fairbanks, AK.

    Position Responsibilities:

    •    Ensures adherence to the corporate safety program.

    •    Fosters collaboration between and among personnel.

    •    Coordinates the selling of commodities at the highest price possible.

    •    Ensure adequate training of mechanics, preventative maintenance mechanics.

    •    Ensure location is in compliance with all regulatory agencies and statutes.

    •    Responsible for the control of inventory and maintenance of equipment.

    •    Trains and assists Mechanics on methods for diagnosing and repairing vehicles and equipment.

    •    Schedules or assigns work to Mechanics, PM Mechanics or other Maintenance Shop personnel.

    •    Coordinates and/or transports vehicles to outside service for repairs, as needed.

    •    Tests vehicles to troubleshoot problems and/or tests repairs to ensure proper and safe completion.

    •    Prepares purchase orders and researches best prices on parts or repairs from vendors.

    •    Makes emergency road calls to repair trucks.

    •    Communicates regularly with the Region Maintenance Manager.

    •    Assists in monthly financial projections and annual budget.

    •    Responsible for maintaining department’s costs within budget

    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.


    •    5+ years maintenance experience in truck, light or heavy equipment maintenance and repair. Waste industry experience desired.

    •    Ability to train and motivate staff a must.

    •    Knowledge of air brake, hydraulic and electrical systems.

    •    Trade or Technical School Certificate preferred. High School or Equivalent required.

    •    Holds or ability to certify for CDL within 90 days of start date.

    •    Proficiency in vehicle and equipment diagnosis and repair.

    To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at our website, www.AlaskaWaste.com/employment.

    Application information and additional instructions can be found once you select your position of interest.

    We offer excellent benefits including: medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long term & short term disability, life insurance, 401K retirement and unlimited opportunities to "Connect with Your Future".

    Waste Connections is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran)

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