310T Heavy Truck Mechanic - $3,000 Signing Bonus Newmarket 2153004

Newmarket, ON

Our company is the leader in non-hazardous solid waste management in North America is looking for a 310T Mechanic for our shop at our processing facility in Barrie, ON .

$3,000 Signing Bonus offered. 

2nd or 3rd-year Apprentice and 310S licensed mechanics welcome

We have an immediate position open for a 310T Heavy Truck Mechanic to work on our fleet of garbage trucks at our location in Barrie. In this position, you will be working on heavy diesel trucks.

We service hydraulics and electrical and preventative maintenance and minor engine repair.
We are working 10 hour shifts Monday-Thursday and a 5-6 hour shift on Fridays.

We offer top hourly wage and because of all the OT our mechanics make great money. This is a union position with union benefits and pension plan. We also offer safety bonuses, tool allowance, and supply boots, uniforms, etc.

We offer:
  • 310T license ($32.90 per hour) + $1 shift bonus
  • Apprentices and 310S ($25-$28 per hour) + $1 shift bonus

Job Requirements:

We are looking for an innovative, creative and proactive individual capable of creating and driving change.

Position Summary:

Safety is key in our business and the mechanic plays a crucial role in maintaining both personal and vehicle safety. The Mechanic is responsible for maintaining our company vehicles and equipment in safe working order. The Mechanic will work directly with the Maintenance Manager to ensure that all vehicles meet all government regulations and standards for safety as well as our safety standards.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs repairs and maintenance on heavy trucks and other vehicles or heavy equipment to maximize safe and productive operations.
  • Typical repairs include but are not limited to, routine maintenance and repairing engines chassis and body components, hydraulic cylinders, brake systems, suspension systems, cooling systems, wheels and tires.
  • Road tests vehicles to troubleshoot problems and/or test repairs to ensure proper and safe completion.
  • Inspects equipment and/or trucks for condition, operations, parts and fluid levels, differentials, final drives, pump drives, and hubs.
  • Reads and interprets vehicle condition reports, and/or repair orders, communicates with supervisor and driver for clarification of problems. May discuss preventative techniques with drivers to minimize future repairs.
  • Makes emergency road calls to make repairs on trucks that break down while driving a collection route.
  • Uses a large array of hand and power tools.
  • Pushes or pulls large tool box.
  • Cleans parts and tools with chemical solvents.


  • Monday to Friday 4:00 pm to 1:30 am
  • Friday 4:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • 310T License OR 2nd to 3rd year mechanic apprentice
  • 2 years of verifiable Diesel Truck/Heavy Equipment experience
  • Solid knowledge of air brakes and Hydraulics repair
  • ASE certification or ability to obtain same.
  • Computer diagnostic experience would be an asset.
  • Availability to do shift work as per business needs
  • Position requires that you have your own tools.
  • Electrical
  • Diagnostic work on Mack, ABS, Allison, Heil
  • A and B Services
  • Brakes
  • Auto Cars experience great but not critical!
  • Waste experience great but not critical! 

Safety number one priority, mentality is a must!!!

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

  • Dexterity for handling small parts and tools in tight spaces.
  • Sufficient strength for handling larger parts and tools.
  • Pushing, pulling, reaching above/at/below shoulder, standing stooping, crouching, bending, walking, crawling, kneeling, carrying lifting 10-100 lbs.
  • Visually inspects vehicles and parts; adequate hearing.
  • Able to work utilizing safety glasses, steel-toed work shoes, uniform and hearing protection.
  • Able to climb steps and ladders.
  • Work performed indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions.
  • Subjected to loud noises, vibrations, hardworking surfaces, lubricants and chemicals, fumes, dirt and inherent hazards of mechanic work.

What’s In It for You?

You will be joining a team environment and colleagues who embrace a “work hard, play harder” culture. Our compensation package is competitive, and comes with excellent benefits. You’ll also be associating yourself with a company that likes to lead by example, through a strong presence in our local communities, charitable giving, sustainability initiatives and more.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Candidates who require accommodations throughout the recruitment process should contact the Recruiting Department

Apply today for further consideration.


Waste Connections of Canada

Waste Connections of Canada

Waste Connections is the premier provider of solid waste collection, transfer, recycling and disposal services.
As a rapidly growing company, Waste Connections, Inc. has many opportunities for qualified and motivated individuals who want to be part of a dynamic organization. We provide competitive benefits and lots of room for individual growth as the company expands.


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