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WIN Waste Innovations Lead Diesel Mechanic- $5k Sign-On Bonus! in Taunton, Massachusetts

Position : Lead Diesel Mechanic- $5k Sign-On Bonus!

Requisition ID: : 24-487

WIN Waste Innovations is a waste management company committed to delivering essential waste management solutions to customers and communities supported by our team of 2,100 employees. We believe in preserving our environment for future generations while providing for today's needs. WIN Waste Innovations is a vertically integrated business with a platform of 50 strategically located collection, transfer and disposal assets. These include waste-to-energy facilities, transfer stations, ash monofills, landfills, and fleets of rail cars and collection vehicles. We process more than 11 million tons of waste annually, converting 6.7 million tons of waste into clean, renewable energy that powers 340,000 homes. We recycle more than 234,000 tons of plastic, paper and metals from the waste stream.

Our WIN Waste Innovations facility is currently seeking a Lead Mechanic. The Lead Mechanic is responsible for the installation, troubleshooting, cleaning, inspecting and maintenance of mechanical equipment throughout the facility in a safe and professional manner. Indirectly lead and prioritize Mechanical Maintenance daily activities working with the on-shift Operations Supervisor(s) and ensure Mechanics have necessary tooling and materials to complete Work Orders effectively. Report all Mechanical Maintenance activities to direct Supervisor and facility management team effectively and in a timely manner. The Lead Mechanics responsibilities may include but are not limited to:


  • Reviews and performs immediate oversight, ensuring work-orders and requisitions and documents all critical and or pertinent information on a routine basis

  • Individual must demonstrate proficiency with Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) software (Tabware)

  • Available to work scheduled and unscheduled overtime,

  • Respond and report to work during off hours when emergency repairs are required and ability to be on call

  • Troubleshoot mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment, diagnose problems, and make necessary repairs

  • Operate mobile equipment including, but not limited to, industrial forklifts, manlifts, skid steer type loaders, and other mobile equipment

  • Performs preventive and repair maintenance procedures safely, environmentally compliant, and professionally with minimal supervision in accordance with Federal and State Regulations, and Company Work Rules, Policies and Procedures

  • Identify and repair potential safety hazards

  • Ability to don all necessary PPE and safely work at heights, confined spaces, and other precarious places

  • Ability to communicate effectively via radio using three-part communication

  • Actively participate and support operations functions as necessary, including but not limited to internal equipment inspections, fire watch, cleaning of work area(s), etc.

  • Use various Machine shop equipment such as a bandsaw, drill press, Bridgeport, stationary grinder, parts washer, etc.

  • Proficient knowledge, skills and abilities required to properly identify and safely and effectively use and maintain hand tools and portable power tools on a routine basis while performing maintenance tasks

  • Travels to other facilities with-in the Company when technical support is required

  • Takes proactive measures to address improvement opportunities

  • Assists in training other employees

  • Directs those assigned to assist in the safe, environmentally compliant, and efficient completion of maintenance tasks

  • Assumes increased levels of responsibility when required or requested. Performs lesser skilled duties when required or requested

  • Complete the Corporate and Plant Training Programs within the time frame prescribed

  • Identifies and effectively uses basic and precision measuring tools to calculate and determine lengths, surface areas, and volumes as necessary while performing maintenance tasks on a routine basis

  • Follows standard safety and environmental procedures, correct safety, and environmental hazards, and report them to the Shift Supervisor immediately. Reads, understands, and applies information such as lockout/tagout procedures, safety and environmental rules, job hazard analyses, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals

  • Maintains and follows all Company environmental compliance, health and safety requirements, policies, procedures, and rules within

  • Completes all required Environmental Management System and Compliance Training

  • Works rotating shifts, if requested

  • Communicates clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing; as well as communicate clearly whether using in-situ intercom system, two-way radio, or face to face

  • Anticipates typical problems, identify potential or recurring problems, and takes appropriate action. Troubleshoots equipment, diagnoses problems and repairs

  • Provide necessary expertise on equipment repairs and reference O&M Manuals to support the Mechanical Maintenance shop with specific work orders

  • Facility Subject Matter Expert (SME) with operating equipment in a Waste-to-Energy facility or similar industry including but not limited to, chain & flight conveyors, belt conveyors, hydraulic equipment, pneumatic equipment, overhead cranes, and various style pumps

  • Proficient in welding practices and facility Subject Matter Expert (SME), including but not limited to; SMAW, GTAW, GMAW, Brazing and Soldering processes

  • Proficient in operational knowledge of facility equipment and systems

Preferred Requirements:

  • High School diploma (GED)

  • Tech Schooling Experience

  • Minimum of 8 years' experience in the Industrial or Power Industry Maintenance Field, or a minimum of 2 years' experience as a 1st class Mechanic

  • Proficient with Microsoft Software; Excel, Word, Office, etc.

  • Ability to read and record measurements with precision

  • Proficient in welding, soldering, brazing, pipe fitting

Certificates and Licenses:

  • Licenses as required by Local, State, Federal, Environmental and/or Health/Safety Regulatory agencies.

Physical Requirements:

  • Handle tools, equipment, fine motor skills

  • Reach with hands and arms

  • Climb and walk on heights often greater than 4 feet

  • Occasionally must be able to lift equipment weighing up to 50 lbs

At WIN Waste Innovations, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as Company match on 401K, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled.