Mechanic- Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania - Veolia North America

  • Fairless Hills, PA


: $34,455.00 - $60,400.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Automotive

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Job Summary:

Under general direction, the mechanic performs and is responsible for a variety of maintenance and operational functions. This is a skilled position that performs operational and maintenance duties to keep equipment and processes fully operational.Perform preventative maintenance, repair programs and procedures; inspects equipment with may include mechanical, electromechanical, pneumatic and/or hydraulic equipment at facility.Fully qualified to perform the most complex functions and be willing to provide assistance to others to complete maintenance tasks.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform work in a professional and safe manner compliant with policies, procedures and work practices.
  • Contribute to creating a safety culture; monitor self and others to ensure safe work practices.Stop unsafe behavior; report unsafe work practices promptly as defined to appropriate individuals and team members.
  • Report to work, on time, as scheduled; able and prepared to work.
  • Work 12 hour rotating shifts, which include holidays and weekends.
  • Must have the ability to diagnose and troubleshoot mechanical problems in single or multiple unit processes and take action to correct the process problems by chemical, physical or mechanical adjustments to the process.
  • Carry out verbal and written tasks, assignments and instructions; i.e., standard operating procedures, work orders.
  • Effectively prioritize work requests and complete tasks timely not to disrupt operations.
  • Compete and submit required reports, paperwork, accurately and timely.
  • Maintain a safe, neat and clean work environment this includes: work areas, break rooms and common areas. When finish clean return tools and equipment to appropriate location.
  • Communicateeffectively andtimelywithteam members; follow up to ensure accurate understanding to solve operational issues.
  • Demonstrate behavior that contributes to creating effective teams and positive work environments.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with managers and employees
  • Maintain working knowledge of Veolia policies, work practices, regulations and customer requirements.
  • Maintain knowledge and commitment to continuously learning to ensure effective solutions for continuous operations. Share knowledge with team.
  • Perform other job duties as requested to support the business operations.


  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Valid Drivers License and maintain throughout employment.
  • Pass drug screens, physical and safety sensitivebackground check.
  • 3 years of experience in maintenance position or performing job tasks in an industrial work environment.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Read, write and understand instructions/signs/directions in English.
  • Proficiency using PC, word processing and email software.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; able to effectively engage with others.
  • Demonstrate sound judgment, work independently under general supervision in team environment.
  • Organizational and time management skills.
  • Mathematical aptitude, attention to detail and follow up to complete tasks.
  • Work effectively in dynamic and diverse team environments.

Physical Requirements:

  • Wear requiredpersonnel protective equipment including; gloves, respirators, safety glasses, foot protection and hard hat.
  • Lift, push, pull or carry up to 50 lbs; up to 100 lbs with assistance
  • Sit and stand periodically and for extended periods of time; climbladders and stairs, reach below knees and above shoulders; kneel andcrawl to access work areas.
  • Enter and exit company vehicles without assistance.
  • Stand, walk, bend, stoop; reachforward and grasp, manipulate fingers to pick up and hold items.
  • Balance while walking on wet and slick surfaces, metal grates, narrow platforms/pathways, and uneven surfaces. Able to walk across pathways with open enclosures at heights of 10 to 25 feet.
  • Work in loud,cold, hot, wet and dry environments; both indoors and outdoors in inclement weather.

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* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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