Waste Connections, Inc Maintenance Manager in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Title

Maintenance Manager

Employee Type


Requisition Primary Location

Bridgeton, Missouri

Job Description

Job Description

Waste Connections of Missouri, Inc. is looking to hire a Waste Industry experienced Maintenance Manager at the Bridgeton, MO location. This position would require supporting 2 shops as well as overseeing a total of 12 techs.


  • Ensures a culture of safety.

  • Fosters collaboration between and among personnel.

  • Ensure adequate training of mechanic, preventative maintenance mechanics and all other shop personnel.

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

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

  • Diagnose mechanical problems.

  • Be able to perform repairs and maintenance on front-end loader, rear loader, roll off, and other vehicles, machines or heavy equipment to maximize safe and productive operations.

  • 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.

  • Reads and interprets VCRs (vehicle condition reports) and/or repair orders, communicates with supervisor and/or driver for clarification of problems. Discusses preventive techniques with drivers to minimize future repairs.

  • Completes paperwork associated with repairing vehicles, documenting parts usage, and accounts for applied times (work order times versus time card times).

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

  • Makes emergency road calls to repair trucks.

  • Discusses maintenance issues, contracts and warranty work with vendors.

  • Retrofits older trucks with new equipment.

  • Provides oversight and responsible for organization of the yard and facilities at every location with in the division.

  • Assists in monthly financial projections and annual budget.

  • Responsible for maintaining department’s costs within budget.

  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

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 be able to travel to locations with in the division.


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

  • Experience leading, mentoring, and training staff a must.

  • Knowledge of air brake, hydraulic and electrical systems.

  • CDL Class B with Air Brakes a plus

  • Proficiency in vehicle and equipment diagnosis and repair.

  • Ability to read and comprehend service and technical information.

To be considered for any of our current openings you must complete an application at www.wasteconnections.com . 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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Who We Are

Waste Connections is an integrated solid waste services company that provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal and recycling services in mostly exclusive and secondary markets. Our goal is to create an environment where self-directed, empowered employees strive to consistently fulfill our constituent commitments and seek to create positive impacts through interactions with customers, communities, and fellow employees.


Waste Connections is always working to protect the health of the communities we serve, and we are grateful for the hard work and dedication that you bring to your job every day. Working here means you are a safety-minded individual who is making important contributions on a daily basis that will make a positive impact on those around you. We appreciate that you are a person of integrity who takes pride in the work you do.

Our Opportunities


People who want to gain valuable professional experience will find that Waste Connections is a fantastic place to work. You’ll enjoy the opportunity for beneficial training and professional development opportunities that can help enhance your skills and lead the way to a more promising future.


Bring your passion to succeed and you’ll quickly discover that great opportunities are all around you. At Waste Connections, you’ll thrive if you are friendly, dedicated, and prefer a work hard/play hard culture that is focused on maintaining our reputation as the premier waste services company in the markets we serve.