Diesel Tech Trainee - #100639

Republic Services Inc

Date: 04/20/2022 00:30 AM

City: Ogden, Utah

Contract type: Full Time

Work schedule: Full Day

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: This is a learning opportunity for students currently enrolled in a diesel technician program that is designed to give the candidate on the job work experience while completing their technician education. With direct supervision from a Lead Technician, Fleet Maintenance Supervisor or Fleet Maintenance Manager, and through completion of the Republic Preventative Maintenance Program and other on-the job training work done during the the internship, the trainee receives hands on training that supports what they are learning in school. This includes the basic skills necessary to perform routine preventive maintenance, including basic tire work, wheel end components, mechanic skills, knowledge of hydraulics and knowledge of electrical systems. In addition, the intern gains knowledge of vehicle suspension and steering systems to perform routine maintenance and repair.


  • Perform routine preventive maintenance under direct supervision, to include but not limited to:
    o Tire changes and replacements;
    o Tire rotations;
    o Hose replacements;
    o Light replacements;
    o Repair and replacement of small parts; and
    o Checking and filling fluids.
    o Through course work and on-the-job training, the trainee gains an increasing level of knowledge of basic heavy duty Class 8 truck maintenance.


  • At least six months of prior experience as an automotive technician.

  • Currently or recently enrolled in a diesel mechanic/technician school.

  • Valid Driver’s License.


  • None

Why choose Republic?

Joining Republic isn’t just about taking on a new job, it’s about making a commitment to create a more sustainable world together. Our people provide an essential service, serving and impacting customers, neighborhoods, and communities everywhere.

As a company, we are proud of our values and encourage those who share in our aspirations to join our team:

· We protect our colleagues and communities through safe practices everywhere, every day.

· We are committed to serving our customers and communities by going above and beyond to exceed expectations.

· We take action to improve neighborhoods and communities by being environmentally responsible and creating a more sustainable world.

· We are driven to deliver results in the right way.

· We encourage a human centered culture that honors the unique potential and dignity of every person.

Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

The statements used herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by an employee in this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties and skills required by an incumbent so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.

Rewarding Compensation and Benefits

Eligible employees can elect to participate in:

  • Comprehensive medical benefits coverage, dental plans and vision coverage.

  • Health care and dependent care spending accounts.

  • Short- and long-term disability.

  • Life insurance and accidental death & dismemberment insurance.

  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EAP).

  • Employee discount programs.

  • 401(k) plan with a generous company match.

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP).

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