Maintenance Technician

Job Details

Position ID: # EB-1501715088
Date Posted: 11/21/2022 6:10:55 PM
Location: Gaviota, CA
Job Type: Full Time
Salary (USD): $25 - $32

Job Description

Position Details: The role of Maintenance Technician will be responsible for maintaining the day-to-day operation of equipment located inside the Material Recovery Facility (MRF). This includes ensuring proper preventative maintenance inspections and troubleshooting on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines. The maintenance technician must be able to accurately follow diagrams, sketches, and operation manuals to troubleshoot and fix issues as they arise. Technicians will perform duties requiring mechanical and electrical skills to repair and ensure functionality and reliability of heavy equipment, screens, shredders, and the facility building. This position is 2nd shift from 3:00 pm to 11:00PM. If you have any military experience in either mechanical, electrical, and hydraulics, with a solid understanding of troubleshooting principals, you will be perfect for this role. Candidates with a machinist mate background would be well suited for the role.

• Location: Gaviota, California
• Shift: 3:00 PM – 11:00 PM
• Compensation: $25 - $32/hr
• Bonuses/Additional Compensation - $ .50 shift differential for overtime.
• Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision & 401K (Employer contribution of 8% after first year of employment)
• Vaccine Requirement: None

Position Description:
• Candidate will be inspecting, cleaning jams, and applying lubricants to machinery components, and making sure all parts of conveyors are clean to prevent failure.
• You will be a lead worker by regularly instructing and directing others by assigning, reviewing, and checking work. You will also perform technical work on hydraulic systems and generate work orders for the team.
• You must be able to work with outside vendors as it pertains to troubleshooting and repairing equipment at the facility.
• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of different variables on a daily basis.
• Candidate must have basic tools and equipment for the job. Specialty tools will be provided.
• This may require a flexible work schedule, including nights and weekends to support the operating needs of the facility.
• Ideal candidate has a background in mechanical repairs and can troubleshoot, diagnose, and fix issues on major equipment.


• Highschool Diploma or GED
• 3-5 years’ experience in troubleshooting mechanical systems and equipment repairs is preferred.
• Working knowledge of mechanical and electrical control systems is a plus.
• Relevant experience gained from the military or other fields is preferred.
Company Description: The company is a family owned and operated business that has provided exceptional service and customer satisfaction in the greater Santa Barbara area for more than 70 years. Company leads the way in residential and commercial garbage collection, recycling and waste management, and portable sanitation equipment. They also provide construction site offices; roll-off containers for high volume trash producers; storage containers for commercial and construction use; portable restrooms, shower trailers; temporary fencing; and a residential and commercial recycling program.

The company is actively working to be a part of the solution to create a cleaner world. Their machinery diverts up to 60% of organic materials away from the landfills each year and they are focused on being the solution to the worlds waste management problem. This is an opportunity to have a stable career with the potential to grow within the organization. They have a great company culture and offer their employees competitive pay and benefits. Company was recently certified as a “Great Place to Work” in 2021-2022 for creating an “outstanding employee experience”.

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