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Position range in McLennan County
$31k - $54k
Per year
Solid Waste Welder/Mechanic Waco City Of Occupation: Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists
Location: WACO, TX - 76702-2570 Positions available: 1
Job #: 15652575 Work At Home option: No
Updated: 1/6/2023 Expires: 2/28/2023
Source: WorkInTexas Site: WorkInTexas

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Job Description

Under basic supervision, performs vehicle and equipment maintenance and repairs.


Primary Duties


Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Welds and repairs Solid Waste Department (SWD) vehicles and equipment in accordance with standard procedures, safety regulations and City policy, reports maintenance needs and deficiencies to supervisor.
  • Diagnoses vehicle and equipment repair and maintenance needs and performs repairs on hydraulic, electric, and electronic components; performs preventive maintenance tasks; maintains work area and equipment; inspects and cleans equipment and facility.
  • Supports the relationship between the City of Waco and the general public by demonstrating courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with citizens, visitors and City staff; maintains confidentiality of work-related issues and City information; performs other duties as required or assigned.
  • May be required to respond afterhours, including holidays and weekends, in the event of a departmental or City-wide emergency.
  • Driving is essential.







  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent. 
  • Two years' vehicle and equipment maintenance experience, including welding. 
  • A valid Texas Driver's License.



Physical Demands

Heavy work:

  • Exerting in excess of 75 pounds of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

EEO Statement
The City of Waco is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing fair and equal treatment of all applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all.  



City of Waco
PO Box 2570

Waco, Texas, 76702

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Waco City Of
Is a Local Government employer with 5 locations

Company Profile:
1,000-4,999 employees

Location/Work Site Information
Address: 300 Austin Ave, WACO, TX 76702-2570

Compensation and Hours
Salary Range: Not Available DOE (Depends on Experience) Benefits Provided: Not Available Other Benefits: Not Available Full or Part Time: Full Time (30 Hours or More) Job Duration: Over 150 Days Type of Job: Regular
Shift: Not Applicable
Hours per Week:
Hours Not Specified

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Work Experience
Minimum Experience Required: 24 months
Education and Training
Minimum Education Level Required: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Required License/Certification: No

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Skills Required
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Other Skills
Special Software/Hardware skills needed: No

Specialized Job Requirements
Driver's License Required: Yes, Operator License.

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Jobs Available

This section shows the number of job openings advertised online in McLennan County, TX for Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists and for the related occupational group of Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations on February 6, 2023 (Jobs De-duplication Level 2).
There were 31 job openings advertised online in McLennan County, TX for Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists on February 6, 2023. There are also 302 job openings advertised online for the related occupation group of Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations in McLennan County, TX on February 6, 2023.
Source: Online advertised jobs data

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