Compactor Technician/Welder/Fabricator

Republic Services
Houston, TX 77016 View on Map
Apply Before : September 9, 2024
Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: With supervision from a Compactor Shop Technician A, Lead Compactor Shop Technician Supervisor or Manager, a Compactor Shop Technician B performs troubleshooting, design, installation and repairs of all compactors and power units. This position should be able to perform these tasks in compliance with the Company’s safety procedures and requirements.


Replacement of hydraulic cylinders.

Fabricates replacement hoses and fittings.

Weld steel components using MIG and Arc welding equipment

Cuts steel using a plasma cutter or torch

Fabricates steel components for compactors

Performs on-site repairs at customer locations.

Follows all safety policies and procedures.

Complete required paperwork.

Install company and safety decals in accordance with company standard diagram on all compactors.

Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Refer more complex repairs to the Technician A or Lead Technician.


Demonstrated proficiency with welding, hydraulics or electronics.

Ability to utilize mig & stick welders, plasma cutter, airless paint sprayers

Good written and verbal communication skills

Ability to follow directions with minimal supervisory involvement.


High School Diploma or G.E.D.

At least 2 years of prior experience with hydraulic pumps and hoses.

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.

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