Maintenance Technician / Diesel Mechanic ( PM Shift)

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer $22.00-$27.00/hr.
  • Experience Level Entry Level
  • Total Years Experience 0-5

Job description




LOCATION: Kearneysville, WV

Gold Medal Environmental / Apple Valley Waste has IMMEDIATE OPENINGS for MAINTENANCE TECHNICIANS / DIESEL MECHANICS who have experience with both diesel and gasoline-powered vehicles. Gold Medal Environmental /Apple Valley Waste is the area’s leading trash company, and our Maintenance Technician / Diesel Mechanics are not only a part of our family but a part of our communities as well.

Under general supervision, our Maintenance Technicians / Diesel Mechanics perform preventive maintenance services, inspects, diagnose and repairs commercial vehicles and equipment.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to the following:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.

  • Works under limited supervision and selects from written instructions and established procedures to accomplish assigned tasks.
  • Performs repairs and assigned preventive maintenance services using a variety of manual and power tools.
  • Performs inspection, diagnosis, and repair of electrical, hydraulic, suspension, brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment.
  • Utilizes vehicle computer electronics systems to interpret failure modes to initiate or assign repairs.
  • Performs service calls for emergency breakdowns.
  • Conducts safety checks on vehicles.
  • Completes required paperwork utilizing fleet maintenance software program associated with repairing vehicles, documenting parts usage, and accounting for repair times.
  • Reviews, completes repairs identified on Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports.
  • Maintains a clean, safe work area in compliance with corporate standards and performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
  • Helps with inventory control of facility, equipment, shop parts and supplies.
  • Follows all safety policies and procedures as set by the Company and OSHA.
  • Ability to work NIGHT SHIFT a minimum (9am-7pm or12pm-10pm) of 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday and/or Saturdays when scheduled.
  • Regular attendance is required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Apple Valley Waste offers Diesel Mechanics:

  • Stable and competitive pay
  • Tool and boot allowance
  • Stable work year-round
  • Paid time off with holidays
  • Great management team
  • Room for growth within the organization
  • 401 (k) with company match
  • Individual and family health, dental, vision insurance options
  • Life insurance options
  • $22-$27 Hourly Pay (Negotiable based on experience)

This is a full time, year-round position with typical work schedule being Monday-Friday.


Gold Medal Environmental / Apple Valley Waste is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. We are committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce fostering a culture where we can retain, develop, and ensure our best talent is working in an environment where every employee feels included, valued, and recognized.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $22.00 – $27.00 per hour


  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance



  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift


COVID-19 considerations:

Our Company follows the guidelines of the CDC for Covid-19

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Kearneysville, WV 25430: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

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