Website Wastequip

Installer Job Highlights

Title Installer
Type Full Time
Experience Not Indicated
Function Manufacturing/IT
Location Akron, OH, United States
Company Wastequip

Company Profile

Wastequip is the leading manufacturer of waste-handling equipment. Wastequip’s broad range of waste equipment and services is used to collect, process, and transport recyclables, solid waste, liquid waste, and organics. The company’s brands include Wastequip, Toter, Galbreath, Pioneer, Accurate, Amrep, Mountain Tarp, Cusco, and Go to Parts.

Job Profile

The company is recruiting an Installer to join its team.

Educational Qualification

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Work Experience

  • Possess work-related experience (a plus)


  • All material cuts must be de-burred and cleaned to the highest possible standards and all welds must display material melt flow and be 100% de-slagged and cleaned to an industry-standard high-quality finish.
  • As an individual and part of a team, strives to support continuous improvement across their personal tasks, the tasks of the department, as well as all facets of the business as a whole organization.
  • Must practices 5-S within their defined work area, returns all common tools to their proper place when not in use, and cleans the assigned work area once all work has been completed; the work area must be cleared of debris and in the event a tool does not have an assigned “home” place, the Lead Installer will consult their co-workers to establish one.
  • Once the details of a specific task are understood, the Installer is expected to have the working knowledge to select the proper tools and material(s) to perform the task safely and at the highest level of quality possible; ensuring that all Installers do the same.
  • Perform simple and routine maintenance to ensure that all equipment and tools remain safe and fully operational; in the event, a piece of equipment is in an unsafe condition, the equipment should be immediately locked out and a supervisor notified.
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe work environment at all times and must wear all prescribed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when performing the assigned tasks and stop work immediately in the event of a non-conformance.
  • Must report to the plant manager immediately any unsafe act or condition that requires corrective action.
  • The tasks performed will support tarp system installation through cutting, burning, drilling, bolting, and welding various types of metals according to the product specifications.
  • Performs other duties as directed by the Branch Manager or Site Leader.


  • Ability to learn more advanced skills
  • Ability to operate standard tools
  • Computer skills are needed to complete records or logs
  • Demonstrated ability to cut, burn, drill, bolt, and weld various types of metals
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds at times
  • Must be able to perform jobs in a variety of weather
  • Must have the necessary strength and dexterity to operate standard tools and lift large parts
  • Prolonged periods of standing to make repairs

Preferred Behaviors-

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
  • Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking
  • Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them

Preferred Motivations-

  • Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization
  • Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks
  • Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility


  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Health Care
  • Holidays
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Short/Long Term Disability
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Employer’s Statement

Wastequip is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company is committed to diversity and inclusion in our workforce. All qualified applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity or expression, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status, or any other class protected by applicable law.

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