Shop Technician

Website Wastequip

Shop Technician Job Highlights

Title Shop Technician
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Houston, TX, United States
Company Wastequip

Company Profile

Wastequip is the leading manufacturer of waste-handling equipment. Wastequip’s broad range of waste equipment and services are 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 looking for a Shop Technician who will be responsible for welding, fabricating, and repairing commercial trash compactors.

Educational Qualification

  • Not mentioned, High School Diploma (a plus)
  • Powered Lift Truck Certification (preferred)

Work Experience

  • Hands-on experience operating a press brake, hydraulic shear, band saw, plasma cutter, and gas cutting torch (required)
  • Proven experience in wire welding, specifically on mild steel (required)
  • Experience in repairing hydraulic cylinders, motors, and pumps
  • PLC logic and control wiring experience (a plus)
  • Welding experience


  • Communicate effectively with team members and supervisors
  • Comply with all Wastequip WRX safety standards and procedures
  • Conduct repairs and maintenance on commercial trash compactors
  • Execute PLC logic and control wiring, when applicable
  • Maintain a clean and organized work area
  • Operate press brake, hydraulic shear, band saw, plasma cutter, and gas-cutting torch
  • Perform wire welding on mild steel
  • Repair hydraulic cylinders as needed


  • Ability to manage and direct your own workflow as needed
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Highly safety-conscious
  • Team player who works well with others


  • 401k 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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