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Maintenance Careers

We Depend on You

to Keep the Trucks Rolling

Working in a maintenance or mechanic position at Rumpke, you can gain skills for an in-demand role and build a long-term career with us. Our innovative training will launch your career in diesel repair or help you reach the next level. You'll work on a variety of projects that test your skills, work with the latest technology in our pioneering maintenance shop, and receive great compensation with incentives. Whether you are experienced or entry-level, we'd love to welcome you to our team.

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Working on Trash and Recycling Trucks

Why This Role

is For You

  • Being a diesel technician is a high-demand career, and you'll work with the best here.
  • You'll learn all about the latest in truck maintenance, including electronic controls, Regent systems and compressed natural gas trucks.
  • You can grow here as you build your skills and take on new responsibilities — and we promote heavily from within.
  • You'll love the sense of accomplishment as we get our job done and get everyone back safely.
  • The variety of work (preventive, repair, rebuild) will keep you engaged and motivated.
  • We are family-owned, locally operated, and very employee-oriented.
  • Our business is recession-proof so there's always work to do.
  • Our great culture includes support and mentoring, a family feeling, and even perks like Food Fridays.
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Advancement Program

Rumpke will train you to begin your career as a diesel mechanic. Through our maintenance advancement program, you can begin working here with minimal experience in the field and receive hands-on, on-the-job training. Individuals in this program have a career path mapped out for them and receive milestones detailing skills, duties, promotions, and wage enhancements.

  • Possess a valid driver's license
  • Pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examination
  • Ability to understand English
  • Be drug-free and agree to drug testing
  • Be at least 19 years of age
  • Pass a required entrance examination

You'll Love

the Rewards

Because this is a tough job, we believe in showing appreciation to our employees. We offer:

  • Incentivized pay structure
  • Substantial benefits package
  • Attendance bonuses
  • Overtime potential
  • Three shift choices