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Wastequip Maintenance Technician in Galt, California


Wastequip Steel Division has an immediate opportunity for a Maintenance Technician to support our Galt, CA, manufacturing operation. The Maintenance Technician will have responsibility for the overall maintenance of the plant.

Pay range: $25-30/HR - Depending on Experience


  • Ensure the operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventative maintenance and repairs;

  • Have the knowledge and ability to trouble shoot and repair production equipment, including welding machines, metal fabricating equipment, overhead cranes, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems,

  • Control equipment down time by conducting PM inspections and repairs outside of peak production hours;

  • Experience coordinating repairs with outside contractors and vendors

  • Provide facility maintenance and repairs as needed;

  • Complete PM inspections of equipment, facility and safety as indicated;

  • Track repairs, including cause, down time and repair time.


  • Completion of technical/vocational industrial maintenance program or related field

  • Minimum 2+ years related maintenance experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Ability to read and understand blue prints, electrical and hydraulic diagrams and equipment specifications

  • Proficient with hand and power tools, metal working tools and welding equipment

  • Electrical skills with 480V 3ph

  • Prior welding experience and forklift operating is a plus

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills a must

  • Strong computer skills

  • Experience with PM programs

  • Working knowledge of related regulations such as OSHA, NEC, NFPA, ANSI and state/local codes.

About Wastequip

Founded in 1989, Wastequip is the leading manufacturer of waste handling equipment in North America. We specialize in products, systems and solutions to help you collect, store, transport and manage a wide range of waste and recyclables. Wastequip is one of the few companies that manufactures a complete line of both steel and plastic waste handling equipment. We built our stress-free solutions with you in mind, making Wastequip the perfect place for one-stop sourcing.

Wastequip’s extensive product selection includes dumpsters, compactors, balers, carts and more. Our products are built to handle collection of household, commercial, and industrial waste and recyclables. Our experienced sales team specializes in assisting customers in finding the right solution for your waste or recycling needs. With facilities across North America, we have the product you need when and where you need it.