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Compactor Technician & Installer

Jersey City, NJ, USA Req #38
Thursday, February 14, 2019

Company Introduction

The Action Environmental Group, is the most progressive and innovative provider of solid waste and recycling services in Northern New Jersey, Orange and Rockland County New York — through our acquisition of Interstate Waste Services (IWS), and in New York City as Action Carting. We cater to a diverse range of residential, industrial and commercial customers. Our mission has always been to provide our customers with the highest quality waste, recycling and environmental services, while keeping focus on employee, customer and environmental safety.

What makes our company culture unique is we have mastered the ability to balance the standards of a large corporate company while maintaining our small business family style culture.

Job Highlights

We have an immediate opening for an experiences Compactor Technician and Installer working out of our Jersey City maintenance shop. This position is responsible for maintenance and repair of refuse compactors. The position is also responsible for travelling to different sites (an approximately 50 mile radius) to assist with the installation and swapping of compactors at customer locations. A valid driver’s license with a safe driving record is required for this position. While a CDL is not required it would be beneficial and candidates with a valid CDL will be given preference.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Perform preventive maintenance inspections,
    diagnostic and repair of electrical and hydraulic systems on compactors.

  • Conduct safety checks on compactors and

  • Complete required paperwork utilizing fleet
    maintenance software program associated with repairing compactors and
    containers, documenting parts usage, and accounting for repair times.

  • Perform service calls for compactor repair.

  • Perform related work such as flame cutting,
    bending, forming, beveling, notching of metal and plastic parts.

  • Perform all work within Standard Repair Times

  • Work from prints, drawings and verbal

  • Perform other maintenance related work as

  • Maintain a clean, safe work area in compliance
    with Corporate / OSHA Standards.

  • Daily exposure to outdoor environment including
    odors, loud noises, weather elements, etc.

Required Qualifications:


  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and legally eligible to work in the U.S.

  • At least 5 years’ experience in job duties required

  • Valid driver’s license

  • Valid CDL is a plus

Career Opportunities

We believe in providing the training and development you need to grow your career with the Action. Many of our Supervisors, Dispatchers, Managers, and other leadership staff, started their careers as Helpers or Drivers. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.

Salary and Benefits

Action is committed to providing a world class work place that provides rewarding compensation and benefits to all employees. We offer competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package which includes both the basics – such as medical insurance and a 401k plan with a generous company match – and added perks like affordable accident insurance, company discounts, and more!

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Jersey City, NJ, USA