Diesel Mechanic – Des Moines

Stay on Bonus up to $6000 commensurate with experience!

Are you looking to establish a career with a locally managed, family-owned, people-oriented company that offers you the freedom to do your job while working on a safe, reliable, and well-maintained fleet? Are you ready to flex and build your diagnostic and mechanical skills on new and interesting challenges in a clean updated shop with no Flat Rate or SRT times to hold you down? If so, Aspen Waste Systems of Iowa, Inc. might be your next and last job.

Aspen Waste Systems is hiring a Diesel Mechanic for Aspen’s full-service heavy truck maintenance facility in Ames and Des Moines, IA.

Aspen Waste Systems is a privately-owned, growing, multi-state company that provides waste and recycling collection services for commercial and residential customers

This is a 2nd shift position. Hours are 12:00 PM – 8:30 PM.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Aspen’s Mechanics perform necessary repairs and inspections to maximize safe and productive operations. This includes performing routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment and machinery. The Mechanic will also complete inspections, diagnose, and repair engines, hydraulics, suspension, steering systems, and brake systems.

Qualifications and Skills

Qualified candidates will have experience in heavy truck diagnostics and repair including Diesel engines, electrical, suspension, steering, air brakes, and hydraulics. Previous experience with refuse equipment is a plus.

Aspen Offers:

  • Challenging work that includes both diesel engine and equipment maintenance

Stay on Bonus!!

  • Great work environment with dedicated team members
  • Opportunity to join a locally managed, family-owned company
  • Paid Time off
  • Boot allowance
  • Tool Allowance
  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 401(K) retirement savings with a generous company match
  • Online training provided to advance knowledge
  • ASE Training

Aspen Waste Systems of Iowa, Inc is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • 8-hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Work Location: In person