Mechanic's Assistant

Berger Recycling

FULL TIME Pawtucket, RI, United States

We are looking for a hard working individual who is punctual and professional. This individual must display patience and problem solving skills. They are expected to assist our head mechanic and work well with him; as well as assist him in diagnosing and fixing issues. As a mechanic assistant at a recycling facility the work is rarely repetitive since new and unique challenges arise daily. Berger Recycling is located on the Pawtucket/Central Falls city line. We are easy to get to; only a few turns off of route 95.


  • Interesting work
  • repairing and maintaining bobcats, fork lifts, straight job & roll off trucks as well as tractor trailers.
  • Repairing and maintaining horizontal and vertical balers
  • Maintaining and repairing wire tiers, and alligator shears
  • welding


  • must own their own set of hand tools
  • positive attitude
  • self- motivator
  • dependable/ responsible
  • Good problem solving skills

Why It's Awesome to Work Here

Berger Recycling is family owned and operated. Every day our mechanics work on different challenges and use a wide range of tools, including welding, cutting, and hydraulic work on our industrial balers. Our mechanics are exposed to a wide range of issues and as a result learn and master new skills (welding, rigging, small engine repair, and electrical work).

About Berger Recycling

Berger Recycling is an RI family owned operation and has been in business since 1912. We pride ourselves on keeping our employees safe and treating them with respect. Most of our employees never quit and have worked for us for 10 years or more.