Heavy Equipment Mechanic

JOB RESPONSIBILITES / ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs preventive maintenance such as changing oil, greasing and replacing parts on a scheduled basis
    • Caterpillar 777/785 Haul Trucks
    • Caterpillar 6290 & 5150 Blast Hole Rigs
    • Caterpillar 14M/16M Motor Grader
    • Caterpillar D9T Dozer
    • Caterpillar 992K/993K Loader
    • Hitachi EX 1900 shovel
  • Operate and inspect machines or heavy equipment to diagnose problems
  • Read and understand operation and service manuals, system schematics and technical drawings
  • Diagnose, repair and maintain heavy equipment used in construction and mining, such as, excavators, loaders, off highway trucks, dozers and motor graders
  • Remove and Replace components such as, engines, transmission and final drives
  • Perform minor repairs to systems such as, engines, transmissions, final drives, brakes, hydraulics, pneumatics and electrical systems
  • Examine parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges
  • Ability to research and order parts for services and repairs
  • Operate and test equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturers specifications
  • Perform welding repairs and fabrication
  • Support workers performing repairs or replacing components
  • Communicate and perform duties to provide information with planning and completion of tasks
  • Performs other work required
  • Perform all assigned tasks with limited supervision
  • Performs all duties and activities in a manner that conforms to safety requirements
  • Duties will include the ability to fill in as relief supervisor when required
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Position Qualification:

Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of transmissions, drive trains, hydraulic and electrical systems 

 

Skills & Abilities: 

  •  Ability to understand and use prints and manuals
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions to determine required repairs, using diagnostic equipment such as computerized test equipment and calibration devices, laptop computers and software supplied by equipment manufactures
  • Ability to perform as a Field Mechanic as required

Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

 Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years experience working on heavy equipment, preferably in the mining industry

 

 MUST BE ABLE TO WORK 12 HOUR ROTATING SHIFTS INCLUDING NIGHTS, WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS

 

QUESTIONS CAN BE SENT TO ANITA.EAGLE@OCEANAGOLD.COM 

 

 


29 Oct 2018

Sector:
Private
Work Type:
Permanent
Country:
United States
Location:
Haile Operations
Reference:
Date expires:
31 Dec 2018
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