Haul and Aux Mechanic

Location: Elko, Nevada, USA

Bald Mountain is an open-pit mine with a large estimated mineral resource base located in Nevada. 

Job Description

The mechanic is responsible for the general mechanical maintenance of haul trucks, graders/dozers, water trucks, while continuously aligning daily functions.

Job Responsibilities

  • Obey all MSHA and KGBM safety rules
  • Displays the ability to accurately diagnose and troubleshoot mechanical problems on heavy equipment
  • Make repairs in a timely fashion in order to get the job done and reduce downtime
  • Order parts accurately, and complete all necessary paperwork involved
  • Work with Maintenance Personnel to repair mining equipment with the least amount of machinery downtime possible to effectively repair the equipment
  • Accurately troubleshoot all mechanical problems on machinery and parts to be repaired
  • Performs all work assigned to him in a safe, well managed manner and assures that the area is safe for mechanics and other employees to work
  • Returns well-documented, and accurately completed work orders in a timely manner
  • Keeps in active communication with the Maintenance Supervisor and other crews to coordinate work and provide updates on work in progress
  • Compliance with all company policies and procedures including, but not limited to safety, environmental, confidentiality and code of conduct
  • Meets or exceeds established performance expectations set by management
  • Consistently exercises discretion and judgment in job performance
  • Works without risk or harm to self or others
  • Punctuality and regular attendance required
  • Helps develop other department personnel to perform duties listed above
  • Performs other related functions as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications and Skill Requirements

  • 7 years diesel repair experience is required
  • Diesel Technician’s Degree preferred
  • Should have strong mechanical aptitude, and knowledge of all machinery under his/her maintenance
  • Strong knowledge in braking systems, steering systems, suspension systems, payload systems, compressed air systems, engine tune-up requirements, electronic engine controls, drive trains and electric drive haul truck braking/dynamic systems
  • Able to read and understand hydrological and electrical schematics
  • Must have a working knowledge of all tools and equipment necessary to work in the Maintenance Department
  • Must be proficient with CMMS system, JDE plus
  • Must be able to solve problems effectively in a variety of areas, including mechanical issues
  • Ability to work in a team environment with minimal supervision
  • Ability to perform basic welding and cutting
  • Ablitly to operate various equipment including forklifts and service trucks
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions
  • Possesses good communication and interpersonal skills
  • General understanding of mining operations, as well as limited understanding of milling and maintenance operations
  • Working knowledge and skill with P.C. utilizing word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software
  • Strong verbal, written, analytical and persuasive skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management 
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of the management team
  • Demonstrates strong administrative, organizational and technical writing skills
  • Must be 18 years old and presently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis

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