Light Vehicle Mechanic

Job Title: Light Vehicle Mechanic

Location: Elko, NV

Job Description:

As a Light Vehicle Mechanic, you will be responsible for maintaining, diagnosing, and repairing light vehicles used in mining operations. Your expertise will ensure the reliability and safety of the company’s fleet, contributing to the overall efficiency of mining activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Vehicle Maintenance: Perform routine maintenance tasks, including oil changes, filter replacements, tire rotations, and fluid checks, to keep light vehicles in optimal condition.
  2. Diagnosis and Repair: Troubleshoot and diagnose mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic issues in light vehicles, such as trucks, vans, and SUVs. Conduct repairs and replacements of faulty components to restore functionality.
  3. Inspections and Testing: Conduct thorough inspections of vehicles to identify any potential problems or safety concerns. Perform diagnostic tests and quality checks to ensure vehicles meet performance and safety standards.
  4. Parts and Inventory Management: Maintain accurate records of parts inventory and requisition supplies as needed. Coordinate with suppliers to procure replacement parts and ensure timely repairs.
  5. Safety Compliance: Adhere to all safety protocols and procedures to create a safe working environment. Ensure that vehicles are maintained in compliance with regulatory requirements and industry standards.
  6. Documentation: Complete detailed service reports, maintenance logs, and repair records to document work performed and track vehicle history. Maintain organized records for compliance and reference purposes.
  7. Team Collaboration: Work collaboratively with other members of the maintenance team and mining operations staff to coordinate vehicle maintenance activities and support overall operational goals.


  • Proven experience as a light vehicle mechanic, preferably in a mining or heavy equipment environment.
  • Proficiency in diagnosing and repairing mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems in light vehicles.
  • Strong knowledge of automotive systems, components, and diagnostic tools.
  • Familiarity with safety regulations and best practices in vehicle maintenance.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
  • Certification from a recognized automotive training program or equivalent experience is preferred.


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off.
  • Opportunities for career advancement and professional development within the mining industry.
  • Supportive work environment with a focus on safety and teamwork.

Join our team and play a vital role in maintaining the reliability and efficiency of our light vehicle fleet. Apply now to become a Light Vehicle Mechanic with Turner Staffing Group and our partner mining company!

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