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Heavy Equipment Mechanic - Buckskin Mine - Gillette, WY

Location: 

Gillette, WY, US

Requisition ID: 104422 

Position Summary

Buckskin Mining Company is a surface coal mine located 10 miles north of Gillette, Wyoming within the Southern Powder River Basin. The mine delivers its coal to numerous customers throughout the United States and has shipped more than 406 million tons of high-quality, low sulfur coal to its customers.

Buckskin is currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced Heavy Equipment Mechanic to join its team. Eligible applicant(s) must be able to work safely in a surface coal mine while performing duties of this position. This person(s) must have a history of producing quality work with attention to detail and completing the job right the first time. This person(s) must possess the following experience. 

Experience Level

Intermediate

Primary Responsibilities and Duties

Work independently or with industry specialists to trouble shoot/diagnose problems with production machinery.
•    Set-up, run, troubleshoot, and tear down mining machinery.
•    Experience with diesel engines, hydraulic, pneumatic and 24V electrical systems.
•    Minimize down time through effective PM procedures and management.
•    Troubleshoot machinery errors during production times.
•    Communicate issues with machines to production management when necessary.
•    Work with Machine Operators to ensure machines are running safely and properly.

Qualifications

•    May require a high school diploma or its equivalent with previous years of experience in the field or in a related area.
•    Must possess working knowledge skills and abilities for position.
•    Ability to understand, follow and transmit written and oral instructions and communicate effectively with management/supervision.
•    Ability to use hand tools and power tools safely and efficiently.

Requirements

•    Able to meet all physical requirements. 
•    Must have all required tools
•    Expected to climb and work at heights and in confined spaces
•    Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions
•    Able to work overtime, nights, and weekends as required by the workload
•    Observe and comply with all safety and project rules. Performs other duties as required.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


 

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Nearest Major Market: Wyoming