Heavy Equipment Mechanic


Tok, AK, US

Requisition ID: 155467 

Position Summary

Kiewit Mining Group is currently seeking highly motivated candidates to join our team at the Manh Choh Project located in Tok, Alaska as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic. Eligible applicant(s) must be able to work safely in a surface mine environment while performing duties of this position. This person(s) must be capable of producing quality work with attention to detail and completing the job "right the first time".


Experience Level


Primary Responsibilities and Duties

Work independently or with industry specialist to trouble shoot/diagnose problem with production machinery
• Set-up, run, troubleshoot, and tear down mining machinery
• Experience with diesel engines, hydraulic, pneumatic and 24V electrical systems
• Trouble shoot machinery errors during production times
• Communicate issues with machines to production management when necessary
• Work with equipment operators to ensure machines are running safely and properly
• Perform required re-fueling and lubrication task.
• Perform other duties as required.
• Ability to perform work in a safe manner, while following best practices and in accordance with company policies 


May require a high school diploma or its equivalent with previous years of experience in a related field.
5+ years of direct Heavy Equipment Mechanic experience  with repair on 6030 Front shovel, E-9 and E-10 dozers, 992 wheel loader, 392 Excavator and CAT 777 equipment
• Ability to understand, follow, and communicate written and oral instructions with management or supervision.
• Ability to use hand tools, power tools and layout tools safe and efficiently


Able to meet all physical requirement
• Able to work outdoor in all weather conditions
• Able to climb, work at heights, and in confined spaces
• Ability to work rotating 12-Hour shifts on a 2 week on / 1 week off schedule; including nights, weekends, and holidays 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.


Few contractors can build what Kiewit builds, the way Kiewit builds it. We only hire the best — and our family mentality will drive you to continue to be the best.

There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, Kiewit careers offer opportunities to tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or a safer transportation network, you’re bound to make an impact in new and exciting ways.


Nearest Major Market: Alaska
Nearest Secondary Market: Fairbanks