Job Description
Job Title:  Mine Maintenance Mechanic
Posting Start Date:  7/10/24

 

Equinox Gold is a growth-focused Canadian mining company operation entirely in the Americas, with projects in Canada, the USA, Mexico, and Brazil. We have seven operating gold mines and a clear path to achieve more than one million ounces of annual gold production from a pipeline of development and expansion projects. Equinox Gold’s team of proven and experienced mining professionals identify promising assets and develop them into world-class mines that operate to the highest environmental, social and safety standards. We are looking for individuals who want to be part of this high-functioning team and are committed to the Company’s success, just as we are dedicated to developing our people. We invite you to join our team as Equinox Gold works to achieve its vision of becoming the premier Americas gold producer.

 

Job Summary:

The Mobile Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for the safe and timely repair of mobile mining equipment. Will perform troubleshooting and repair of the following components: engines, transmissions, hydraulic systems, drive motors, final assemblies and electrical systems. Incumbent will also perform preventive maintenance as assigned. The Mobile Maintenance Mechanic is responsible for the safe and timely repair of mobile mining equipment. Will perform troubleshooting and repair of the following components: engines, transmissions, hydraulic systems, drive motors, final assemblies and electrical systems. Incumbent will also perform preventive maintenance as assigned.

 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot, repair and maintain mobile mining equipment in a safe and timely manner as assigned by Shift Supervisor
  • Utilize electronic computer-based programs for troubleshooting and diagnostics
  • Perform preventative maintenance packets
  • Able to utilize shop manuals and schematics
  • Use proper rigging for hoisting heavy equipment components
  • Troubleshoot and repair a/c system using manuals, gauges and a/c machine
  • Test equipment to ensure proper repair has been done
  • Safely move/maneuver large equipment (including 250 ton trucks, dozers, drills, and other) in close proximity to other equipment, persons and physical structures without endangering themselves or others due to vision (20/40 corrected both eyes) or hearing (vocal and mechanical warnings) deficiencies
  • Maintain a clean and hazard free work area

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 5 years of mechanical experience in a mine setting
  • With guidance, able to diagnose, troubleshoot and repair mine equipment. Ability to communicate effectively in English, both oral and written. Must be able to pass both a written and practical exam and obtain certification to operate a boom truck at minimum prior to advancing to the next level. Candidate may be required to operate service trucks and assist in fueling of mobile equipment.

 

 

The pay-range for this position is from $21.33 to $39.62, based on experience. 

  • What we bring:
  • Opportunity to grow with a world-class mining operation
  • Competitive wages / Quarterly bonus opportunity
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • Paid time off

We thank all candidates for their applications, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

EOE: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.