Mechanical Technician

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Gillette, WY - (USA) 1103 East Boxelder Road WY Gillette , WY 82718



Job Description


Our client in Wright WY is looking for hardworking, motivated talent to join their team. Don’t wait… apply today!

Whats in it for you?

  • Paid training
  • Full time hours
  • Clean and safe work environment

What will you be doing?

  • Safely perform mechanical maintenance tasks on a variety of equipment (heavy and light duty) including Haul Trucks, Dozers, Loaders, Blades, Scrapers, Rubber Tire Dozers, etc. that are utilized in the mining industry.  This includes maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing a variety of mining and mining support equipment.
  • Perform mechanical repairs on heavy mining equipment such as front-end loaders, haul trucks, mining support equipment (dozers, graders, scrapers, rubber tire dozers, blades), mining shovels, draglines, excavators and drills.
  • Assist fellow team members in their skills development by teaching-mentoring the members in your area of expertise.
  • Perform maintenance repairs, troubleshooting, tune-ups and servicing on front-end loaders, haul trucks, mining support equipment (dozers, graders, scrapers), mining shovels, draglines, excavators and drills.
  • Remove and replace the following types of components: radiator, hydraulic pumps and valves, water pumps, air valves and turbo charger.
  • Remove, rebuild and install hydraulic cylinders.
  • Operate lube/fuel truck as required to fuel/lube/inspect other equipment at the mine site.

What do you bring?

  • Three years heavy equipment maintenance experience in mining or two-year mechanical vo-tech degree with one year of experience.
  • Preference giving to candidates with a Trade Certificate.
  • Ability to read and understand written instructions and information, parts catalogs, maintenance manuals and other printed material (such as operator’s manuals, blue prints and schematics).
  • Ability to perform welder and mechanical repair and preventative maintenance on all types of heavy mining equipment and light vehicles.
  • Ability to solve problems and troubleshoot situations arising in areas of heavy equipment maintenance when needed.
  • Ability to operate oxygen/acetylene cutting torch and perform arc welding with low hydrogen electrodes.
  • Ability to perform maintenance repairs, troubleshooting and servicing on large mining equipment.
  • Ability to read and interpret maintenance manuals and part books.
  • Ability to read and use low voltage (24V) electrical, air and hydraulic schematics in performing repairs on mining equipment.
  • Ability to rebuild air valves and perform adjustments on air system governors.
  • Ability to operate auxiliary equipment such as forklifts, overhead shop cranes, etc.

Why should you choose Manpower?

  • Free training to upgrade your skills, including a free college tuition program
  • Medical, dental, vision, 401k
  • Weekly pay with direct deposit
  • 24/7 Manpower customer care support
  • Dedicated Career Partner to help you achieve your career goals
  • Voted #1 best places to work by Glassdoor 2021

Are you Interested?

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