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JOURNEYMEN HEAVY DUTY EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN

Posted by: 
Imperial Metals Corporation
Closing Date: 
May 14, 2018
Location: 
Imperial Metals-Red Chris

The Red Chris mine is recruiting for Journeymen Heavy Duty Mechanics to join our Mobile Maintenance Department. This position is for work at the remote Red Chris mine located 80km south of Dease Lake, BC in Tahltan traditional territory. The successful applicant will be required to work and stay in camp during their shift rotation. We offer a number of designated flight marshalling points within BC. Qualified applicants from the local communities are encouraged to apply.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintenance and preventative maintenance of light vehicles, support equipment, service vehicles and production equipment
  • Diagnose and complete repairs on all company mobile equipment
  • Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, and streamline work processes
  • The mentorship and training of apprentices and PM Servicemen
  • Use computer to input timesheets, materials, equipment information and work orders
  • Practice workplace safety
  • Other duties as required

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Interprovincial Journeyman Red Seal Certification in Heavy Duty Equipment Technician required or a strong 4th year apprentice
  • Preference will be given to technicians with a minimum of 3 years of large open pit mining experience
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Preference will be given to individuals with lead hand or supervisory experience with planned and break in repairs. This is considered a senior role and a long term career opportunity
  • Advancement opportunities are available for a strong candidate willing to lead & mentor a younger work force
  • Extensive knowledge of and including Hitachi EX 3600; P&H 2800 XPB Shovels; Komatsu PC 2000; Hitachi EX 870, 470 & 290 excavators. Caterpillar 777D, 785D, 793D and F model Haul trucks; Atlas PV 351 & 780 drills; Caterpillar D10R & T dozers
  • Demonstrable knowledge in Caterpillar SIS, Komatsu, Hitachi/Deere and Cummins Programs are considered strong assets
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision once familiar with requirements
  • A team player that works well with others
  • Strong oral and written communication skills

QUALIFIED APPLICANTS CAN SEND THEIR RESUME AND COVER LETTER IN MS WORD OR PDF FORMAT TO:

Red Chris Development Company - [email protected]

Please include position title in the subject line of email Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted