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Plant Maintenance Mechanic

Job Field:
Mine Operations Jobs
Discipline:
Mechanical Jobs, Plant Mining Jobs
Minerals:
Unspecified
Country:
United States of America
Region:
Nevada
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Currency:
US$
Salary Description:
on application
Posted:
14-Sep-16
Recruiter:
Kinross Gold
Job Ref:

Location: Round Mountain, Nevada, USA

Round Mountain is an open-pit mine located in Nevada, one of the best mining jurisdictions in the world. The mine uses conventional open-pit mining methods and processes ore by mill and heap leach.

Job Description

Under the general supervision of the Plant Maintenance Supervisor, the incumbent performs maintenance on crusher equipment, processor equipment, and pumping and piping systems while continuously aligning daily functions to reflect Kinross’ values.

Job Responsibilities

  • Operate basic support equipment such as overhead cranes and forklifts.
  • Perform bearing analysis and installation.
  • Complete basic mechanical projects.
  • Lube small equipment, store the new oil, and dispose of waste oil.
  • Helps develop other department personnel to perform duties listed above.
  • Compliance with all company policies and procedures including, but not limited to safety, environmental, confidentiality and code of conduct.
  • Meets or exceeds established performance expectations set by management.
  • Consistently exercises discretion and judgment in job performance.
  • Works without risk or harm to self and others.
  • Punctuality and regular attendance required.
  • Performs other related functions as assigned by supervisor.

Education and Experience

  •  Knowledge of and ability to operate basic support equipment including forklifts, rigging, and overhead cranes.
  • Knowledge of lubing equipment, and the processes for storing and disposing of oil.
  • Possess basic mechanical skills, and basic cutting and welding techniques.
  • Able to perform bearing analysis and installation.
  • Minimum 3 years plant maintenance mechanical experience.
  • Possesses good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • General understanding of mining operations, as well as limited understanding of milling and maintenance operations.
  • Working knowledge and skill with P.C. utilizing word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software.
  • Strong verbal, written, analytical and persuasive skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management.
  • Ability to work independently and also as a member of the management team.
  • Demonstrates strong administrative, organizational and technical writing skills
  • Ability to function within the qualifications outlined in the attached physical demands sheets.
  • Must be 18 years old and presently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.
  • Requires valid driver’s license.

Skills

Health, Safety, and Environmental Requirements

  • Adheres to all safety and environmental considerations.
  • Have a strong commitment to safe working practices.
  • Wears Personal Protective Equipment at all times while in the production environment.
  • Is alert and observes, corrects, and reports unsafe conditions.
  • Follows operating procedures and complies with all regulatory requirements. 

 

Kinross Competencies

  • Strategic Effectiveness

    Developing and communicating rigorous and creative business strategies that drive sustainable value.

  • External Engagement

    Understanding and building relationships with external parties that strengthen and sustain competitive advantage.

  • Business Focus

    Applying commercial rigor and discipline to all business decisions and customer relationships.

  • Living the Kinross Values

    Aligning behavior, decisions, and actions with Kinross values and principles.

This description is a general statement of required major duties and responsibilities performed on a regular and continuous basis.  It does not exclude other duties as assigned.

Reporting Relationships

  • Works under direct supervision of the Fixed Maintenance Supervisor

Career Framework and Level

Legislative Requirements

US work permit required

Language Requirements

English

Travel Requirements

Capabilities

Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,300 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.


Job Segment: Maintenance Mechanic, Mechanic, Maintenance, Plant, Manufacturing, Operations

Closing Date:
09/10/2016

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