Mobile Equipment Mechanic - HD

Location
Delta Junction, Alaska
Salary
$72,744.41 - $125,465.73
Posted
Sep 16, 2020
Closes
Nov 15, 2020
Ref
1522448
Work Term
Contract
Work Load
Full Time
Language
English

Northern Star Resources Limited (ASX: NST) is an Australian ASX 100 gold producer with four Tier-1 world-class projects located in highly prospective and low sovereign risk regions of Australia and North America. Northern Star is the second largest Australian gold producer and among the top 25 gold miners globally. Northern Star continues to invest in building a strong asset base through strategic acquisitions and aggressive exploration to extend the mine lives across its world-class operations and generate earning accretive value for its Shareholders through operational effectiveness

Due to growth and expansion,  Northern Star (Pogo) LLC have a challenging and rewarding opportunity for a Mobile Maintenance Mechanic at our world-class Pogo operation in Alaska on a rotational camp schedule.

What do we offer?

Vibrant hub of activity on site, with the ability to be part of successful and productive team

  • Permanent position and extended mine-life offering job security.
  • Excellent remuneration package with bonuses, insurances, 401k and paid leave.
  • Ongoing development opportunities and growth within a company that continuously invest in their people.

What's the role?

The Mobile Maintenance Mechanic reports to the Maintenance Supervisor, with a primary role of maintaining underground mobile and associated ancillary equipment. All maintenance activities undertaken are to be done in a timely and cost-effective manner whilst adhering to Company standards, policies and procedures. This is to minimise downtime and to ensure targeted machine reliability is achieved between planned maintenance tasks within the Operations.

Duties include:

  • Undertake diagnostic, breakdowns, follow-up work, PM's to a high standard of execution, all work completed in a safe and timely manner.
  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping in all work areas to provide a safe and healthy workplace for all employees and contractors.
  • Provide technical advice and support to fellow Maintenance Team members.
  • Ensures workmanship through meeting standards and tolerances and testing of equipment prior to handover.
  • Identify correct parts and equipment for all planned and unplanned jobs as necessary.
  • Continuously review scheduled jobs to identify opportunities for improvement.

What are we looking for?

You'll be a highly proactive individual who will display behaviour consistent to our Northern Star Values of Safety, Teamwork, Accountability, Respect and Results, looking to work with the business for the long term and be an integral part in its future growth and development. 

The specifics:

 2-5 years practical experience as a mechanical tradesperson in heavy mining application.

  • Excellent fault-finding skill and ability to carry out preventative and breakdown maintenance.
  • Computer literacy Microsoft Office, Pronto or similar CMMS.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Must have good comprehension of safe operating procedures, safety rules, policies, emergency procedures, and MSHA requirements.
  • Must pass a post offer physical and drug test, as well as a background check.

The Details:

Working a 4 week on, 2 week off rotating schedule of days and nights, up to 12 hours a day or more at a remote campsite.  Extreme conditions, including but not limited to extreme and changing weather conditions, dust, mud, varying levels of noise, varying degrees of light and dark, in and around artificial light and in a confined work area.

Employees are required to stay on site at the company provided camp during the work rotation. Camp facilities provide dining service, games room, exercise & weight room, sauna, and accommodation rooms. Dormitory rooms have a land line phone, great Wi-Fi & cable TV. Cell service is available through Wi-Fi. The Company provides a bus service to and from Fairbanks, Delta Junction and Tok, Alaska.

Why join us?

When you join our Company, you join the Northern Star Team.  You will be engaged in a dynamic work environment where you will be valued as an integral part of the team, and where you can develop and grow with our business.

Northern Star actively supports and contributes to the local community in which we operate. We are a proud supporter of the Veterans' Employment Commitment and recognize the advantage of a diversified workplace including diversity of gender, thought, experience, and ethnicity. We encourage applications from diverse backgrounds and strive for workplace excellence.

Want to know more about Northern Star? Check out our website here: http://www.nsrltd.com/ or follow us on linked in: https://www.linkedin.com/company/northern-star-resources-limited/

Shortlisting for this role will begin immediately.

Candidates living in the Fairbanks North Star Borough, Delta and Tok regions will be given first consideration.

Due to the large volume of applications, only applicants who are shortlisted will be contacted