Entry Level Equipment Engineer - Mining

Location: Gillette WY Posted Date: March 13, 2020
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Employer Job Id:  98201  Careermine Job Id: 1838367
Requisition ID: 98201

Job Level: Entry Level

Department: Equipment

Market: Mining

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Overview

As an Entry Level Equipment Engineer, you will support Regional Construction & Mining operations. This position is responsible for the planning, scheduling, budgeting, utilization and reliability of a construction and mining equipment fleet. The position will deal with day to day as well as long term issues related to an equipment fleet. The position's main focus will be to improve equipment reliability as well as implement, monitor, audit, and manage preventative maintenance programs.

District Overview

Kiewit Equipment Services (KES) helps to ensure the profitability of Kiewit projects through the improved equipment utilization and mechanical reliability by delivering world-class equipment and service.

In this role, the Equipment Engineer will be supporting Kiewit Mining Group. This district has grown steadily to become one of North America's leading producers of high-quality, high-energy coal and is ranked as one of the top 10 coal producers in the nation. They are built on a solid foundation of safety, quality, production and integrity.


This position is based out of Gillette WY, or Soda Springs, ID.


•     Understand and comply with all federal, state, and company health, safety, and environmental requirements
•     Material handling and procurement
•     Create and maintain tool/filter lists and documentation
•     Inspections of equipment and parts
•     Logistics management and communication
•     Long/short range equipment planning, scheduling, and budgeting
•     Planning and paperwork processing to prepare for critical lifts
•     Use reliability and failure analysis data to increase equipment availability and reliability
•     Establish and maintain communications between all levels of supervision and management
•     Support of craft maintenance technicians - ordering parts, manage inventory, schedule crews, and manage quality and safety
•     Specialty projects as needed


•     Has obtained an undergraduate AS/ BS degree in Diesel/Automotive Technology, Heavy Equipment Technology, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Construction Management
•     1+ year of experience with equipment is preferred
•     1+ year of experience with equipment planning, scheduling, and budgeting is preferred
•     Strong work ethic - Willing to do what it takes to get the job done
•     Strong organizational, time management and communication skills
•     Strong attention to detail and ability to focus on multiple projects at once while prioritizing tasks
•     Willingness to travel and relocate as required
•     Willingness to work in both office and field environments
•     Knowledge of CAD modeling programs is preferred
•     Ability to freely access all points of a construction site or equipment yard in wide-ranging climates and environment

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There's no limit to what you'll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you'll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you're building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you're bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you'll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you'll be part of a mission that's bigger than you can imagine.

Here, you'll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience - all while helping people across the globe live better.

Nearest Major Market: Wyoming
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