UG Fixed Maintenance Technician (Tech 3 or higher) Portal Mines

Carlin, Nevada, United States
Sep 15, 2020
Oct 15, 2020
Full Time
Position Description:

Nevada Gold Mines is looking for an Underground Fixed Maintenance Technician Tech (3 or higher) to join our Portal Mines Underground Operations team.


Reporting to the Fixed Maintenance General Supervisor, the Fixed Maintenance Technician, is responsible for the following:

  • Perform preventive maintenance and repair of both surface and underground mining equipment such as crushers, conveyors, hoists, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Works as a team member.
  • Employee consistently follows all safety and company policies and procedures.
  • Maintains the ability to follow directions & to complete quality work.
  • Employee maintains a high level of productivity.
  • Pumps - Must be able to disassemble & reassemble the wet end of a centrifugal pump, must know Pump Terminology & Component Identification, must know how to properly set drive components.
  • Shop Equipment, Tools, & Skills - Must be able to complete basic welding tasks, Demonstrate ability to use a drill press, grinder, hydraulic press/portapowers & impact tools, Basic Measurement tools (Square, Tape Measure, Level), Identify and read a bolt torque and drill & tap chart, Operate Overhead Cranes, Bearing and seal replacement and proper setting.
  • Pipefitting and fabricating - Replace broken lines (HDPE, Steel, or Rubber lined), Repair/replace valves and clamps.
  • Conveyors & Feeders - Train a conveyor belt, Replace conveyor rollers, scrapers, and pulleys, Chute inspection & liner replacement.
  • Rigging and Lifting - Demonstrate safe rigging skills (Read and understand sling and clevis capacities), Calculate load weights/centers.
  • Computer Skills - Basic Computer Skills.
  • Lubrication - Be able to execute lube routes.
  • The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.