Condition Monitoring Lube Technician

Delta Junction, Alaska, United States
Competitive
Nov 20, 2021
Dec 20, 2021
2083453
Technicians
Permanent
Full Time
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 10 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

Northern Star (Pogo) LLC have a challenging and rewarding opportunity for a Condition Monitoring-Lube Technician 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 Condition Monitoring Lube Technician reports to the Condition Monitoring Supervisor, and is responsible for equipment lubrication, contamination control, inspection and proactive maintenance activities for all rotating and lubricated mechanical systems.

Duties include:

  • Change gear oil, hydraulic fluids, and filters as well as taking oil samples, performing equipment lubrication and preparing and maintaining records on equipment and machinery. Repair or replace components and parts as needed.
  • Maintain the lube shop, clean up shop, and properly dispose of wastes. Follow contamination control and HAZMAT rules and regulations.
  • Gather technical information to perform general and preventive maintenance. Troubleshoot, diagnose, modify, and repair mobile and stationary equipment. Test and verify correct operation of all repairs and adjustments.
  • Prepare work orders, change out parts, and check the status of orders.
  • Ensure all safety related activities are undertaken in accordance with Company policy and MSHA requirements including Hazard ID's, pre-start checks, pre-start meetings, and incident reporting
  • Other duties as required.


What are we looking for?

You'll be a highly motivated 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:

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Must have sufficient education to read and write instructions, perform simple mathematical calculations, and keep records
  • Current Driver's License.
  • Minimum 2 years relevant experience in the mining industry.
  • Computer literacy Microsoft Office, etc.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Flexibility to adapt to improved procedures and practices.
  • Awareness of the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) Act & Regulations.
  • Be able to pass a background check and post offer physical.
  • A Covid Vaccine is required as a condition of employment for all employees hired on or after July 12, 2021.Either one round of Pfizer or Moderna, or the J&J COVID-19 Vaccine is required prior to beginning work for Northern Star (Pogo) LLC. If Pfizer or Moderna, the second vaccine shot will then be needed as scheduled to complete the requirement. Requests for exceptions to this requirement, for reasons such as a candidate's religious beliefs or disability status, will be considered on a case by case basis and determined by the general manager.


The Details:

Working a 2 week on, 1 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 recognise 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