Welder/Mechanic

Colstrip, Montana, United States
Competitive
Nov 17, 2021
Dec 17, 2021
1414962011
Permanent
Full Time
English
Job Description

Applicants for this job must have Dragline mechanical repair experience or equivalent and will be required to pass an established weld test. Must possess a strong working mechanical knowledge to accomplish required work on dragline heavy gear box repair and overhauls, including knowledge of general maintenance practices encountered on draglines. Applicant must demonstrate a strong awareness and understanding of work-related safety practices. Must be physically capable to work on heights above 50 feet, to perform heavy lifting of 50 lbs. or more, to work in confined areas and to work in awkward positions requiring prolonged bending or kneeling.

Job Requirements

Welder/Mechanic/Machinist primary duty is maintaining Marion walking draglines and will assist in mobile equipment, and coal processing facilities repair. Must be able to weld on all mine equipment including coal haulers and track type earthmovers. This person must be able to work at heights (i.e. elevated boom point and tri-structure of draglines). Mechanical experience will include working on heavy, open and enclosed gear systems for draglines (i.e. repair and overhaul). Machinist/Millwright experience and the ability to troubleshoot lubrication systems would be desirable assets. Licensed mobile crane experience is desirable. This position requires working multiple shifts and call-out on a 24-hour basis. Work is completed in varying extremes of environmental conditions with exposure to dust, noise, and adverse weather.