Heavy Equipment Diesel Mechanic

Westmoreland - Absaloka Mine, United States of America, United States of America
Sep 12, 2022
Oct 12, 2022
Req #24
Job Description and Responsibilities:

The Heavy Equipment Diesel Mechanic will be responsible for all repairs and services associated with the heavy mobile mining equipment.

Key Job Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

Repair work to equipment, both in the field and in the central shop. Also, preventive maintenance on equipment used on the mine site. Runs small support equipment to aid the maintenance process such as forklifts, cranes, and tire handlers. Does work as fueling, laborer work, and work in the steam-bay. Clean work areas as needed and other work associated with the daily operation of a surface coal mine.


Prior experience and/or knowledge of tasks associated with repairs and servicing of dozers, haulers, blades, scrapers, loaders, drills, pumps, compressors, pickups, trucks and other light vehicles and maintenance of diesel equipment.

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.

Must be able to work rotating shifts and weekends.

Successful candidate must be able and diligent in using personal protective equipment (PPE) as warranted by job conditions and Company policy. Such PPE includes: hearing protection, hard-hat, steel-toed shoes, safety glasses, and other PPE as required by the Company.

Must possess a valid driver's license and maintain a good driving record.

Prior mechanical experience or mechanical technical education.

Ability to perform all duties and activities in a manner which conforms to mine safety requirements.

Pre-employment screening including physical, drug screening, personal & criminal backgrounds checks will be conducted on all candidates that receive a conditional offer.

Preferred Qualifications: Previous Mine experience

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly