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McEwen Mining-Surface/Mill Heavy Duty Mechanic-Matheson

CDSSAB - ES -Cochrane

Full-Time • Cochrane Region

Reporting to the Mill Operations Team, the Surface/Mill Heavy Duty Mechanic is responsible for
servicing and maintaining the full range of light and heavy equipment as well as vehicles operated by
the mill/mine (such as, scoop trams, pneumatic and electric/hydraulic jumbos, utility vehicles and a
selection of stationery equipment, such as, tuggers, slushers, etc.) and to perform the most complex
diagnostic and repair work. They will interact with Mill employees, supervisors, coordinators,
managers and JHSEC. They must be a committed team player with a strong knowledge of and
dedication to safety and production methods. Other duties will be assigned as per operational needs.

The list of duties and responsibilities below is not exclusive or exhaustive, and the employee will be
required to undertake such duties as may reasonably be expected within the scope of the position. All
employees are required to be professional, cooperative, and flexible in line with the requirements of
the position.

  • Operational Planning & Technical Execution
  • Inspect service, diagnose, repair, assemble, rebuild, and maintain mobile underground and
  • surface equipment such as LHD’s, drills, haul trucks, loaders, skid steers and surface vehicles.
  • Inspect service, diagnose repair, assemble, rebuild, and maintain stationary and mobile
  • equipment such as hoists, crusher, conveyor, air compressors and water pumps.
  • Perform general overhaul work on equipment and vehicles.
  • Make field repairs as needed.
  • Fabrication: Weld, cut repair, layout and fabricate specialized equipment from both formal
  • and informal plans and verbal instructions.
  • General Administration and Controls
  • Accurately update records related to work activities.
  • Keep work area clean.
  • Keep abreast of changes to industry standards.
  • Determine equipment repair needs or estimate costs of repairs.
  • Propose necessary changes to systems, procedures, and equipment.
  • Communicate status of repair, maintenance, or fabrication work.
  • Ensure safe operations, inspect all components on a weekly basis for irregularities,
  • malfunctions, and record and log all inspection reports.
  • Underground and surface mining environments- may have to work in dusty, hot, and noisy
  • conditions (control measures are in place with dust control and ventilation).

Qualifications and Skills Requirement:

  • Valid driver’s license and a reliable means of transportation.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to propagate technical information within a
  • team environment while ensuring duties are performed in a safe and responsible manner.
  • Strong organizational skills as well as sense of responsibility and commitment to safety
  • Interested in working within a diverse and inclusive environment with enthusiasm to work
  • collaboratively and respectfully to achieve mutual success.
  • Ability to interact with a wide variety of departments/roles within all levels of the organization.
  • Strong problem-solving skills while working under pressure requiring immediate response to
  • issues.
  • Highly motivated professional with intent to become part of the McEwen Mill team.
  • Committed to continuous improvement with a vested interest in developing oneself as well as
  • others around them.
  • Agile, with the ability to focus on priorities and re-align when needed.
  • A valid trade certificate is required.
  • 3-5 years experience as surface/mine mechanic – underground/surface experience and
  • experienced on a variety of mobile and stationary mining and surface equipment.
  • Common Core Certificate/Accreditation for Basic mill and Underground Hard Rock Mining Skills
  • considered an asset.
  • Must possess a provincial or inter-provincial ticket for underground heavy mobile equipment
  • and knowledge/experience on light mobile equipment.
  • Valid First Aid Certificate considered an asset.

Diversity and Inclusion
McEwen is strongly committed to Diversity and Inclusion and aims to create a healthy, accessible, and
rewarding work environment which highlights employees’ unique contributions to our company’s success.
As an equal opportunity employer, we welcome applications from all to help us build a diverse
workforce which reflects the diversity of our communities, in which we live and work.

To apply for this position please email your resume to:
To find out more information about McEwen mining please visit us at:
McEwen thanks all candidates for their interest, however only those selected to continue in the
recruitment process will be contacted.

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Job Expires: 2024-05-28

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