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General Maintenance - 150018 Journeyman H.D. Mechanic

Westmoreland - Poplar River Mine, 6G7H+3C, Coronach, Saskatchewan, Canada Req #569
Friday, December 8, 2023

Job Description

The employee in this classification is responsible for the mechanical repair and maintenance of a variety of heavy mobile equipment, the mining equipment, the rail locomotive, rolling stock and vehicles assigned to the shift in a continuous mining operation.

Duties and Responsibilites

Typical, but not inclusive, duties are as follows:

1. To diagnose all malfunctions and to carry out planned and period safety and preventative maintenance inspections and servicing.

2. To repair gasoline and diesel engines, transmissions, differentials, planetary drives, and any hydraulic and air actuated equipment, etc...

3. To repair track and align wheels and frames , replace brake linings, perform motor tune-ups, repair and replace vehicle electrical apparatus and accessories, railroad equipment when applicable.

4. To setup hoisting equipment and facilities for the instillation and/or removal of heavy attachments

5.To inspect and test repaired equipment or ensure safe and efficient operation and to assist in the investigation of accidents that may be attributable to mechanical defects

6.To requisition parts and supplies to maintain service and repair records and to report man-hours and materials user, troubles encounters, and corrective measures taken.

7.The incumbent will also perform other related and assigned duties associated with the overall mining operation, as well as to provide training to apprentices and work direction to assigned helpers.


Saskatchewan or Interprovincial Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic Certificate. Must be physically fit and must have the ability to co-operate and work effectively with other employees. Must possess a valid Class 3A Driver's License.

Working Conditions

This job involves working on a 7 day alternating or rotating shift basis on a remote mine site. Must be willing to provide own transportation and living accommodations. Employee is required to work 12 or 8 hour shifts on a rotating day and night crew. Position is located on a mine site so the employee will be working in an environment that is susceptible to the weather. A combination of indoor and outdoor work is required for this classification.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Westmoreland - Poplar River Mine, 6G7H+3C, Coronach, Saskatchewan, Canada