Dragline Welder/Mechanic

Kiewit Christine , TX 78012

Posted 4 months ago

Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada and Australia.

Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. Kiewit had 2013 revenues of more than $11.8 billion and employs more than 33,000 staff and craft employees.

All applicants must attach a detailed resume to this application.

The successful applicant must demonstrate safe work habits and have a strong commitment to safety, maintain clean work practices, clean work areas and consistently display positive behaviors that support the company's goals and objectives.

Job Requirements

Applicants for this job will be required to pass an established weld test. Must possess a strong mechanical working knowledge to accomplish required work on dragline heavy gear box repairs and overhauls, including knowledge of general maintenance practices encountered on draglines, as well as heavy-duty, coal mining equipment.

Working knowledge of Preventative Maintenance (PM's) and proper tooling used in maintenance of this equipment.

Working knowledge of rigging/lifting techniques. Applicant must have a strong working knowledge of welding, cutting, fabricating and specialized weld repairs.

Applicant must demonstrate a strong awareness and understanding of work-related safety practices. Must be physically capable to work at 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.

Preferred Qualifications:
Previous Mine experience

Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage qualified women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and others to apply.

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Dragline Welder/Mechanic