Perform maintenance to equipment and vehicles utilized in the operation of a strip mine; including but not limited to shovels, tractors, dozers, motor graders, drills, crushers, trucks, pumps, compressors. Ordering repair parts from our Warehouse and having parts delivered to locations of the repair. Maintain records of repairs and preventative maintenance.
Applicant must possess a strong working mechanical knowledge to accomplish required work on mining equipment, including knowledge of general maintenance practices encountered on shovels, drills and coal processing facilities.
Applicant must demonstrate a strong awareness and understanding of work-related safety practices. Must be physically capable to work at heights above 20 feet, to perform heavy lifting of up to 70 lbs. or more, to work in confined areas and work in awkward positions requiring prolonged bending or kneeling.
Prior mechanic experience on heavy equipment and all tasks associated with mining operations preferred.
Must be able to follow specific instructions while maintaining acceptable established standards of work performance and conduct, show the necessary and consistent energy, as well as acceptable mental and physical dexterity, for the satisfactory completion of the essential duties as summarized and defined.
Must exhibit acceptable interpersonal skills and the continuous ability to work in a team-oriented atmosphere.
Applicant must be willing to work variable shifts.
Westmoreland Coal Company