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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Company: Intrepid Potash
Location: Hobbs
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Reports To: Maintenance Supervisor
Location: New Mexico - Various
OVERVIEW A Heavy Equipment Mechanic repairs and maintains various heavy equipment used by the Dirt Crew team. The mechanic will insure proper operation of the equipment, including following-up with the equipment operators to guarantee found work is being addressed in a timely manner.


  • Repair and maintain heavy equipment including, but not limited to: dump trucks, dozers, front end loaders, lowboy trailers, haul truck and light vehicles
  • Monitor and ensure the reliability of various equipment including, but not limited to: belt conveyors, pumps, screw conveyors, product elevators, product screens, etc.
  • Operate plant equipment such as skid steers, bulldozers, front-end loaders, etc.
  • Perform pre-shift inspections, as well as preventative maintenance and equipment clean up, to ensure all equipment is operating safely and efficiently
  • Adjust process equipment, and determine when to start and stop equipment to make adjustments
  • Ensure housekeeping of work environment is in order
  • Identify and report safety hazards
  • Complete regular, consistent inspections, and maintain appropriate equipment records and files
  • Perform other duties as assigned
    • High school diploma or GED
    • Valid Driver's License
    • Minimum two (2) years of heavy equipment maintenance experience
    • Must be able to provide own metric tools
    • Must be available to work a call-out schedule for a 24/7 operation
      • Medical plans with prescription drug coverage, dental insurance and vision insurance
      • 401(K) with immediate vesting and generous employer match
      • Work-life balance with family-friendly work schedules
      • Opportunity to grow within position through Intrepid's career path programs
      • PPE, uniform shirts and boot vouchers are provided
        SCHEDULE AND WORK ENVIRONMENT9/80 schedule, Monday - Thursday, 9-hour workdays, Fridays worked, 8 -hour workday, with every other Friday off.

        As part of a 24/7 maintenance support team, employees will be on a rotating on-call schedule. Schedule subject to change.
        • Outdoors, in a non-temperature controlled environment, and subject to weather conditions
        • Exposed to loud sounds and distracting noise levels
          Employees are required to wear safety attire and personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times
          • Standing, walking, sitting, talking or hearing, making visual inspections, making precise hand and finger movements, twisting, stooping, crouching, kneeling, reaching or grasping
          • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs, and push and/or pull up to 50 lbs.
          • Must be able to climb stairs and/or ladders, work at heights, perceive color differences
          • Will be required to wear personal protective equipment as needed and engage in strenuous physical activity
            A pre-placement physical and hair follicle drug test will be required for anyone selected for this opportunity. Placement into the position will not be made until the results are received and cleared by Intrepid.

            ABOUT US Intrepid is an entrepreneurial organization committed to developing unique and environmentally sound ways of extracting minerals of global importance to multiple industries. While our legacy potassium products hold a strong reputation in the agriculture and feed industries, the expansion of our water, brine and other solutions contributes to the oil and gas industries to support energy resources. This diversification of products and customers expands our growth and impact beyond yesterday's needs. Working at Intrepid, you will experience the commitment, teamwork, and growth in every role and experience.

Keywords: Intrepid Potash, Midland , Heavy Equipment Mechanic, Engineering , Hobbs, Texas

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