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Mine Maintenance Technician

Company: Intrepid
Location: Carlsbad
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: Mine Maintenance TechnicianReports To: Mine Maintenance SupervisorLocation: New Mexico - East Plant(Relocation assistance available for candidates that qualify when applicable)OVERVIEWA Mine Maintenance Technician troubleshoots all underground mining equipment and various machinery. This position requires the ability to work safely, whether independently or within a team, a wide mechanical knowledge, and flexibility for on-call schedules.JOB DUTIESTroubleshoot and repair items including, but not limited to: hydraulic mining equipment, conveyor belts, ore loadout equipment, and mobile and stationary diesel equipmentPerform preventative maintenance items on equipment and machinery, including: greasing, changing oil, looking for defects during service session, torque drain plugs, etc.Install and change: motors, chains, gear boxes, transmissions, differentials and/or suspension workPreform cutting (Oxy and acetylene) welding and rigging proceduresConduct pre-shift inspections to ensure all equipment is operating safely and efficientlyPerform other duties as assignedREQUIRED QUALIFICATIONSHigh school diploma or GEDValid Driver's LicenseMinimum two (2) years of industrial maintenance experience - underground mining experience preferredMust be able to provide own tools - tools needed are basic American-made mechanic hand tools in both metric and SAE up to 1 - SAE and 30mm. Any other larger tools are provided by IntrepidMust be able to read and understand electrical, structural and hydraulic drawingsMust be available to work a call-out schedule for a 24/7 operationOPPORTUNITIESMedical plans with prescription drug coverage, dental insurance and vision insurance401(K) with immediate vesting and generous employer matchWork-life balance with family-friendly work schedulesOpportunity to grow within position through Intrepid's career path programPPE, uniform shirts and boot vouchers are providedSCHEDULE AND WORK ENVIRONMENT10-hour workday, 4 days a week at minimum, with a weekly rotating shift schedule. Schedule subject to change.As part of a 24/7 maintenance support team, employees will be on a rotating on-call schedule. Some overtime may be required to complete tasks and keep equipment running.Underground mining environment that is often not well lit and is at low heightsExposed to louder than moderate noises (ex: vehicle noises, machinery noises, etc.)Employees are required to wear safety attire and personal protective equipment (PPE) at all timesPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSStanding, walking, sitting (while driving) over 2/3 of work time, squatting, talking or hearing, making visual inspections, making precise hand and fingers movements, twisting, stooping, crouching, kneeling, reaching or graspingMust be able to lift up to 50 lbs., and push and/or pull up to 50 lbs.Will be required to wear personal protective equipment as needed and engage in strenuous physical activityA 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 USIntrepid 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, Midland , Mine Maintenance Technician, Professions , Carlsbad, Texas

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