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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Company: OceanaGold Corporation
Location: Kershaw
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

The role:

Must have the ability and desire to learn and understand prints and manuals, diagnose faults or malfunctions to determine required repairs, using diagnostic equipment and an ability to perform as a field mechanic as required.

Key tasks and responsibilities:
Diagnose, repair, and maintain heavy equipment used in construction and mining, such as, large excavators, loaders, 100-150t off highway trucks, dozers, and motor graders
Operate and inspect machines or heavy equipment to diagnose problems
Remove and replace components such as, engines, transmission, and final drives
Perform minor repairs to systems such as, engines, transmissions, final drives, brakes, hydraulics, pneumatics, and electrical systems
Performs required maintenance such as changing oil, greasing and replacing parts on a scheduled and unscheduled basis
Read and understand operation and service manuals, system schematics and technical drawings
Examine parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges
Ability to research and order parts for services and repairs
Operate and test equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturers specifications
Perform welding repairs and fabrication
Support workers performing repairs or replacing components
Communicate and perform duties to provide information with planning and completion of tasks
Perform all assigned tasks with limited supervision
Performs all duties and activities in a manner that conforms to safety requirements
Duties will include the ability to fill in as relief supervisor when required
Performs other work required

The successful candidate will have:
Proven work experience as a diesel or heavy equipment mechanic
Extensive knowledge of diesel engines and construction equipment
5+ years' experience preferred
High school diploma or equivalent

Physical Requirements:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs, talk, hear and see.
Must be able to work shift work with 12 hour shifts.
Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) during the workday.
Work is in a surface mine plant setting, which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity.
Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine environment, including hart hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required.

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About the company:
OceanaGold is a multinational gold producer committed to the highest standards of technical, environmental, and social performance. Since 1990, we have been contributing to excellence in our industry by delivering sustainable environmental and social outcomes for our communities and strong returns for our shareholders. The gold, copper, and silver we produce are essential to the renewable energy and transport sectors, life-saving medical devices and technology that connects people around the world.
Our global exploration, development and operating experience has created a significant pipeline of organic growth opportunities and a portfolio of operating assets including Didipio Mine in the Philippines, Macraes and Waihi operations in New Zealand and Haile Gold Mine in the United States. Our operations are supported by corporate offices located in Brisbane, Australia and Denver, USA.
At OceanaGold, health and safety are paramount to the success of our business as are employees who engage in behaviors that align with our values.
OceanaGold is committed to providing equal employment opportunities.

Keywords: OceanaGold Corporation, Rock Hill , Heavy Equipment Mechanic, Engineering , Kershaw, South Carolina

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