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Diesel Mechanic/Welder Mining Equipment - Local or Fly-In, Fly-Out

Company: Thiess
Location: Leadville
Posted on: May 19, 2023

Job Description:


  • $33.00 - $51.00 / hour
  • Comprehensive benefits package (expounded below)
  • Opportunities for promotions and career advancement
  • Surface mine located near Denver, CO - seeking local and out-of-state hires (fly-in, fly-out)
  • Get experience at a global company with world-class, safe and sustainable mining operationsAbout the roleThiess is seeking a Heavy Equipment Mechanic/Welder to support our mining team on our project site near Leadville, Colorado. The Heavy Equipment Mechanic/Welder will be responsible for safe repair of mobile equipment including mining excavator, loader, haul truck, water truck, dozer and grader. What you'll be doing
    • Perform electrical, hydraulic and mechanical repairs, as well as preventative maintenance, in-shop and in the mine pit
    • Weld steel components with welding equipment as specified by layouts, engineering drawings, work orders, and/or verbal instructions
    • Comply with all safety, health and environmental rules and procedures
    • While meeting safety standards, work with your team to maximize productivity and minimize downtime Additional information
      • All necessary tools will be provided
      • Work schedule: 7 days on, 7 days off, rotating 12-hour shifts both days and nights
      • Fly-in, fly-out opportunities for those who live out-of-state (travel expenses paid), drive-in, drive-out opportunities for those who live in-state (mileage reimbursed)
      • Working at high elevation with cold, snowy conditions during winter months
      • Hotel and shuttle accommodations providedWhat we're looking forIt's required to have
        • Ability to work extended shifts, rotating days and nights at high elevation
        • Interpersonal skills to bring to a positive, inclusive team-oriented work environment
        • Alignment with our "Everyone Safe Everyday" culture, having a paramount outlook on safety
        • 5 years of experience with diesel heavy equipment repair
        • Welding experience with mobile heavy mining equipmentIt's beneficial to have
          • Hitachi Excavator (5600-7) or Liebherr Truck (T264) experience is highly regarded
          • Technical training/certifications
          • Experience working on a mine
          • MSHA Part 48 certification (Thiess will provide training if needed)What we offer Benefits
            • Medical insurance with 100 percent premium coverage for employees and 85-90 percent premium coverage for enrollees (eligible dependents)
            • Dental, vision, short-term/long-term disability and life insurance options
            • 401(k) retirement program with company match of up to 5% percent of employee contributions
            • Employee assistance program (EAP), offering support for family, health, life, financial or work-related struggles for you and your dependents
            • Paid leave for all of life's reasons
            • Free breakfasts + $50 per diem provided for meals while on shift
            • Quarterly bonus programs Culture
              • Opportunities for promotions and career advancement
              • An inclusive, team-oriented environment where your feedback and experience are valued
              • Experience with a seasoned, global company with world-class mining operations in Australia, Asia, South America and North America
              • A work environment where safety is always the number one priority; our safety-first culture guides our overarching objective - to keep---everyone safe every dayAbout usThiess is a $4 billion global organization, specializing in sustainable resources solutions, including mining services, land reclamation, and engineering and technology consulting.We're currently embarking on an exciting journey to a more sustainable future, as we rise to the challenges of climate risk and opportunities abounding in the global energy transition. We recognize the world needs mined commodities to achieve the economic, social and environmental transformation it desires. But, the world also needs mining to reset for the future.North America is an important part of that future, and we're thrilled to introduce our business, and our unique approach to contract mining, to the Intermountain West region. -Equal Employment OpportunityIf you are selected for a position in the United States, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug test (and alcohol screening/medical examination if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process. As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Thiess is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard for race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, military status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other protected group status. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us or have one of your representatives contact us at -+1 (801) 300-1909. -

Keywords: Thiess, Vail , Diesel Mechanic/Welder Mining Equipment - Local or Fly-In, Fly-Out, Engineering , Leadville, Colorado

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