Kiewit Corporation Mechanic in Christine, Texas

Mechanic

Date: Oct 24, 2018

Location: Christine, TX, US

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 52325

Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada and Australia. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. Kiewit had 2015 revenues of $9 billion and employs more than 22,000 staff and craft employees.

The successful candidate must demonstrate safe work habits and have a strong commitment to safety; should consistently display positive behaviors that support the company’s goals and objectives.

Qualifications: Minimum of three years or Journeyman level experience; heavy equipment maintenance experience in the construction or mining industry; prefer completion of a two-year mechanical vocational-technical degree that includes diesel and heavy equipment courses and at least 3 years’ experience. Candidate must be able to operate oxygen/acetylene cutting torch and perform basic arc welding repairs.

Duties: The position is responsible for performing maintenance repairs, troubleshooting and lube services on large mining equipment such as Komatsu D375 and D475 crawler tractors, Komatsu WD600 rubber tire dozers, CAT 777 and Komatsu HD785 mechanical drive haul trucks, Cat 992 front-end loaders and Cat 16M motor graders, this will include troubleshooting, tune-ups and servicing as well as repairs on Caterpillar, Komatsu and Cummins engines. Must be able to read, understand and use low voltage (24V) electrical, air and hydraulic schematics in performing repairs on construction and/or mining equipment, able to remove and replace the following types of components: radiators, hydraulic pumps, cylinders and valves, water pumps, air valves and engine sub components.

Position requires rotating shifts, weekends, and overtime. Personal tools are also required.

San Miguel Mine offers competitive wages and comprehensive benefits. All applicants must attach a detailed resume to their Kiewit application.

Kiewit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: San Antonio

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