Uncertified/Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic (Maintenance & Trades)

Full Time

  Conuma Coal Resources LTD

  Chetwynd, British Columbia, Canada

Job Title:  Uncertified/Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic
Job Type:  Full-time/Permanent 
Location:  Chetwynd, Brule Mine
Work Environments/Conditions: 
Truck shop:  Noise of heavy equipment tools, dust, exhaust, cement floors, frequently near moving equipment or parts, frequently working from heights, continuous standing/walking/weightbearing, frequent bend/twist/reach/push/pull combinations in awkward postures, time pressure for repairs with high consequence of error (safety and assets); high attention to safety required (and noted).  Job observed directly. 

Field:  Extreme weather conditions (e.g., temperature, precipitation, wind, visibility), variable and extreme walking and driving conditions (e.g., rock, mud, ice, snow - any conditions extremely uneven at times), frequently near moving equipment or parts, frequently driving, frequent bend/twist/reach/push/pull combinations in awkward postures while outdoors; time pressure for repairs with high consequence of error (safety and assets); high attention to safety required.  Filed job not directly observed.

Shift Schedule:  12 hour shifts, (7 days on/ 7days off) 
2, 30-minute paid breaks per shift

Job Objectives/Description:  Day and night heavy-duty mechanics who operate in the truck shop.  They drive or push the equipment needing maintenance into the service bay from where it was parked just outside; work on the equipment and drive it out to the lot for pickup. 

3 day, 2 night field runners who operate 50% to 70% of the time outdoors, at the location on the property where the equipment needs maintenance.  This can be several km away.

Skills & Experience:
• 4 Years Technical Training or equivalent
• 4 Years Mining Experience
• Must be able to communicate (read/write/speak) effectively in English

Key Demands/Measurements:
• Sit/Stand/Walk/Drive
• Truck shop:
• Stand/walk/weight bear up to 11 hours daily; occasionally on rough ground; climbing on/around equipment.
• Field Runner:
• Drive up to an hour one way; up to 6 hours over a day otherwise walking on uneven ground outdoors and climbing on/around equipment.

Top Strength Requirements:
• Items required to be manually lift, carry and manipulate (one person):
• Cylinder heads 106 lb
• Impact wrench 30 lb plus typical socket, used continuously in various positions including overhead/outstretched arm

Heavy Equipment Mechanics - Equipment’s used to Perform Job:
• The typical heavy duty mechanic tools including hand tools (e.g., wrenches, screwdrivers), air and impact tools (e.g., wrenches, drills) and sledge hammers.

• Materials handling equipment (e.g., hydraulic jacks and hoists, chains, overhead cranes, slings, come-a-longs), ladders, man-lifts, safety harness and lanyard, truck to access field.

• Other supplies and equipment:  Any part needing replacement, repair or removal for access.


Wage: $42.15 - $44.55

Conuma Coal provides competitive wages and benefits including Extended Health, Dental, paid vacation and an employee RRSP program.

NO camp facilities are available.