General Maintenance - 150018 Journeyman H.D. Mechanic

Westmoreland - Poplar River Mine, 6G7H+3C, Coronach, Saskatchewan, Canada Req #368
Friday, December 30, 2022

Position Summary

Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic is responsible for the mechanical repaid and maintenance of a variety of heavy mobile equipment, the mining equipment, the rail locomotive, rolling stock and vehicles assigned to the shift in a continuous mining setting.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Diagnose all malfunctions and carry out planned and period safety and preventative maintenance inspections and servicing.
  • Repair gasoline and diesel engines, transmissions, differentials, planetary drives, and any hydraulic and air actuated equipment, etc.
  • Repair track and align wheels and frames, replace brake linings, perform motor tune-ups, repair and replace vehicle electrical apparatus and accessories.
  • Inspect and test repaired equipment or ensure safe and efficient operation and to assist in the investigation of accidents that may be attributed to mechanical defects.
  • Perform other related and assigned duties associated with the overall mining operations, as well as provide training to apprentices.

Typical Physical Demands

Work in a safe manner at all times and be aware of environmental responsibilities in a maintenance setting. This is sedentary work which requires the following physical activities: bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, sitting, walking, finger dexterity, feeling, repetitive motions, talking, hearing, and visual acuity.

Typical Working Conditions

Shop environment and field work. Environment is susceptible to the weather as a combination of indoor and outdoor work is required. The position involves a shift rotation.

Education and Experience

  • Minimum 2 years of related work experience in the mining industry preferred.
  • Any equivalent combination of training, education, and experience that provides the required skills, knowledge, and abilities.

Licenses, Registration, and Certifications

  • Valid 3A License endorsement required with no restrictions.
  • Saskatchewan or interprovincial journeyman heavy duty mechanic certificate.


  • Communication.
  • Problem Solving.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Westmoreland - Poplar River Mine, 6G7H+3C, Coronach, Saskatchewan, Canada