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Newmont Mining Corporation | Battle Mountain, Nevada
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Job Description

Founded in 1921 Newmont Mining Corporation is one of the largest gold mining companies in the world.   The North American region consists of multiple surface and underground operations spread throughout Northern Nevada and our Cripple Creek and Victor Mine in Colorado.  Newmont prides itself on safety and embraces diversity, engages employees, fosters innovation, rewards high performance and develops great leaders.


Are you an experienced tire mechanic?  Have you ever thought about a career in mining?  Let’s match your maintenance experience with our first class mining equipment to continue to achieve world class production results at Newmont’s Carlin mine site.

Essential Duties

  • Works as a team member
  • Works effectively with other crews.
  • Demonstrate safe and environmentally sound work practices.
  • Respects others' work styles and ideas
  • Actively pursues development of self and others.
  • Offers constructive solutions to problems and issues
  • Hydraulic - **Basic hydraulic troubleshooting including reading schematics - Identify the common components of a Hydraulic tank and their function, Describe the characteristics and functions of hydraulic fluid, Explain and demonstrate the basic hydraulic fundamental principles (Pressure x Area equals Force), Explain the different types of Pumps and their operation, Explain the different types of Motors and their operation, Explain and demonstrate the effects of flow thru an orifice, Identify the four common pressure control valves, identify their components and their operation, Identify the characteristics of the vented and the pressurized hydraulic tanks, Identify the six different directional control valves and explain their function
  • Welding - ** Basic welding (small repairs) - Demonstrate proper use of cutting torch, Choose proper setting and wire for welding sheet metal, Proper installation of wear material. (Liners, wear plate and GET), Properly complete weld by using standard structural or mild steel welding procedures, Inspection for quality of repair, Properly complete the weld using weld procedures, Choose properly method of removing the cap (reinforcement), Clean up work area, Remove LOTO.
  • Preventative Maintenance - PM equipment
  • Equipment Operation - Operate boom truck
  • Electrical - ** Basic electric trouble shooting including reading schematics - Use a digital multimeter to take simple readings including Voltage, Continuity, Resistance, Amperage, Describe the difference between a Series and Parallel circuit, Can demonstrate the ability to use a test light, Demonstrate the ability to locate the proper symbol legend and apply it to reading a schematic, Ability to visually inspect wiring harness for visual clues to solve the fault, Ability to identify positive and negative terminals on an Alternator and Starter, Ability to determine the difference between a basic electrical circuit and a basic electronic control circuit, Have a basic understanding of ohms law.
  • Engine - Change alternator belts, (Knowledge of how to) Change fan belts.
  • Component - Replace drivelines and U-joints.
  • Frame & Body - Blade swaps

The above duties and responsibilities are representative of the nature and level of work assigned and are not necessarily all-inclusive.

Training & Experience

To be considered for this position, the applicant must meet the following requirements:

  • Three (3) or more years of experience maintaining heavy equipment tires in a mining, construction or farming environment
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Proven  excellent safety and attendance record
  • Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the essential functions of the job

Newmont seeks to recruit, hire, place and promote qualified applicants, meaning applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position, without regard to personal characteristics such as gender, race, nationality, ethnicity, social and indigenous origin, religion or belief, disability, age or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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