Journeyman Industrial Mechanic
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Journeyman Industrial Mechanic

Job Description

Westmoreland Mining Holdings LLC currently has 2 positions available for permanent, full-time Journeyman Industrial Mechanics at the Estevan Mine.

Duties and Responsibilities

The duties of an Industrial Mechanic include, but are not limited to:

  • Diagnosing and repairing large surface mining and plant equipment;
  • Responding to unplanned equipment outages;
  • Assisting with planning and execution of major planned shutdowns;
  • Maintaining records of repair and preventive maintenance activities;
  • Specifying parts required to complete repairs;
  • Participating in safety meetings, hazard identification and controls; and
  • Other duties as assigned.


The ideal candidate will:

  • Possess a Journeyman Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) ticket along with an Interprovincial Red Seal;
  • Have a strong working mechanical knowledge to accomplish required work on mining equipment, including knowledge of general maintenance practices encountered on draglines and in coal processing facilities;
  • Demonstrate a strong awareness and understanding of work-related safety practices;
  • Be physically capable to work at heights above 20 feet, to perform heavy lifting of up to 70 lbs, to work in confined areas and work in awkward positions requiring prolonged bending or kneeling;
  • Be able to follow specific instructions while maintaining acceptable established standards of work performance and conduct, show the necessary and consistent energy, as well as acceptable mental and physical dexterity, for the satisfactory completion of the essential duties as summarized; and
  • Exhibit acceptable interpersonal skills and the continuous ability to work in a team-oriented atmosphere.

Candidates possessing a 3A or 1A license with previous mining experience would be an asset.

This position is required to work 12-hour shift rotations.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Skilled Labor - Trades
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Other Great Industries
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 1037/1140
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Journeyman Industrial Mechanic

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