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Mine Maintenance Electrician in Weeks Island at Morton Salt

Date Posted: 11/20/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    11127 Morton Road
    Weeks Island
  • Job Type:
  • Date Posted:
    11/20/2021

Job Description

With direction from the UG Supervisor, complete work orders for work identified on PM’s and Break-ins – 45%

•Perform PM’s and Preventive Maintenance to ensure maximum reliability of electrical equipment – 35%

•Complete work area inspections, equipment pre-shifts, and housekeeping needed to maintain clean and safe work areas – 15%

•Cutting and Welding – 5%

High School Diploma

Trade School or Equivalent on the job training

MSHA 40-hour Mine Training

Additional Electrical Skills and Safety Training a plus

  • Requires sound knowledge of heavy industrial/mining electrical maintenance practices
  • Understand and apply electrical diagrams and schematics for installation and troubleshooting purposes
  • Use properly selected testing devices to identify and report electrical issues
  • Knowledgeable in 480v 3phase motor control center troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair
  • Knowledgeable in medium voltage (4160vac) systems and switchgear installation and testing
  • Familiar with solid state, soft start, VFD, and PLC controls and troubleshooting
  • Must be familiar with electrical safe working practices and comfortable with donning arc flash gear
  • Must be able to fill out inspection sheets, timecards, work orders, and other reports properly and on time
  • Must be capable of lifting 65# on a frequent basis
  • Must be able to see clearly with only a cap lamp or equipment lighting.
  • Safely use various hand and power tools necessary to complete work

Must be able to work in a team environment



Under direct supervision of the Electrical General Supervisor and the Mine Electrical Supervisor, is responsible for general electrical maintenance, troubleshooting, installation, and repair, of electrical equipment located in the mine.

Job Requirements

This position is in an underground mine where temperatures range from 78°F - 100°F. Work areas are generally dry.  Lighting is provided in certain areas, however most lighting is by cap lamp and/or equipment lighting.  Uneven floor conditions exist, and floor may become polished resulting in slippery walking conditions. Work must performed around equipment and machinery that may be in motion and produce high noise levels. Position requires that attention be back and rib conditions to ensure safe work environment.  Use of a man lift will be required. Must be able to work in an industrial setting in an underground mine.

Must be able to work in an industrial setting including underground mines.  Must be able to travel up to 25% of the time.  Ability to lift and handle training equipment (usually no more than 50 lbs).

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