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Maintenance Planner in Weeks Island at Morton Salt

Date Posted: 10/4/2019

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Supervises and directs maintenance department in repairs of shaft and surface production equipment. Plans all aspects of electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic equipment repairs and projects for surface and shaft operations.

Responsibilities Key Responsibilities:

  • Enforce safety rules and regulations, promote safe work practices and attitudes and conduct regular safety meeting and comply with all safety problems.
  • Analyze and supervise repairs, materials, tools, safe work conditions.
  • Perform and complete quality work in timely manner.
  • Oversees maintenance/preventative maintenance on all equipment.
  • Analyze repeat work orders for a better method of repair.
  • Assist storeroom personnel in determining proper inventories and supplies.
  • Order parts as needed in order to meet availability of equipment for mine department.
  • Account for all time worked for personnel under supervision.
  • Understand aspects of collective bargaining agreement and company policies. Supervise in a manner which promotes good labor relations including handles first step grievances.
  • Fills in for mine supervisor as needed.
  • Ensures compliance with MSHA regulations.
  • Responsible for following Mining Law and Good Mining Practices
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications Qualifications and Education Requirements:

    • At least 5+ years of supervisor experience including hoist system and shaft maintenance.
    • Must be able to read and understand parts book, technical maintenance manuals, hydraulic schematics and blueprints
    • Knowledge of hydraulics, welding, blueprint reading, carpentry, rigging, diesel repair, basic electric, and plumbingPreferred:

  • Have Underground Mine Foreman’s Certification
  • At least 5 years underground maintenance experience.
  • Knowledge of Mining Law and Good Mining Practices.
  • Five years of experience with friction and drum hoists.
  • Five years shaft maintenance.
  • Two years heavy equipment maintenance and repair.



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