Coeur Alaska, Inc.

Lead, SD

$5000 Hiring Incentive 

Maintenance Shop Mechanic 


Diesel Mechanic Experience Preferred


The Maintenance Shop Mechanic is responsible for the performance of the following duties in a safe and productive manner:


Job Duties (Not Limited to):

  • Perform the Oilers duties, daily lubrication tasks on all mobile equipment
  • Perform regularly scheduled PM services and have knowledge of any and all current lubricants being used
  • Complete preventive maintenance inspections of mobile and fixed equipment
  • Maintain service equipment such as service trucks, fuel pumps, lubricant systems and other equipment needed to perform required duties
  • Repair, rebuild and maintain equipment such as loaders, trucks, cranes, motor graders bulldozers, pumps, conveyors, jaw and cone crushers
  • Dismantle and reassemble mobile, fixed and crushing equipment with some supervision
  • Examine parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges  
  • Perform troubleshooting and adjustments to all hydraulic, mechanical, and electrical (24V) equipment, mobile and fixed
  • Replace defective engines and subassemblies, such as transmissions. Tests overhauled equipment to ensure operating efficiency
  • Weld together metal components as specified by layout, blueprint, work order or oral instruction
  • Weld in flat, horizontal, vertical or overhead position
  • Cut metal plate or structural shapes, hard surface and air arcs
  • Create work orders and job requests when necessary
  • Maintain a clean and citation-free mine site environment
  • Perform daily workplace and equipment safety inspections 


Preferred Background/Education:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent 
  • A vocational-technical college degree
  • 1-3 years’ experience in equipment maintenance
  • Basic computer knowledge 


Physical Requirements 

  • Follow all procedures and safety measures to assure safe production
  • Work in all conditions and environments, approximately 80% of job is outdoors
  • Able to lift 65 lbs. on an occasional basis
  • Able to walk up and down slopes and uneven ground daily


Workplace Requirements 

  • Work as a team member and communicate openly with others
  • Self-directed and able to take leadership role on many projects
  • Willing to stop work for safety concerns and always abide by safety best practices, policies and procedures
  • Rotation of work assignments to maintain training
  • Respirator use is required
  • 5-5-4 Rotational Shift Schedule