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Mining Maintenance Technician

  • Sector: Mining
  • Location: Calgary
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 15/07/2011
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Job Title: Mining Maintenance Technician
Job Location: Calgary
Duration: 1 year renewable
Residency: Canadian

The Company:
Our client, a major international Engineering, Procurement & Construction company, requires expertise for their ongoing mega-projects in Alberta.

This position is open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only.

The Role:
• Define maintenance system boundaries on project documentation, and assign into a functional asset hierarchy
• Maintenance analysis of platform equipment and systems
• Equipment data retrieval and recording in various registers and computer systems
• Analysis of maintenance work content and development of work order documentation
• Performance of maintenance work order and task list scheduling and alignment
• Provide maintenance input to modifications

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Completion of Red Seal Inter Provincial or Alberta Proficiency apprenticeship in heavy equipment with two to five years experience as a maintenance technician of mobile plant OR advance diploma in engineering with proven maintenance track record
• Experience with the following equipment:
o CAT 797 ‘400 ton haul trucks
o Earthwork front end loaders
o Earth work graders
o Hydraulic and electric shovels
o Earth work excavator
• Broad knowledge of heavy equipment maintenance repair philosophies, standards and practices
• Knowledge of repair and maintenance of heavy haul trucks, earth work front end loads, earth work excavators, earth graders and earth work shovels
• Knowledge of oil sands equipment, systems and associated regulations/legislation
• Knowledge of Maintenance Management systems
• Knowledge of maintenance strategy development, tools and techniques
• Knowledge of industry best maintenance practices
• Extensive experience of setting up maintenance management system

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Experience of database software
• Knowledge of discipline/specialist software applications
• Experience as a maintenance planner in the mining or oil and gas industries
• BSc in Engineering as well as comprehensive experience within the mining or oil and gas industry in a similar role

About Fircroft:
Fircroft is a leading provider of technical recruitment solutions to a number of specialist industries, active in over 30 countries worldwide. Our key sectors include: Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals & Process, Automotive & Aerospace, Nuclear & Power, Mining & Minerals and General Engineering.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, please contact Darrin Gallant at Fircroft on +1 403 705 2172

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