Process Maintenance Mechanic

Job Summary:  We are a seeking hardworking, experienced professionals to join our team. This is an hourly, non-exempt position that will report to the Process Maintenance General Foreman. In this position, you must understand and promote Safety as your top priority.

Job Duties and Responsibilities include but aren’t limited to:

  • This position requires a commitment to safety as our number one priority, and a strong dedication to producing quality work
  • Identify and properly use, inspect and maintain personal protective equipment, including but not limited to:  boots, glasses, hardhat, gloves, face shield, goggles, leathers, earplugs
  • Be able and willing to work a variety of schedules, including day or night shifts
  • Comply with all policies and procedures in Employee Handbook
  • Ability to safely lift 75-100 lbs frequently, using proper lifting techniques
  • Ability to perform and obtain necessary work permits (including confined space procedures), operation of monitoring equipment and all related paperwork and reporting requirements
  • Understand and perform lock out/tag out procedures
  • Identify and use basic rigging/lifting devices (cables, chains, come along, shackles, slings, straps, electric winches)
  • Identify and use basic tools (hand tools: shovel, rake, pick, mill bars, wrenches, sockets, hammers, screwdrivers, pliers, measuring tape) (electric tools: impacts, drills, grinders, chop saw, band saw, winches, air compressor, generators)
  • Must be skilled in use of cutting/welding equipment (torch, welder)
  • Have a basic knowledge of crane signals
  • Ability to operate forklift, come along, air impacts, air hoist, tugger, hydraulic rams, porta powers, pressure washer
  • Ability to hook up truck and trailer combinations
  • Ability to perform pre-trip vehicle inspection (including related paperwork)
  • Assist to load and tie down items on a trailer
  • Ability to complete expense reports in a timely and accurate manner
  • Knowledge of documents required to enter mine site(s)
  • Ability to organize 5000-23’s for all sites (hazard and site specific, annual refresher, badges) and make them available on demand
  • Beginning ability to analyze job and tools required
  • Ability to drive truck/trailer combinations
  • Identify pump parts
  • Identify mill liners and hardware
  • Identify crusher components
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Identify proper rigging for weight
  • Simple fabrication (including cutting and welding)
  • Identify basic metals
  • Operate the following equipment: forklift, man lift, boom truck
  • Identify the tools and equipment needed for the task at hand
  • Align pulley on conveyor system
  • Set conveyor belt tension
  • Ability to identify, set and replace bearings with minimal supervision
  • Perform as a leader with subordinates
  • Ability to confidently communicate with staff and customers
  • Act in a professional manner when interacting with customers on job site
  • Ability to look at and quote a simple job
  • Ability to complete a job card fully and accurately
  • Ability to weld HDPE pipe
  • Full knowledge of proper lifting and rigging equipment
  • Knowledge of DOT regulations
  • Perform routine maintenance and liner replacement on all crushing and milling equipment, including cone and gyratory crushers, roaster mills, ball mills, SAG mills, slurry pumps and cyclones
  • Ability to perform conveyor pulley replacement, repair and rebuild
  • Other job duties as assigned by management

Minimum Requirements:

  • A valid driver’s license is required upon hire and as a condition of continued employment
  • 2 – 5+ years’ experience
  • MSHA preferable and CDL a plus
  • Ability to develop and sustain positive working relationships with all personnel
  • Possess good communication skills, i.e., written, verbal and listening


  • Work is performed in various industrial settings, including; Shop environment, mining environment, construction environment.  Work sites may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, toxic chemicals, airborne particles and fumes from adhesives, solvents and paints.
  • While performing the duties of this job, you will be required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs and ladders, work on elevated platforms, talk, hear and see
  • Personal protective equipment is required on a regular basis, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, gloves and other required protective equipment as required

RAM Enterprise, Inc. promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing.

If you are interested in applying for this job, please submit your resume, application and salary requirements to:

Human Resources

Fax 775-252-3232

RAM Enterprise, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.