The primary duties of a diesel mechanic include performing diagnostic tests on diesel vehicles such as Front End Loaders, underground trucks, forklifts, loaders, Graders, Land Cruisers and drilling rigs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Repairing, or replacing engine, steering, transmissions, braking or lighting system components.
  • Diagnose, repair, maintain and test diesel and gasoline powered vehicles.
  • Repair and maintain the hydraulic components of diesel, and gasoline engines that are used to power attachments such as hoists, booms, scrapers, buckets, and trucks.
  • Running and analyzing diagnostic tests on diesel equipment.
  • Replacing vehicle engines, steering mechanisms, transmissions, and braking systems.
  • Checking vehicle lighting systems and test-driving vehicles to gauge performance.
  • Performing preventative maintenance on service trucks.
  • Maintaining detailed records of serviced vehicles.
  • Adhering to an inspection procedure checklist.
  • Ensuring the cleanliness of the shop.
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  • Trade Test B Diesel Fitter or equivalent, i.e. a qualifications acquired through Recognized Prior Learning (RPL).
  • 4 years underground mining experience
  • 4 years Mining Diesel Equipment experience
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Advanced knowledge of diesel engine components.
  • Proficiency with maintenance and repair tools.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Good organization skills.
  • Ability to demonstrate PNR values and core competencies

Closing date: March 19, 2023