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Title:  Mechanic - Underground Francisco

Req ID:  1928
City:  Francisco
State:  IN
Country/Region:  US
Postal Code:  47649
Department:  Maintenance

Job Summary/Essential Functions:

  • Perform electrical, mechanical and hydraulic repairs of diesel mining equipment.
  • Maintain underground equipment in permissible condition as defined by MSHA.
  • Perform scheduled maintenance, and complete reports and records as required.
  • Perform other, non-maintenance tasks as assigned.

Special Skills or Qualifications:

  • Must have one (1) year underground mining experience.
  • Must have demonstrated diesel repair and welding and fabrication skills.
  • Must become knowledgeable of State and Federal mining regulations pertaining to underground mining including diesel permissibility.
  • Must have demonstrated operating, repairing, and troubleshooting skills on outby and diesel equipment.  (Mantrips, scoops, supply tractors, road graders, battery transports, dusters, etc.)
  • Must show continuous progress in achieving the Qualifications/Skills of an Electrician Underground.
  • Must be able to fabricate from blueprints and troubleshoot from service manuals.
  • Must have obtained underground miners license or face papers in the state where working.
  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED.


  • Must have high safety standards for self and others.
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to communicate and coordinate with coworkers and supervisors.
  • Must have high safety standards for self and others.
  • *Must be willing to work any assigned shift, overtime, weekends and holidays.

Physical Requirements, Underground Occupations:

  • Must have the ability to stand for prolonged periods of time on uneven, rocky surfaces.
  • Must have the ability to be seated for up to 4 hours to operate equipment or vehicles.
  • Must have the ability to walk for up to 4 hours at a time.  Will be required to walk through different sections of the mine with varying degrees of clearance and headroom.
  • Walking ability will be judged according to SCSR emergency evacuation plan required and approved by MSHA.
  • Must have the ability to wear required protective footwear, hearing and eye protection, and other personal protective equipment as required by Company and MSHA.
  • Must have the ability to bend or stoop for a full work period as a result of mine height.
  • Must have the ability to climb up and down stairs/steps and climb on and off equipment and ladders.
  • Must have the ability to perform repetitive hand and wrist motions (push, pull, twist, handle), and have rapid reflex movements of the arms and legs as well as good hand to eye coordination.
  • Must have the ability to lift 25 to 50 pounds on a frequent basis and the ability to occasionally lift items weighing up to 75 pounds.
  • Must have the ability to work in extreme conditions, including but not limited to changing weather conditions, dust, mud, varying levels of noise from low to high decibels, varying degrees of light and dark, in and around artificial light and in a confined work area.

NOTE:  This is a “safety sensitive role”.  Individuals in safety sensitive roles cannot have:

  • an uncontrolled condition which is likely to cause loss of consciousness or ability to control a motor vehicle or other large machinery;
  • an uncontrolled respiratory or cardiac dysfunction likely to interfere with the ability to operate a motor vehicle or other large machinery;
  • a current clinical diagnosis of high blood pressure likely to interfere with ability to operate a motor vehicle or other large machinery;
  • a current or unregulated mental or psychiatric disorder likely to interfere with ability to drive a motor vehicle or other large machinery;
  • impaired hearing (with or without hearing aids) that would prevent the person from hearing crucial safety information or alarms;
  • impaired vision. Individuals must meet the minimum vison requirements of at least 20/40 acuity (Snellen) with or without correction and at least 70° field of vision in horizontal meridian measured.

The above stated requirements are aimed at reducing significant risk of substantial harm to the health or safety of employees and others and are subject to providing reasonable accommodations.

Note:  This description merely reflects the general duties considered necessary to describe the essential functions of the position identified and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all of the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.  Changes in operation or job content may require that this description be revised from time to time in the company’s sole discretion.

Nearest Major Market: Evansville

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