A mining equipment mechanic keeps the heavy machinery operating efficiently and safely, perform routine and preventative maintenance, and extend the longevity of this equipment through proper maintenance and troubleshooting. Mining equipment technicians have a thorough understanding of the engines that power this machinery and the complicated electrical, hydraulic and transmission systems built into these machines. Mining equipment harvests the coal that provides heat and electricity to our homes. It also harvests the ores that can be smelted into metals for fabrication into a wide range of useful materials.
Qualifications for Mining Equipment Mechanic Jobs
- Verifiable work history.
- Commercial driver’s license.
- Clean driving record.
- Certification as master medium/heavy truck technician.
- Certification in a specific area of heavy-duty equipment repair such as brakes, electrical systems, or suspension and steering.
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