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Heavy Equipment Mechanic 

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Under the direction of the Shift Supervisor/Lead, mechanic is responsible for the safe and timely repair of mobile mining equipment utilizing personal tools.


  • With limited assistance, troubleshoot, diagnose and repair electrical, mechanical and hydraulic systems on mobile equipment safely. Perform lock out-tag out-try out. Promote New Gold environmental policies and New Gold Core Values.
  • Maintain and operate assigned service truck or other mine maintenance equipment
  • Identify needed parts from manuals or electronic systems and provide complete parts list to Supervisor
  • Perform pre-operational checks on all equipment used during a shift
  • Safely move/maneuver large equipment (to include 220 ton trucks, dozers, drills, other) in close proximity to other equipment, persons and physical structures without endangering themselves or others due to vision (20/40 corrected both eyes) or hearing (vocal and mechanical warnings) deficiencies
  • Ability to work rotating shift in potentially extreme climate conditions
  • Participate in daily, weekly and monthly safety meetings, while demonstrating a complete understanding of New Gold safety policies
  • Maintain a clean and hazard free work area
  • Provide assistance to Level I Mechanics, while promoting Teamwork
Position Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 2-5 years experience, light-heavy equipment
  • Diagnose, troubleshoot and repair mine equipment.
  • The ability to communicate effectively in English, both oral and written.
  • Must be able to pass both a written and practical exam and obtain certification to operate a boom truck at minimum within first 3 months of employment.
  • Candidate may be required to operate lube/service trucks and assist in fueling of mobile equipment. 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Heavy Equipment Mechanic  
Number of Openings 6  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 3/24/2016  
Location Brawley  
About the Organization Mesquite Mine, located in Imperial County, California,

New Gold is an intermediate gold mining company. The company has a portfolio of four producing assets and two significant development projects. The New Afton Mine in Canada, the Cerro San Pedro Mine in Mexico, the Mesquite Mine in the United States and the Peak Mines in Australia provide the company with its production base and solid foundation. In addition, New Gold owns 100% of the Blackwater and Rainy River projects, both in Canada, as well as a 4% gold stream on the El Morro project located in Chile. New Gold's objective is to continue to establish itself as a leading intermediate producer, focused on the environment, sustainability and generating peer-leading shareholder returns.

Our Values drive every decision and action we take at New Gold:

Integrity: Do what's right

Creativity: Lead with innovation

Commitment: Deliver

Develop our employees: Commitment to personal development

Teamwork: Leverage our collective skills

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