Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic - Coal Valley in Edson at Westmoreland Mining, LLC

Date Posted: 8/10/2019

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Job Description

Westmoreland Coal Company, Canada currently has positions available for permanent, full-time Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic located at the Obed Mountain Mine in Hinton, AB.



Under the supervision of the Maintenance Supervisor, perform maintenance and repairs on a variety of heavy mobile equipment mining equipment and vehicles on the reclamation fleet at Obed Mountain Mine. The successful applicant must be able to perform all duties and activities in a manner which conforms to mine safety requirements. 


  • Diagnose malfunctions and carry out planned safety and preventative maintenance inspections and servicing.
  • Repair gasoline and diesel engines, transmissions, differentials, planetary drives, and any hydraulic and air actuated equipment, etc...
  • Repair track, align wheels and frames, replace brake linings, perform motor tune-ups, repair and replace vehicle electrical apparatus and accessories, railroad equipment when applicable.
  • Setup hoisting equipment and facilities for the instillation and/or removal of heavy attachments
  • Inspect and test repaired equipment, ensure safe and efficient operation
  • Assist in accident investigations that may be attributable to mechanical defects
  • Requisition parts and supplies to maintain service and repair records, report man-hours and materials user, troubles encounters, and corrective measures taken.
  • Other related and assigned duties associated with the overall operation.


  • Competitive base salary and compensation program
  • Flexible benefits package starting your first day of employment
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

Job Requirements


  • Valid Drivers License and Good Driving Record
  • Red Seal Journeyman Heavy Duty Technician
  • Prior mechanical experience or mechanical technical education.
  • Ability to perform all duties and activities in a manner which conforms to mine safety requirements.

Preferred Qualifications: Previous Mine experience