Maintenance Manager in Colstrip, MT at Westmoreland Mining, LLC

Date Posted: 10/23/2019

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    Colstrip, MT
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Job Description

Summary Description:                                                                     

Accountable for maintaining and repairing all site equipment and facilities safely and within budget.  Responsible for all maintenance including routine, preventative and emergency.  Responsible for both mechanical and electrical maintenance, cost effectiveness of maintenance program and planning.  Responsible for assembling new equipment and equipment modifications.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:             

  • Responsible to ensure a safe, comfortable operating environment for all employees in the maintenance department
  • Identifies current and future maintenance requirements
  • Prepares budget and controls expenses
  • Schedules repair, maintenance, and installation of production machines, tools, and equipment
  • Studies new products and equipment requirements
  • Implements, and modifies preventive maintenance programs
  • Works with vendors and customers
  • Establishes and manages the comprehensive maintenance program using computerized maintenance management software

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical engineering or a related field preferred
  • 10 to 15 years’ experience in the mining industry preferred
  • Proven supervisory skills in and experience in planning and scheduling
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and manufacturing systems
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent client management and business literacy skills at the site level
  • Strong conflict management skills
  • Ability to develop strong trusting relationships in order to gain support and achieve results


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