Mine Maintenance Engineer in Edson at Westmoreland Mining, LLC

Date Posted: 8/9/2019

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Job Description


Are you looking for a one-of-a-kind opportunity to excel in an ever-changing and dynamic environment? In the Mine Maintenance Engineer role, you will be responsible for providing technical expertise for daily mobile maintenance support and continuous improvement initiatives. This position has unlimited opportunity to develop and strengthen your knowledge of mobile equipment, communication and teamwork skills. This is the perfect opportunity for you to showcase your skills in a frontline role and grow in your career through a dedicated development plan.


In this role, you will collaborate with Operations, Maintenance and the Coal Plant through:

  • Research and recommendation of improvements for the efficient and effective use of physical assets.
  • Lead root cause failure process for mobile mining equipment.
  • Utilization of technology and lead technology projects within the Maintenance department.
  • Measure, audit and report maintenance availability, delays, and improvements.
  • Work with the Maintenance Planning Team to optimize savings for the Coal Valley mine site.
  • Conduct engineering and/or effectiveness studies required to support ongoing site improvement efforts.
  • Track, Trend and report on PM compliance and effectiveness.
  • Lead and implement special projects as required


  • Competitive base salary and compensation program
  • Flexible benefits package starting your first day of employment
  • Relocation Assistance to the Edson, Alberta region
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans
  • Dedicated Engineering Development programs

Job Requirements


Minimum requirements:

  • An Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering.  Will also consider Civil,  Process, or Mining
  • Registration with APEGA, or eligibility to register within the province of Alberta
  • Understanding that safety is a priority above everything else

Preference for:

  • Mobile mining equipment experience in a maintenance shop environment
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office, scheduling software, computerized maintenance management system experience.
  • Determination, a self-starter and strong technical and problem-solving capability.
  • The ability to collaborate with other teams and departments to achieve the best results and deliver the most value.
  • Continually seeking greater knowledge about the systems, processes and hazards in the workplace to understand not just what you do but why you do it.
  • Hold others accountable and expect others to do the same.