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Job: Maintenance Repairman C (Tire man), ASARCO LLC, Kearny, AZ

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Job title:
Maintenance Repairman C (Tire man)
Job location:
Kearny, AZ  85137 United States
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Job Description

Location: Ray Mine
Current # Open: 3
Employee Type: Hourly

Tire and Rim changes, rotations, maintenance and repair on all mobile mining equipment, light vehicles, support and auxiliary equipment.


  • Safely inflate and deflate tires properly with high pressure nitrogen where required.

  • Maintain, inspect, diagnose and repair tires.

  • Determine and diagnose adverse effects on tire life with proper tire matching, inflation pressures and equipment mechanical issues.

  • Identify all Wheel/Rim components for compatibility, damage and wear.

  • Properly inspect and determine components, tools, hardware, equipment and work environment to be safe or unsafe.

  • Operate, document and perform pre-operational inspections, general repair and service on tire handling equipment (hydraulic hoses, belts, lights, etc.).

  • Mount/demount and balance bus, light truck and automotive wheels.

  • Demonstrate basic knowledge of safe rigging practices, safe placement of jacks and stands.

  • Operate various mine equipment for servicing.

  • Ability to follow instruction and direction with minimal supervision.


  • HS diploma or GED.

  • Prior experience in automotive and/or heavy equipment maintenance and tire repair.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, company policies, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situation where only limited standardization exists.

  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the work environment.

  • Must have own basic tools for the position.

A core value of ASARCO LLC is "Safety First." The Company is committed to help employees continuously improve their efforts to work in the most safe, inclusive, socially and environmentally responsible manner practicable. Employee safety and health, both on and off the job, are critically important to the Company. Therefore, ASARCO LLC requires employees to have and effectively demonstrate good working knowledge of modern safety systems. Each employee will take prime responsibility for ensuring that s/he works within all required safety procedures and processes.

ASARCO LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates must possess a current and valid driver's license. Offers of employment are contingent upon a successful criminal background check and pre-employment physical including a drug screen (hair analysis).

ASARCO LLC offers an excellent low-cost benefits package for medical/prescription/ dental/vision, disability coverage, life insurance and other optional coverage and 401(k) plan with company match.

The Ray mine is located 64 miles southeast of Phoenix and 70 miles northeast of Tucson. We have a robust carpool / vanpool program and encourage employees to participate. Employees save more than 50% of their commuting costs while reading, sleeping or just enjoying the view.


(Job number: 3903961)
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