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Job: Shovel Repairman 1st Class, ASARCO LLC, Sahuarita, AZ

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Job title:
Shovel Repairman 1st Class
Job location:
Sahuarita, AZ  85629 United States
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Job Description

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


Mechanically troubleshoot, maintain and repair components on production electric Shovels, electric / diesel Drills and other mining support equipment.


  • Carryout preventative maintenance on electric Shovels and electric / diesel Drills.

  • Carryout repairs on electric Shovels and electric / diesel Drills which include major component replacement and repair or rebuild.

  • Preventative maintenance and repair on forklifts and boom trucks.

  • Maintain other pieces of support equipment.

  • Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.


  • Demonstrate proficiency in Mechanics, Hydraulics, Pneumatics and Electrical 12/24 volt DC systems.

  • Demonstrate proficiency with an Arc Welding, Wire Feed and Cutting Torch.

  • Ability to lift heavy objects up to 50+ pounds.

  • Ability to climb long ladders / steps.

  • Ability to work in cramped / confined areas.

  • Ability to work rotating day/night shifts (24/7/365 operation).

  • Ability to manage time effectively and set priorities.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks.

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

  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or scheduled form

  • Ability to work in adverse climate / temperature environments.


  • HS Diploma or GED

  • Minimum 3 years experience maintaining mining equipment

  • Or, trade school certification with 1-1/2 years experience

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.

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.


(Job number: 3903967)
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