The primary responsibilities of this position include preventative maintenance duties, inspection, diagnoses and, under limited supervision, the performance of repair and maintenance of mine equipment. Operates equipment for maintenance purposes. Performs routine repair and maintenance involving disassembly, overhaul, assembly and adjustments of equipment components. Performs repair and maintenance as recommended by equipment service manuals and as directed by supervisor.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Comply with all safety and environmental standards
Maintain a safe and clean work environment
Advanced knowledge of engines, transmissions, drive-trains, hydraulic systems, electrical systems and is familiar with high voltage systems.
Proficient at equipment preventative maintenance (PM’s), lubrication practices, tire removal and installation.
Advanced welding skills including stick, oxy/acetylene, MIG, etc.
Ability to read and understand manufacturing prints and schematics.
Proficient in layout and fabricaton.
Completes job related paperwork accurately and is familiar with required computer use including AS6 and MineStar.
Must recognize hazards and other conditions and plan for them.
Understand lockout/tagout and safety procedures.
Produce consistent high quality mechanical work.
Adhere to company policies, programs and procedures as well as Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP), Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC), Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), and Midwest Reliability Organization (MRO) standards, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) laws and regulations and Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).
Safety: Maintain safety awareness and comply with all safety policies, practices, and procedures to assure a safe working environment. Properly wear and care for applicable safety gear and equipment. Identify and communicate unsafe conditions to supervisor, coworkers, and the Safety functional area and correct or assist in resolving safety concerns and issues. Must understand and comply with the Clearance Procedure as applicable.
Culture: Demonstrate behavior consistent with Tri-State’s culture embodied in the Cooperative principles and spirit and core values of technical competency, respect and dignity, accountability, integrity, trustworthiness, and servant leadership to empower or otherwise enable others to optimally perform their job responsibilities. Demonstrate and promote ethics and behaviors consistent with Tri-State’s culture, Board policies, and business practices. Understand and fulfill the role and responsibility for all compliance programs within the company.
Because Tri-State is an electric utility with continuous service obligations to its customers, regular, reliable, and predictable performance of the essential functions and responsibilities is an essential function of the job.
Responsible for keeping Maintenance Operator Task Certificates (5000-23 forms) and/or hazard training current on small and large equipment.
Can accurately formulate a parts list for any job and effectively use computer system to generate work orders, order parts, research component history with working knowledge of warehouse and computer system.
Provide basic tools to perform maintenance on equipment
Must be able to satisfactorily complete related company training programs.
SUCCESS FACTORS/JOB COMPETENCIES:
Promote safety and safety process. Actively involved in promoting safety systems with others.
Self-motivated, taking strong leadership role in the work area, assist in other areas when assigned, is a resource to others.
Communicates with others and provide information for planning, prioritizing and completion of tasks.
Consistently displays positive behavior that supports the organization’s goals and objectives.
Willingness to take on additional responsibility with minimal supervision.
Work effectively in a team environment as a team member and leader. Recognize the importance of teamwork to the organization.
Help train other team members as needed
High degree of knowledge of mining process and problem solving ability that enhances planning, prioritizing and completion of tasks.
High School diploma or equivalent
Vocational training and previous experience as mechanic – Preferred
Practical knowledge of surface mining operations
Familiar with all maintenance equipment and has advanced skills with welding, hoisting, lifting and blocking practices.
Strong organizational and communication skills
Must be able to satisfactorily complete company training programs
Valid driver’s license required.
Internal Number: IRC29953
About Tri-State G&T Assn., Inc.
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is a wholesale electric power supplier owned by the 43 electric cooperatives that it serves. Tri-State generates and transmits electricity to its member systems throughout a 200,000 square-mile service territory across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.
Serving approximately 1.5 million consumers, Tri-State was founded in 1952 by its member systems to provide a reliable, cost-based supply of electricity. Headquartered in Westminster, Colo., about 1,500 people are employed by Tri-State throughout its four-state service area.
Tri-State's power is generated through a combination of owned baseload and peaking power plants that use coal and natural gas as their primary fuels, supplemented by purchased power, federal hydroelectricity allocations and renewable resource technologies. Tri-State delivers power to its members through a transmission system that includes substation facilities, telecommunications sites and over 5000 miles of high voltage transmission lines.