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Lube Truck Technician

Job Details

Location: Nevada, United States

Closing Date: December 31, 2016


Location: Round Mountain, Nevada, USA

Kinross Round Mountain is an open pit mining operation located in Nye County, Nevada. Round Mountain is proud to have earned commendations for its safety and environmental initiatives.

Job Description

Under the direction of the Truck Shop Supervisor, the incumbent will be responsible for servicing mine equipment in the field in a timely manner to reduce machine downtime, while continuously aligning daily functions to reflect Kinross’ values.

Job Responsibilities

Meets deadlines and appointments in the pit to fuel and lubricate equipment.

Keep accurate records of fueling, including quantities of oil added and fuel dispensed.

Identify mechanical problems and report them to the truck shop.

Maintains the lubrication truck.

Must keep equipment running during the shift with minimal downtime for lack of fluids.

Highly responsible for keeping with his/her schedule.  Lubing and fueling must be done as quickly and accurately as possible in order to reduce the amount of downtime for each piece of machinery.  Failure to maintain schedule will cost the company money in lost productivity

Possesses good communication and interpersonal skills.

Helps develop other department personnel to perform duties listed above.

Compliance with all company policies and procedures including, but not limited to safety, environmental, confidentiality and code of conduct.

Meets or exceeds established performance expectations set by management.

Consistently exercises discretion and judgment in job performance.

Works without risk or harm to self and others.

Possession of a valid driver’s license issued by state agency, or must be able to pass driver competency course and exam.

Punctuality and regular attendance required.

Perform other related functions as assigned by supervisor.

Education and Experience

Able to manage time effectively, and stay on schedule.

Must be proficient on the JDE system, outlook explorer, and have basic computer skills.

Understanding of oils and basic mechanical knowledge of heavy equipment.

Ability to work in all weather conditions.

Ability to work in a team environment with minimal supervision.

Ability to operate various equipment pieces, including forklifts, and service trucks.

General understanding of mining operations, as well as limited understanding of milling and maintenance operations.

Must possess communication skills to work with all departments on the mine site, as well as the Truck Shop and dispatch.

Ability to work independently and also as a member of the management team.

Ability to function within the qualifications outlined in the attached physical demands sheets.

Knowledge of basic maintenance on a variety of mine equipment.

Must be 18 years old and presently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis.

Requires valid driver’s license.

1 year previous heavy equipment diesel or lube maintenance experience or equivalent education.

Must currently be or previously have been at least a Tech III in the ALPM shop or equivalent to qualify for this position.


Health, Safety, and Environmental Requirements

  • Adheres to all safety and environmental considerations.
  • Have a strong commitment to safe working practices.
  • Wears Personal Protective Equipment at all times while in the production environment.
  • Is alert and observes, corrects, and reports unsafe conditions.
  • Follows operating procedures and complies with all regulatory requirements.

Kinross Competencies

  • Strategic Effectiveness

    Developing and communicating rigorous and creative business strategies that drive sustainable value.

  • External Engagement

    Understanding and building relationships with external parties that strengthen and sustain competitive advantage.

  • Business Focus

    Applying commercial rigor and discipline to all business decisions and customer relationships.

  • Living the Kinross Values

    Aligning behavior, decisions and actions with Kinross values and principles.

Reporting Relationships

  • Works under the direct supervision of the Truck Shop Supervisor

Career Framework and Level

Legislative Requirements

US work permit required

Language Requirements


Travel Requirements



Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,300 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.

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