Mechanic, heavy-machinery and fixed engines

Position summary

Under the mechanical shop and mine chiefs’ responsibility, the mechanic will have to repair and maintain the mining’s heavy machinery fleet and also the treatment plant’s mechanic (crusher, grinder, etc…).

Required skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of hydraulic systems, hydrostatic (hydraulic pumps, translation and rotary engines, hydraulic jacks, distributors);
  • Excellent knowledge of all transmissions, torque converters, clutches, axles (differentials), final drives (bulldozer D6/D8);
  • Good knowledge of electronic systems components for onboard computers (solenoids for hydraulic power unit, com. on a rail systems, pump-injectors, etc…). Every latest electronic components for heavy-machinery;
  • Good knowledge of hydraulic shovels, hauling trucks, TEREX bulldozers, CATERPILLAR, DRESSTA or HYUNDAI excavators and others;
  • Good knowledge of 12/24 volts electrical systems (alternator reparation / starters).

Profile:

Must be graduated, CAP or BEP in civil works engine mechanic

Minimum 4 years of experience in a similar post

Required languages: English and Portuguese

Required qualities:

Responsible, rigorous, dynamic, capacity to adapt. Good team spirit, autonomous, resourceful and creative. Well motivated to work and live in an isolated working region, Amazon forest.

Type of contract

CDI annual convention in days package + penalty scheme / 6 weeks of holidays annually / remuneration according to profile.

Working conditions

The mine site is located in an isolated area in the Amazon Forest. Feeded and sheltered on-site in a base camp 46 weeks per year: refectory, satellite internet access.

List of existing equipment at the Saint-Elie site 31/12/2010 

Existing equipment:

Articulated dumper TEREX = 1 TA 27 + 3 TA 35 + 2 TA 40

Haulage trucks VOLVO TA 25 = 2

Hyundai excavator = 3  450 LC7 + 2 290 LC7

Hyundai loader 740 = 1

BackhoeTEREX = 1

Grader HBM NOBAS = 1

Compactor BOMAG 8 tonnes = 1

Bulldozer DRESSTA TD15 M = 1

Mercedes dumping truck 6x6 = 1

Barge equipped with 50t propulsion engine 6CL MWM = 1

Outboard motor= 1 60CV + 1 40 CV

Mazda 4x4 = 1

Quads Kawasaki = 2 x 400 + 1 x 600

Crane= 1

Power generator MWM 6 cyl x 55 kwa = 1

Boudoin power generator x 450 kwa = 1

Caterpillar power generator 3516 = 1

Pump MWM 6 cyl x pompe 8’’ x 6’’=1

 

Equipment, crushing treatment plant :

Screening equipment 300t/h =1

Feeder = 1

Hammer crusher = 3

Ball mill 30t = 1

Knelson centrifugeKC48 = 1

Crusher= 1 BM800 + 1 BM400

Fuel storage reservoir 30 000 litres = 3

 

Future equipment to acquire in 2011 :

TEREX articulated dumptruck TA 40 = 6

DRESSTA Bulldozer TD15 M = 1

Hyundai 450 LC7 excavator = 1

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