Mobile Maintenance Mechanic: Tech 1-6

Date:  Dec 1, 2023

Cripple Creek, CO, US, 80860

Founded in 1921 and publicly traded since 1925, Newmont ( is one of the largest gold companies in the world. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the company has approximately 24,000 employees and contractors, with the majority working at Newmont's core operations in the United States, Australia, Ghana, Peru and Suriname. Newmont is the only gold company listed in the S&P 500 index and in 2007 became the first gold company selected to be part of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Newmont's industry leading performance is reflected through high standards in environmental management, health and safety for its employees and creating value and opportunity for host communities and shareholders.

Sign-On Bonus

$5,000 for Techs 4-6 & $2,500 for Tech 3

About this role

Are you a skilled and safety-focused mechanic looking for an opportunity to contribute your expertise to the mining industry? Join our team and play a vital role in ensuring the continuous and efficient operation of mining machinery and equipment.

As a Mobile Maintenance Mechanic, you will be responsible for the maintenance, repair, and safe operation of various equipment critical to our mining operations. 

Your role will consist of

Mechanical Maintenance:

  • Perform routine inspections, diagnostics, maintenance, and repairs on a wide range of mining machinery and equipment to ensure optimal performance and minimize downtime.
  • Troubleshoot mechanical issues and develop effective repair solutions to prevent equipment breakdowns.

Preventative Maintenance:

  • Execute scheduled preventative maintenance tasks to extend the lifespan of equipment and prevent unexpected failures.
  • Conduct systematic checks, lubrication, and parts replacement as needed.

Safety Compliance:

  • Adhere to all safety protocols, company policies, and state/federal regulations to maintain a safe and compliant work environment.
  • Identify and report safety hazards promptly.

Documentation and Reporting:

  • Maintain detailed records of maintenance activities, inspections, and repairs.
  • Complete daily reporting requirements accurately, including written and verbal communication of work performed.

Equipment Operation:

  • Operate mining equipment as necessary to assist in mine operations.
  • Ensure safe and efficient operation of equipment while adhering to safety guidelines.

Your Training, Skills & Experience Checklist

  • Proven experience as a mechanic, with a preference for 5+ years of experience in heavy equipment maintenance.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical systems in heavy machinery.
  • Familiarity with hand and power tools commonly used in equipment maintenance.
  • Ability to read and interpret equipment manuals, schematics, and technical drawings.
  • Understanding of safety regulations and a commitment to maintaining a safe work environment.
  • Valid driver's license with a clean driving record.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

Working Conditions & Location

  • This is a full-time position, often requiring 12-hour shifts with rotations between day and night shifts.
  • This position is based at our mining site in Cripple Creek, Colorado (CC&V), where we conduct mining operations critical to our industry. 
  • Based at the mining site, which may involve exposure to varying weather conditions and rugged terrain.

We understand no candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!

The hourly rate offered for this overtime-eligible role is $29.52- 44.02

Newmont offers a competitive and inclusive benefits package to support physical, mental, financial and emotional wellbeing. This role will be eligible for the following benefits:  Medical, prescription drug, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; health savings accounts; life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; short and long-term disability; defined benefit pension; 401(k) program with company match; financial planning; employee assistance program (EAP); wellbeing reimbursement program; adoption assistance; tuition reimbursement; paid holidays and paid time off; paid family leave; matching gifts; and discounts on home, auto and pet insurance.  All bonuses and benefits are subject to the applicable eligibility and program/plan terms and may be modified or terminated at Newmont’s sole discretion.

Consistent with Newmont’s values of safety and responsibility, we believe that COVID-19 vaccination, as well as other vaccinations that are required or recommended for entry into certain Newmont operating countries, protect the health and safety of Newmont’s workforce and the communities in which we work and live.  As a result, please note that Newmont requires up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination for any international travel by the workforce undertaken on behalf of the company.  In addition, other vaccinations (e.g., yellow fever vaccine) may be required for international travel to certain Newmont operating countries. Newmont will consider individual requests for exemption/reasonable accommodation by applicants who cannot be fully vaccinated due to medical reasons or other grounds protected by applicable human rights law. Newmont may update its vaccination policies/requirements at any time in its sole discretion.

Nearest Major Market: Colorado Springs