• Mechanic

    NANA/Lynden Logistics
    US-AK-Red Dog
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
  • Overview

    Repairs and maintains industrial trucks, machinery and mechanical equipment such as engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines and equipment by performing the following duties.


    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following; other duties may be assigned:

    • Attendance and timeliness are essential functions of this position.
    • Complies with all company safety policies, including use of protective equipment and Fit for Work.
    • Insure that all equipment safety devices are in good operating condition and make adjustments as needed, checking for loose bolts, structure cracks and worn components. Repair or replace protective guards and other safety features as needed.
    • Comply with all company safety policies and Fit for Work policy, including use of personal protective equipment (PPE).
    • Operate all company vehicles and equipment in a safe and professional manner.
    • Troubleshoot, find and repair mechanical equipment as needed. Possess the ability to inspect used parts and determine if they need replaced or can be reused.
    • Repair or replace defective parts. Lubricate and clean parts.
    • Perform vehicle inspections, oil and filter changes and brake adjustments.
    • Grease components, check and repair lights and other electrical components, check and repair hydraulic systems to include making and replacing hydraulic hoses as needed.
    • Starts and drives repaired equipment to verify performance of vehicles, conformance to specifications and success of repairs
    • Completes job work orders using equipment maintenance system, recording materials used, type of work accomplished, and maintenance system codes.
    • Perform diagnostics using computers and software.
    • Assist with periodic inventory and equipment counts.


    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    High school diploma or general education degree (GED). Five years of experience in repairing and maintaining Class 8 tractors and trailers or equivalent combination of diesel training/schooling and on-the-job experience in addition to:
    • Experience with Cummins and/or Caterpillar engine maintenance and repair
    • Five years of experience and/or training on troubleshooting and repairing heavy duty air brake systems
    • Experience adjusting and troubleshooting Fuller transmission and clutch adjustments


    Successful candidate must be able to demonstrate mechanical knowledge and be able to read electrical and mechanical schematic, repair manuals and job orders. Employee must demonstrate the ability to work alone or within a team environment.


    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to communicate effectively with other employees and customers in the English language.


    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


    Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.



    Employee must meet Department of Transportation requirements and must possess a valid driver’s license. A Commercial Driver's License with Class A Air, Doubles, and Tanker endorsements is preferred.

    Employee must possess a brake certificate.

    Employee must have own hand / air tools.


    PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell.


    While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.


    The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and occasionally move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.


    WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    The Red Dog Mine is a remote location with rotational schedules. Lodging and meals are provided to those working on site. The successful candidate must be able and willing to work at a remote site for up to four weeks at a time and may be required to work different shifts during the scheduled rotation.

    The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


    Successful background checks and drug test are mandatory for employment.   Hiring preference is given to (1) NANA shareholders (2) spouses or descendants of NANA shareholders.


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