Mechanical Technician, Process Plant

Location: South Carolina

Compensation: DOE

Summary – Our client is a mid-tier, multinational gold producer with significant operating, development and exploration experience. We are helping them to identify a Mechanical Technician/Millwright for their surface gold operation in South Carolina. This person will repair and maintain ore processing facility plant equipment.

They will be responsible for, but not limited to the following:


  • Perform preventive maintenance such as changing oil, greasing and replacing parts on a scheduled basis
  • Troubleshoot and repair lubrication and hydraulic systems
  • Perform preventive maintenance checks
  • Maintain and repair conveyor systems, including: changing of rollers and replacing gearboxes
  • Perform stick welding, heliarc welding and general fabrication
  • Layout, repair and install piping systems
  • Read basic blueprints
  • Use overhead cranes rigging in a safe manner
  • Operate mobile equipment including (fork lift, scissor lift, man lift and telehandler)

Qualifications/Experience, etc.:

  • Associate Degree and two year’s work experience in a related field or a minimum of five years industrial and/or mining experience
  • Functional knowledge of basic computer systems (i.e. Microsoft Office products)
  • Work at various heights, temperatures and weather conditions
  • Pass a drug test and background check
  • Willing and able to work a rotating shift schedule with overtime work when needed

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