Mobile Maintenance Mechanic

Date: Jan 27, 2024

Location: Round Mountain, Nevada, USA

Company: Kinross Gold Corporation

Round Mountain is an open-pit mine located in Nevada, one of the best mining jurisdictions in the world. The mine uses conventional open-pit mining methods and processes ore by mill and heap leach. Kinross began operating the mine in 2003, and it has since become a continuous improvement leader in the Company’s portfolio. Round Mountain poured its 15 millionth ounce in 2018. Round Mountain and the nearby Bald Mountain mine make up Kinross’ Nevada operations. 

The Round Mountain mine is an important contributor to the Nye County economy and, working with local stakeholders, has helped achieve significant improvements in healthcare and education in the area.

Job Description

Under the direction of the Mobile Maintenance Supervisor, the incumbent will be responsible for ensuring that each piece of equipment is safe to operate and is in no danger of component failure while continuously aligning daily functions to reflect Kinross’ values. 

Job Responsibilities

1.    Must perform quality wash and steam clean on equipment.
2.    Must be capable of doing a thorough inspection on equipment.
3.    Must be able to recognize potential problems.
4.    Must be able to drain oils, and refill end filters.
5.    Identify problems with magnetic plugs.
6.    Perform minor mechanical repairs.
7.    Compliance with all company policies and procedures including, but not limited to safety, environmental, confidentiality and code of conduct. 
8.    Meets or exceeds established performance expectations set by management.
9.    Consistently exercises discretion and judgment in job performance.
10.    Works without risk or harm to self and others. 
11.    Punctuality and regular attendance required.
12.    Helps develop other department personnel to perform duties listed above.
13.    Performs other related functions as assigned by supervisor.

Education and Experience

1.    Must have basic mechanical aptitude.
2.    Must have a basic understanding of oil analysis.
3.    Must be willing to work overtime on short notice.
4.    Diesel tech. diploma is preferred. 
5.    1 year of diesel repair experience is preferred.
6.    Possesses good communication and interpersonal skills. 
7.    General understanding of mining operations, as well as limited understanding of milling and maintenance operations.
8.    Working knowledge and skill with P.C. utilizing word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation software. 
9.    Strong verbal, written, analytical and persuasive skills and the ability to interact effectively with all levels of employees and management.
10.    Ability to work independently and also as a member of the management team. 
11.    Demonstrates strong administrative, organizational and technical writing skills.
12.    Must be 18 years old and presently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis. 
13.    Requires valid driver’s license.

Reporting Relationships

  • Works under the direct supervision of the ALPM Shop Supervisor

Career Framework and Level

Legislative Requirements

US work permit required
Background Check required

Language Requirements


Travel Requirements


Kinross is a Canadian-based global senior gold mining company with operations and projects in the United States, Brazil, Mauritania, Chile, and Canada. Our focus on delivering value is based on our core principles of responsible mining, operational excellence, disciplined growth and balance sheet strength. Kinross maintains listings on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbol:K) and the New York Stock Exchange (symbol:KGC).