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Mining Equipment Engineer


SodaSprings, ID, US

Requisition ID: 98483 

Job Level: Mid Level 

Department: Equipment 

Market: Mining 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As an Equipment Engineer, you will support  Mining operations. This position is responsible for the planning, scheduling, budgeting, utilization and reliability of a  mining equipment fleet.  The position will deal with day to day as well as long term issues related to an equipment fleet.  The position’s main focus will be to improve equipment reliability as well as implement, monitor, audit, and manage preventative maintenance programs. This position offers incredible opportunities not only to develop within the mining genre but is transferrable to any Kiewit district involved in the use of heavy construction equipment!

District Overview

Kiewit Mining Group helps to ensure the profitability of Kiewit mining projects through the improved equipment utilization and mechanical reliability by delivering world-class equipment and service. 


This position is located in Soda Springs, ID.

  • Understand and comply with all federal, state, and company health, safety, and environmental requirements as related to the surface mining environment.
  • Perform long/short range mine equipment planning, scheduling, and budgeting.
  • Use reliability and failure analysis data to increase equipment availability and reliability.
  • Establish and maintain communications between all levels of supervision and management.
  • Support of craft maintenance technicians – ordering parts, manage inventory, schedule crews, and manage quality and safety.
  • Undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering Technology, or Diesel/Automotive Technology.
  • 3-5 years of field related/equipment experience.
  • Willingness to travel and relocate as required.
  • Willingness to work in both office and field environments and ability to freely access all points of a construction or mining site as needed.
Working Conditions
  • Fast-paced office as well as working mine environment; must be able to interact professionally with all levels of management, staff and craft personnel while simultaneously manage a diversified workload and challenging situations efficiently and effectively; regularly sit, stand, walk and talk and listen; occasionally lift and move up objects up to 50 pounds. Work in potentially wide ranging climates and environment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll work on at Kiewit. With contracts in different markets and geographic areas, you’ll tackle new challenges all the time. Whether you’re building a facility that can turn water into power or engineering safer infrastructure networks, you’re bound to push the limits of innovation in new and exciting ways.

With Kiewit, you’ll have the potential to work on a variety of projects in seven major markets. From railroads to tunnels, renewable energy to biofuels, you’ll be part of a mission that’s bigger than you can imagine. 

Here, you’ll team up with market experts and gain cross-functional experience — all while helping people across the globe live better.

Nearest Major Market: Boise
Nearest Secondary Market: Meridian

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