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The Fairbanks Gold Mining (subsidiary of Kinross) Fort Knox mine is located in one of the largest gold producing areas in Alaska within the Fairbanks Mining District.

Only candidates who are currently legally authorized to work within the United States for any employers, citizens of Canada or Mexico are eligible for this opportunity.

Mining is carried out on a year-round basis, seven days a week. The Fort Knox mine operation has about 500 employees.

The MEM Mechanic will be responsible for maintaining and repairing on and off road mining equipment. Caterpillar experience is preferred. Responsibilities include PM Service, tune-ups, brakes, suspensions, and component replacement and rebuild.

Minimum Qualifications & Skill Requirements:

Must have a minimum 5 years of experience in mining related heavy equipment maintenance

A working knowledge of manuals, schematics and diagnostic tools preferred

Must have a thorough understanding of A/C, hydraulic, and electrical troubleshooting related to heavy mining equipment

Must possess a strong work ethic, positive attitude, with an ability to motivate and work in a team environment

Own hand tools required

Must have excellent safety habits, be safety conscious and display safe work practices

Knowledge of Caterpillar, Hitachi, and Ingersoll Rand software/diagnostic tools are required with preference given to those individuals possessing knowledge regarding the following equipment:

785 Caterpillar haul trucks

789 Caterpillar haul trucks

793 Caterpillar haul trucks

992 Caterpillar front end loaders

994 Caterpillar front end loaders

EX5500 Hitachi front shovels

EX3600 Hitachi front shovels

D10T track dozers

DM45 Ingersoll drills

DML Ingersoll drills

Must be at least 18 years old with a valid driver license

Must be presently authorized to work in the United States on a full time basis

About Kinross Gold Corporation:

Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with its head office in Toronto, and mines and projects in the United States, Canada, Russia, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Ghana and Mauritania, and employs approximately 8,000 people worldwide. Our core values are putting people first, outstanding corporate citizenship, high performance culture and rigorous financial discipline.

At Kinross, we pride ourselves on being skilled, responsible operators who strive not only to meet, but to exceed, regulatory requirements for both environmental and health and safety performance, wherever we operate. Putting people first is a core Kinross value, and our chief priority is to ensure the safety and well-being of every employee and contractor who works for us.

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