Maintenance Mechanic

Hibbing, Minnesota
Union Wages and Benefits
Mar 07, 2017
Apr 06, 2017
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Hibbing Taconite - Hibbing, Minnesota

Key Responsibilities:

Maintenance Mechanic will perform mechanical maintenance on processing plant equipment in either the mine or the plant, requiring full craftsman skill. Must be able to safely and competently perform inspections, replacement, assembly, & repairs on wide variety of mining equipment, pumps, motors, rotating mills, crushers, in both inside and outside applications, in a 24/7 environment.


  • 2 year vocational degree in mechanical maintenance or completion of a certified apprenticeship program plus 2 years or more of maintenance experience.

 Must be willing to adhere to the company’s core values:


Safe Production


Record Production with lack of injuries, good housekeeping. Orderly work areas. Well maintained equipment. Proper training and procedures. Looking out for and correcting each other. Safe conditions and behavior. Sentinel of Safety qualification.


Customer Focus


Listening to the customer. Being responsive and on time. Meeting quality expectations. Helping the customer succeed.


Creating Economic Value


Doing the right things right the first time. Elimination of waste and inefficiency. Breakthroughs in productivity and technology.


Bias for Action


Getting things done. Reduced red tape. “Barrierless” – call anybody you want. Management by fact. Plan the work, work the plan.


Trust, Respect and Open Communication


Open access to information. Constructive Conflict. Delegation to the appropriate level. Toleration of failure in pursuit of business success. Encouraging and accepting different views. Feeling an obligation to explain your actions to those it affects. Gender and racial diversity.


Group and Individual Accountability


Behaving in line with our Core Values. Being responsible for our actions. Providing plans/standards/expectations. Holding yourself and/or the group to a high standard of performance. Walk the talk.




Doing what you say you’re going to do. No hidden agendas. Doing the right thing. Being truthful. Zero tolerance. Not walking away from a situation. Be Credible.




Actively involve others in decision making. Know when to take a leadership role and when to be an active member. Recognize the value of teamwork and the synergy it creates.


Recognize & Reward Achievement


Celebrating successes. Stress training and development. An effective appraisal of performance. Giving a simple thank you.


Environmental Stewardship


Going beyond compliance. Being socially responsible. Anticipating and addressing potential impacts before they occur. Personal Accountability. Operating to preserve the environment for future generations.