NANA Regional Corporation Mechanic in Red Dog Mine, Alaska




Reporting to the Project Supervisor, the Mechanicis responsible for providing optimized equipment availability performance to theTuuq drilling operation as well as communicating such service performance to Tuuq’smanagement team. Particular attention will be paid to; ensuring the highestlevel of equipment availability for all equipment including timely and efficienton-demand repair and scheduled periodic maintenance as well as ensuringInventory Management Systems (IMS) and Maintenance Management Systems (MMS) areadequately resourced to provide such equipment availability.


  • Together with the Project Supervisor, will lead, manage and oversee the MMS for all on-site equipment assets;

  • Will document all on-demand maintenance work undertaken to repair in-operable or non-functioning equipment through work orders and use of the MMS;

  • Will document all scheduled periodic maintenance work undertaken through work orders and the used of the MMS;

  • Will ensure all personnel assigned to assist in maintaining the equipment are performing their duties in accordance with Tuuq’s maintenance policies and procedures as well as Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) service manuals and documentation;

  • Will assist the Project Supervisor to lead weekly operational meetings Tuuq’s management team. Will be required to prepare and communicate:

  • Equipment availability performance and major repair work undertaken;

  • Other maintenance issues that may occur from time-to-time.

  • Lead all pre, interim and post-season maintenance programs ensuring all equipment is serviced and readily available for ensuing drilling operations;

  • Will develop and maintain a strong working relationship with the Project Supervisor, including day-to-day communication; and

  • Will prepare end-of-shift cross-over notes for the incoming Mechanic to ensure seamless project representation and that the Client’s directions and instructions are maintained and followed at all times.



  • A minimum of five (5) years of drill repair and maintenance experience. Experience in maintaining mobile equipment is a key asset;

  • Broad familiarity with drilling activities and ability to critically and proactively analyze maintenance processes;

  • Exposure to project and process maintenance management;

  • Demonstrates critical and conceptual thinking and problem-solving skills;

  • Ability to travel as required; and

  • Advanced written and oral English as well as the ability to communicate all maintenance related matters.


  • Excellent communication, facilitation and interpersonal skills and experience working with a broad range of people;

  • Positive rapport with others and is effective in managing relationships through openness, honesty and cooperation;

  • Understanding of the maintenance needs of the business, ability to focus on priorities by setting goals, determining timelines, delegating resources and measuring results;

  • High degree of initiative, self-motivation, accountability and independent judgment;

  • Energetic, empowers others, and shares ownership and accountability for maintenance related outcomes;

  • Effective MMS leadership and ability to influence change;

  • Focus on MMS priorities, sets objectives and goals, measures performance and evaluates results;

  • Takes MMS leadership role in mentoring and training others;

  • Promotes a HSE leadership culture by ensuring safe work practices are followed, resolving risks and seeking ways to improve work practices in accordance with Tuuq’s HSE policies and procedures; and

  • Can visualize future potential maintenance opportunities and anticipates risks.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran

NANA Shareholder Preference

Job: Health, Safety & Environmental

Company: Tuuq

Primary Location: US-AK-Red Dog Mine

Shift: Rotating

Closing Date (Period for Applying) - External: Nov 21, 2018, 11:59:00 PM

Req ID: TUU00181