Maintenance Mechanic

Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment. Assists in the repair and maintenance of mining / hydraulic equipment and machinery.

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Job Summary

Location: Helper, UT


Uses hand tools, power tools and precision measuring and testing instruments to repair and maintain, in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and manufacturer’s specifications, machinery and mechanical equipment, such as engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines and equipment.

Test mechanical products and equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturers’ specifications.

Repair and replace damaged or worn parts.

Operate and inspect machines or equipment in order to diagnose defects.

Diagnose faults or malfunctions to determine required repairs, using diagnostic equipment such as computerized test equipment and calibration devices.

Dismantle and reassemble heavy equipment using hoists and hand tools.

Clean, lubricate, and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment and vehicles.

Examine parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges.

Read and understand operating manuals, blueprints, and technical drawings.

Overhaul and test machines or equipment to ensure operating efficiency.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Minimum Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

Minimum Experience: 2 – 4 years of work-related experience.

Minimum Skills: Ability to work as part of a team. Ability to follow directions. proficient in the use of hand tools and power tool. Ability to lift/move heavy objects. Must be able to read hydraulic and electrical schematics. Longwall maintenance experience a plus, but not required. Experience with diagnostic and test equipment relevant to equipment repairs.


Full-time position

Benefits-eligible: medical, dental, vision, matching 401k, paid vacation, etc.

Swanson Industries, Inc. is a global leader in engineered hydraulics, providing hydraulic cylinder manufacturing, remanufacturing, and repair services for the mining and mobile industries. We are poised for continuous growth as we expand our global presence. For more information, visit!

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