Electrician / Mechanic

Southwest PA & Northern WV
Questions? Please email us at info@rgjohnsoninc.com

Job Description

R.G. Johnson Company is looking for motivated and driven individuals to join our shaft sinking and Shop crews in a Mechanic/Electrician position.

Duties and responsibilities

A Driller's primary responsibilities and work phases include:

  • Job setup
    • Construction of outbuildings, preparation of equipment and materials, construction power distribution set up of feeder / branch circuits and all associated project wiring.
  • Equipment Maintenance: Performing preventative maintenance and troubleshooting / reactive maintenance on equipment that has experienced a fault and or operational deficiency. This work typically involves the following type of equipment and systems:
    • Hydraulic systems comprised of gear pumps, piston pumps, bent axis motors, electric and mechanical directional control valves and corresponding circuits.
    • Electric motors and all associated equipment up to 250hp.
    • Electric controls consisting of programmable logic controllers and associated sensors and I/O hardware.
    • Material and personnel rated mine construction winches that are coupled to 35-ton stiffleg derricks.
    • Earthmoving equipment such as: dozers, end loaders, excavators, and rock trucks.
    • Pneumatic equipment such as: radial piston air motors, vane motors, diesel and electric compressors, and percussion / rotary drilling hammers and breakers.

Job Requirements

  • Standard Requirements for Driller Position
    • Ability to perform required physical labor
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Passing Criminal Background Check (for ATF clearance related to blasting)
    • Passing Drug Test
  • Preferred Requirements for Driller Position
    • 32 or 40 hour MSHA New Miner Training completion* *This training is required for the position. If applicant has not participated in the required training, R.G. Johnson will help to accommodate the training prior to employment.
    • Experience with the aforementioned equipment and systems described in the primary responsibilities.
    • Experience working on a crew/team in construction industry.
    • Completion of technical school or program.
    • Ability to read and comprehend electrical and hydraulic schematics including ladder logic.
    • Proficiency with Allen Bradley or other equivalent software related to programming and or maintenance of PLC controlled equipment.
    • Ability to effectively use field laptops and compile reports associated with maintenance activities
    • Commercial drivers’ license.
    • Welding and fabrication skills.

Why Join R.G. Johnson?

  • Low attrition rate, high employee satisfaction
  • Smaller, family-oriented business
  • First-rate Retirement Plan with opportunity for up to 9% company match
  • Predictable work schedule
  • Potential for additional end-of-year profit sharing plan
  • Full, employee-friendly health & medical benefits
  • Wage rates competitive with mining industry
  • Opportunity for advancement for top performers
  • Paid vacation days with additional company holidays
  • Full on-the-job training for new employees