Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanic
Sector: Mining & MetalsMember Since, July 12, 2023
Open To Work
I am a fully qualified Heavy Equipment Repair Technician with an apprentice background in diesel mechanics and more than nine (5+) years of working experience on mining mobile equipment in the mining industry. I have intensive hands on experience on Caterpillar, Hitachi and komatsu machines.
I am a safety conscious person that follows safety rules and procedures while ensuring that my co-workers are working safely. I am a team worker, humble and open minded, always willing to learn, help and share ideas. I am a sober and enthusiastic participator. Capable of working with anyone regardless of sex, race, origin, religion and beliefs. Keen to learn and quick to pick up new skills and ideas.
I am result orientated, motivated by challenges and achievements. A top performance award winner. Always paying attention to detail, safety guidelines and task instructions to ensure works are performed to proper set standards within given time frames and budgets. I am capable of carrying out component failure analysis to determine cause of failure, rectify and give proper recommendations for quality and standardized maintenance of mobile equipment with necessary contamination controls. I am have on various caterpillar, komatsu and Liebherr machines done component rebuilds such as; engines, torque converters,
transmissions, differentials, final drives, undercarriage components, cylinders, pumps, air driers, valves and many more. I am conversant with systematic fault diagnosing procedures on mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems.
I do shutdowns, breakdowns, field service, rebuilds, preventive maintenance services and daily checklists on mining mobile equipment. I am capable of carrying out maintenance tasks singlehandedly or as a team with no or minimum supervision. I have been working on dozers, dump trucks, motor graders, loaders, forklifts,
compactors just to mention a few.
The following are the most of the mobile plants equipment I have worked on;
CAT MACHINES 777D, 777F, 785C dump trucks, 992G loaders, D10T track dozers, 834H, 834G wheel dozers, 16H motor graders and 988G integrated tools.
KOMATSU MACHINES HD785-5, HD1500-7 dump trucks, WA900-3, WA500-3, WA500-6 wheel loaders, D475A-5, D375A-5, D375A-6R, D275A-5 track dozers, WD900-3 wheel dozers, GD825A-2, GD675-5 motor graders, WA500-6 integrated tools and WH716 forklifts.
Advanced certificate in heavy equipment repair ( - 2015) Northern Technical College (NORTEC)
Craft certificate in heavy equipment repair ( - 2013) Northern Technical College (NORTEC)
Work & Experience
First Quantum Mining and Operations (2015 - Present ) Heavy Equipment Repair Mechanic
Working on various mining mobile plants including caterpillar, komatsu, Liebherr, Hitachi, Volvo, Bell just to mention a few. Working under the maintenance department as a heavy equipment repair mechanic doing; Carrying out component rebuilds of components such as Engines, Torque converters, Transmissions, Differentials, Final drives, Undercarriage components, Cylinders, Pumps, Control valves, Air driers, Turbo chargers Injection pumps and Injectors. Diagnosing and analyzing parts and components for failure and courses of failure in order to rectify, repair, report and give proper recommendations for quality practical maintenance standards. Carry out planned preventive maintenances and services. Troubleshooting parts and components malfunctions such as overheating, rough running, strange sounds, low power and many more. Troubleshooting mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical systems. Carrying out component and machine rebuilds. Carrying out mid and full time component change outs. Carrying out daily checks, running checks, inspections and services. Replacing, adjusting and calibrating various parts, components and systems. Shutdowns, breakdowns, field services, preventive maintenance services, daily checklists from the workshops and in the pit. Recovering of broken-down machines from the pit Responding and attending to field breakdowns. Testing and adjusting parts, components and systems operations. Ordering parts, components and services Opening and closing work orders Chairing daily safety talks before work commencements and managing first aid boxes.