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Requisition Number 18-0030
Post Date 2/16/2018
Title Mining Technology Engineer
City Elko
State NV

Support the strategic direction of the organization and the division. Consistently demonstrate Cashman Equipment’s Core Values (Communication, Accountable, Safe, Honest, Mentors, Adaptable and Now – Right Now). Promote and enhance customer satisfaction while maintaining profitability and market dominance, with emphasis on sales and support of mining technology products and services offered by Caterpillar, including the CAT MineStar suite, and  Cat Fatigue Risk Management Solutions and mining technology products and services offered through Cashman Equipment such as Rajant radio networks.



  • Responsible for the management and support of:
    • MineStar accounts at designated mine sites.  
    • Office software technical support at designated mine sites.
    • Upgrade project management when required at designated mine sites.
    • Field release budget and utilization at designated mine sites.
  • Provide training, report enhancements and consultant services to users at designated mine sites to improve mobile fleet utilization, productivity, efficiency and/or value from Technology Enabled Systems including:
    • Production efficiency consulting.
    • Delay Utilization consulting. 
  • Analyze and interpret VIMS, fault code and MineStar data and provide production and efficiency improvement reports and recommendations to designated mine sites. Interpretation and recommendations are based  on discretion and independent judgment. Recommendations, if implemented,  could substantially effect mine site production, operation and maintenance operations.
  • Identify opportunities at designate mine sites where users can improve utilization, productivity, efficiency and/or  value from Technology Enabled Systems such as operator and support training, maintenance programs, upgrades and report enhancements, utilization and understanding. Prioritize opportunities and present and implement recommendations to appropriate mine sites. 
  • Report major issues to the Cat Technology group and follow through containment and permanent corrective action.
  • Install, calibrate and troubleshoot on-board system hardware and software, including registration and commissioning of Technology Enabled  systems.
  • Provide customer support as outlined in any Technology Support Agreements assigned.
  • Train new users and office support personnel when and as required.  
  • Write and modify Technology user reports as required.


  • Adhere to company policies, procedures, and safety regulations. Use all safety equipment as necessary. Report any unsafe acts or conditions.
  • Support others in the Equipment Solutions group who may need assistance from time to time.


  • Technical experience with electrical and computer systems troubleshooting, as well as mechanical systems.
  • Ability to interact effectively in multi-disciplined, multi-cultural team environment including working with customer mining engineers, and personnel in planning, operations, maintenance and human resources and company parts, service, sales and support personnel.
  • Knowledge of common computer software applications, including some experience with software commonly used at mine sites.
  • Provide accurate, timely and complete product resolution as it may relate to servicing, or maintaining the technology product.
  • Effectively participates as part of team, assisting where appropriate and requesting assistance when needed.
  • Achieves customer focus by delivering high quality, cost effective service.
  • Adheres to company policies, procedures and practices.


  • Four year College degree in a technology or engineering field such as Technology, Mining, Engineering, or Computer Science.
  • Minimum of five (5) year’s experience or equivalent formal education in mining curriculum.
  • Ability to read and understand materials commonly used in the job function.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Courses in intermediate or advanced electrical/instrumentation and technical writing/presentations.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Professional attitude and appearance consistent with position and responsibilities.
  • Self-motivated and detail oriented; work with minimum supervision.
  • Stand/walk 1-4 hours a day, and/or sit 5-6 hours a day.
  • Occasionally/frequently lift 50 lbs. 
  • Must use hands for repetitive simple grasping, pushing, pulling and fine manipulation.
  • Must be able to bend, squat and climb, including the ability to ascend and descend ladders.
  • Must use feet for repetitive movement when operating equipment controls.
  • Must have agility and balance to safely climb on all machines.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Office/ inside.
  • Frequent exposure to shop/warehouse/outside environment.
  • Frequent exposure to heavy equipment including climbing on machines, installing hardware, troubleshooting on-board hardware and software issues.
  • Field environment with exposure to adverse weather conditions including heat, cold, wind, rain, dust, dirt and noise.
  • Valid Nevada Driver’s License with an acceptable driving record.
  • Frequent travel and overnight stays.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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