Job Description

Mine Maint Tech

Requisition IDreq11222
Working TitleMine Maint Tech
Position Grade06
Position Summary

Manages the day-to-day operations of the Harding Mine. The Harding Mine is located in Northern New Mexico in Taos County in Dixon off Highway 75.

Maintains access road, places signs as required, and ensures safety of the mine area. Maintain fencing, large sink holes and gate access.

Conducts tours for visitors and provides information on the mine's history; assists visitors in identifying local minerals.

Obtains visitor liability releases and maintains sign-in logs. Scheduling of field trips for University and non University access.

Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • Successful candidate must submit to post-offer, pre-employment physical examination and medical history check.
Minimum Qualifications

High school diploma or GED; at least 1 year of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

* Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

* Knowledge of light and heavy equipment operation and maintenance.

* Ability to use hand and power tools applicable to trade.

* Knowledge of mineral identification.

* Ability to make administrative and procedural decisions.

* Ability to read, understand, follow, and enforce safety procedures.

Additional Requirements
CampusMain - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentEarth and Planetary Sciences Dept (133A)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeTerm - Full-Time
Term End Date12/31/2020
StatusNon-Exempt
PayCompetitive Salary (final pay rate is dependent upon years of experience).
Benefits Eligible
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date11/11/2019
Application InstructionsOfficial transcripts, High school diploma or GED certificate will be required for hire. Please see minimum qualifications for specifics.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.


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