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Mechanic (Shop)

Date:  Oct 12, 2021

Elko, NV, US, 89801

Req ID:  21187
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview

  • Reports to:           Shop Supervisor

    Location:             Elko, NV

    Sign on Bonus:   $1,500.00

    Referral Bonus:  $1,000.00 (This position is eligible for an employee referral bonus, if you're being referred by an employee, remember to add their name to your job application)

    Primary focus on a safe work environment and employing safe work practices on a consistent basis.
  • Ability to identify, organizes, estimate, and recognize differences or similarities with excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to identify solutions to resolve a variety of component repair and preventative maintenance concerns.
  • Minimize rework by closely following work scopes and manufacturing operation procedures.
  • Use prescribed procedures to inspect part(s) and product(s) produced to assure compliance to specifications that will eliminate defects, scrap, rework, etc.  Ensure part(s) meet all Customer Quality requirements.
  • Interpret work orders, drawings, and blueprints.
  • Secure and fabricate necessary tools and materials following verbal or written instructions, samples or prints.
  • Ability to define problem, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Utilize measuring equipment used in the industry such as calipers, micrometers, height gauge and other measuring equipment needed to complete work.
  • Maintain a billable rate according to department and company objectives.
  • Responsibility to prevent damages due to mistakes or carelessness to equipment or materials.  
  • Prevent loss which may result from negligent inspection or testing; from spoilage or wastage of raw or in process materials.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Ability to machine/line bore Joy Global / Komatsu parts to print and inspect.
  • Ability to draw prints of existing components.
  • Layout material for manufacturing and repair operations.
  • Ability to operate line bore and bore tec.
  • Proficient at Print Reading
  • Knowledge of OEM drawings.
  • Read and understand prints (Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)).
  • Ability to operate cutting torch with oxy-acetylene and/or oxy-propylene.
  • Knowledge of CNC equipment capability and daily maintenance 
  • Experience with manual and CNC machining equipment 
  • Computer skills (CNC Machinist) 
  • Operate both vertical mills and horizontal mill and VTL 
  • Perform threading of all types 
  • Set up manual and CNC equipment
  • Operate lathes and drill presses 
  • Ability to read and edit program with G&M codes
  • Machining of parts on manual and CNC Machines to provide specifications or prints 
  • Perform threading of all types
  • Operating overhead crane and rigging


  • Minimum of 10 years machining and line boring experience. 
  • Advanced understanding of component structural integrity and metallurgy.
  • Strong leadership skills and able to communicate with subordinates, managers, and customers.
  • Procurement and maintenance of required laser equipment to support teams needs
  • Detect and report defective equipment, materials and/or faulty operations to supervisor.
  • Basic understanding of laser alignment 
  • Acquire and maintain all documentation to go onsite with our customers to perform precision laser alignment in the field.
  • Advanced knowledge of OEM drawings and MOPs.
  • Toshiba CNC Floor Mill Machinist 
  • Use of advanced trades’ mathematics, together with the use of complicated drawings, specifications, charts, tables, handbook formulas, all varieties of precision measuring instruments.

Additional Information

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Elko

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