Maintenance Project Manager

Job overview

  • Deadline: Not set
  • Country: United States of America
  • Location: Elko, Nevada
  • Job-ID: R0020851
  • Job category: Manufacturing
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Sandvik Mining & Rock Technology in Winnemucca, NV is looking for a

Maintenance Project Manager, Turquoise Ridge

Are you a results-oriented project manager, with strong leadership skills and a mechanical aptitude? If you have 3-5 years of maintenance planning experience and excellent communication skills, Sandvik Mining & Rock Technology wants to speak with you!

Sandvik Mining and Rock Technology (SMRT) is a business area within the Sandvik Group and a leading global supplier of equipment, tools, service, and technical solutions for the mining industry. The product offering covers rock drilling, rock cutting, rock crushing, loading and hauling and materials handling.

Key performance areas:

As the project manager, you will be responsible for ensuring the efficient and effective maintenance of the customer’s fleet of equipment, in accordance with contract specifications and SMRT policies. You will work closely with the customer to identify and meet the customer’s expectations and defined KPIs. The project coordinator is also responsible for managing the workforce, safety plan, and fleet to ensure safety standards are consistent with the customer and Sandvik requirements.

In this role, you will review and assess mechanical maintenance plans, standards and financial budgets, including facility standards and work practices, to ensure compliance with contract requirements. In addition, you will review Project Plans to ensure heavy mobile equipment is maintained in a manner that supports production requirements and provides improvement feedback to the customer, and monitor adherence of site maintenance operations to maintenance plans. This will involve using performance measures and KPI’s as developed within the framework of the contract, and you will be responsible for ensuring that the contractual KPIs are achieved (e.g. MTBF, availability, Safety, MTTR, etc). This role will also involve developing and implementing new or additional measures/plans as means of improving the quality and efficiency of the maintenance performance and work carried out by SMRT.

Additionally, the project manager will:

  • Review the maintenance costs regularly with a view to continually improve contract cost efficiencies
  • Produce and or assist in producing the monthly invoicing and provide support for the Quarterly contract review
  • Provide equipment performance and applications feedback to SMRT and customer as required
  • Mentor, motivate, train, evaluate and lead team members to accomplish the goals and objectives of the Process Support function.
  • Comply with SMRT safety policies and applicable government, customer or industry regulations or requirements

Your profile:

  • The project manager should possess a minimum of 10 years related experience in the mining or heavy processing industry
  • 3-5 years of maintenance planning experience. In addition, you have at least 1 year of supervisory/management experience.
  • Microsoft Office proficiency is required, and MS Project, Maximo, and other ERP system experience is preferred.
  • Strong project management capabilities, and strong planning skills.

A strong mechanical background and training is highly preferred, and a degree in a mechanical discipline would be a plus. Underground mining and electrical experience would also be a plus.

Where others see many, we see you – personally. We recognize and value your passion and personality as well as your leadership skills. You are team player, with a strong customer focus. You possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to negotiate and deal with customers on a senior level. You remain calm in tense situations and stand your ground on challenges. You are driven and results-oriented, while always maintaining a high level of professionalism, honesty, and integrity. As a manager, you are hands-on with an entrepreneurial spirit, ready to get involved and do what is needed in order to achieve the desired results. You maintain a positive work environment in all situations and work well under pressure.

Relocation assistance is available for qualified candidates.


Sandvik offers a comprehensive total compensation package including a competitive benefits package of health, dental and disability insurance, and a 401(k) retirement savings plan. In addition, we provide opportunities for professional competence development and training, as well as opportunities for career advancement.

How to apply

For immediate consideration, please apply online at to the Maintenance Project Manager position JO#R0020851.

Sandvik is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Any applicant who, because of a disability, needs accommodation or assistance in completing an application or at any time during the application process should contact Human Resources at Sandvik also provides reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities consistent with its obligations under the law.

Deadline: Not set
Job-ID: R0020851

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