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Field Service Technician - Underground

Job Description

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions is looking for an underground technician for the South Carolina area.

Service Technician

If you have a strong mechanical or electrical background and strong diagnostic skills, Sandvik Mining & Rock Solutions welcomes you to consider this fantastic Service Technician opportunity!

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

Key performance areas

As the Service Technician, you will troubleshoot, repair, and maintain mechanical and/or electrical aspects of underground mining equipment and components at high profile mining site The Service Technician is also responsible for new equipment commissioning and training at customer sites with minimal supervision.

Additionally, the Service Technician will:

  • Inspect equipment for proper performance and determines faults and malfunctions.
  • Adjust equipment and repair/replace defective parts components or systems according to scopes of work.
  • Tests repaired equipment to ensure proper operational performance.
  • Complete accurate time records, technical reports, failure reports, and parts lists
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement initiatives
  • Stay current with industry, customer, product developments and technical best practices Customer Service
  • Build strong relationships with internal and external customers to ensure smooth operations and customer satisfaction.
  • Stay current and in compliance with all Sandvik, Customer, State, and Federal regulatory safety policies.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction within area of primary responsibility.

The Service Technician will spend a good portion of their time working underground, so candidates must be comfortable with these conditions.

Your profile

You possess a technical certification or diploma in mechanical or electrical fields and a minimum of 5 years related experience with industry-specific equipment. Experience with Sandvik underground and/or surface mining equipment is highly preferred, and diesel and high voltage electrical experience would be an advantage. You are a team player with excellent communication and active listening skills and the ability to maintain strong customer relations with internal and external customers. You are flexible and self-motivated, with a drive to achieve customer satisfaction. The ability to work a varied shift schedule is required for this role. Must be available to work nights and or weekends and possibility of a seven on and seven off schedule.

The Service Technician will also possess:

  • Excellent troubleshooting ability with strong diagnostic and critical thinking skills
  • Knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, and electrical systems
  • Ability to read blueprints and interpret equipment schematics.
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to facilitate technical training and impart detailed information.
  • Must confirm to ISO Standards

Ability to commute/relocate:

Able to relocate to the South Carolina area (Preferred)


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 www.home.sandvik/careers to the Service Technician position, Job Req. #R0069011

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 hrsolutions.us@sandvik.com. Sandvik also provides reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities consistent with its obligations under the law.

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