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Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc. CCC Mechanic III-VIII (IRC40694) in Meeker, Colorado

Brief Posting Description

This position is responsible for understanding and being proficient at all basic tasks regarding basic trouble shooting, repairing and maintaining most/all surface mining equipment used on site, performing these job duties in a safe, efficient, and cost effective manner.

Tri-State recognizes the value of a highly-engaged and committed workforce and provides an excellent benefits program that includes: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance Health Savings Account (HSA), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), Tuition Reimbursement, Life Insurance, 401K, Long Term Disability (LTD), Short Term Disability (STD), Employee Assistant Program (EAP) and Paid Leave Benefits.

Mechanic III

Hiring Hourly Wage: $39.91

Mechanic IV

Hiring Hourly Wage: $41.11

Mechanic V

Hiring Hourly Wage: $42.34

Mechanic VI

Hiring Hourly Wage: $43.61

Mechanic VII

Hiring Hourly Wage: $45.81

Mechanic VIII

Hiring Hourly Wage: $48.09

Actual compensation offer to candidate may vary outside of the posted hiring range based upon work experience, education, and/or skill level.

Job Requirements


  • Active approach to safety by understanding and utilizing safe work practices while observing all rules and regulations.

  • Continual situational awareness and assessment of potential hazards in the work place, and report or manage the hazards to minimize risk.

  • Demonstrated integrity, teamwork, and ability to provide excellent customer service.

  • Communicate effectively with company employees and management.

  • Basic engine maintenance skills.

  • Consistently exercise discretion and judgement in job performance.

  • Must be willing to accept change and strive for continuous improvement.

  • Demonstrate positive behaviors that support the organization's goals and objectives.

  • Flexibility to take on additional duties as required.

  • Punctuality and regular attendance is required.

  • Meet the requirements of Fitness for Duty policy.


  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Previous experience working in an active surface mine, preferred.

  • Practical knowledge of surface mining operations.

  • Knowledge of federal and state mining laws.

  • Strong organizational and communication skills.

  • Basic computer skills.


Previous experience operating 100+ ton or off road trucks or other heavy equipment operation, preferred.


Valid driver's license required.

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical demands: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent will be exposed to continual sitting, occasional walking, standing, bending, squatting, climbing, and frequent twisting.Simple and power grasping, dominant and non-dominant.Reaching above and below the shoulder. Use of feet to operate foot controls.Visual requirements are low light, near, far and lateral vision, and depth perception.Auditory requirements are hearing signals, radio routine communications.Occasional lifting and carrying up to 40 lbs.

Mental demands: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is required to read, write, analyze and review data, exercise judgment and work independently.

Work Environment: Drives haul trucks and other heavy equipment. Works near hazardous machinery.Walks on uneven ground, exposed to dust, noise, and solvents.

Additional Details

All employees interested in this position may apply online at the Tri-State Intranet site.

Click on Job Postings, then click on the iRecruitment link, Log In, then click on the iRecruitment Employee Candidate link and then click on Search for jobs.

Company Description

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is a wholesale electric power supplier owned by the 43 electric cooperatives that it serves. Tri-State generates and transmits electricity to its member systems throughout a 200,000 square-mile service territory across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.

Serving approximately 1.5 million consumers, Tri-State was founded in 1952 by its member systems to provide a reliable, cost-based supply of electricity. Headquartered in Westminster, Colo., about 1,480 people are employed by Tri-State throughout its four-state service area.

Tri-State's power is generated through a combination of owned baseload and peaking power plants that use coal and natural gas as their primary fuels, supplemented by purchased power, federal hydroelectricity allocations and renewable resource technologies. Tri-State delivers power to its members through a transmission system that includes substation facilities, telecommunications sites and over 5000 miles of high voltage transmission lines.

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Tri-State: Join the people behind the power. Tri-State recognizes the value of a highly-engaged and committed workforce and provides an excellent benefits program that includes medical, dental, retirement and life insurance. Please visit our careers site at for more details.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran