Green River, WY 82935, USA Req #159
Thursday, January 7, 2021

Genesis Alkali is the world’s largest natural soda ash mine and production site, offering a secure, reliable and diverse range of high-quality product choices. Alkali mines and processes trona ore and manufactures soda ash that is used in the production of glass, detergents, chemical manufacturing, pulp and paper production, and water treatment. It also produces sodium bicarbonate and other chemical compounds used in common industrial, agricultural, and household applications. Our main Alkali operations are in Green River, Wyoming, home of the world's largest trona ore deposit, with a corporate office in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Genesis Alkali, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of Genesis Energy, L.P., (NYSE: GEL). Genesis Energy is a growth-oriented master limited partnership headquartered in Houston, Texas.  Through four divisions: offshore pipeline transportation, sodium minerals and sulfur services, marine transportation and onshore facilities and transportation, we provide an integrated suite of services to refineries, oil producers, and industrial and commercial enterprises. For more information visit or

Position Title: Mechanic
Location: Green River, Wyoming

Our employees are some of the best in the business. We need to add skilled mechanics to our underground mine maintaining diesel and other mining equipment and/or maintaining one of our many surface operation processing plants. The mechanic is a key part of Genesis Alkali's mission to deliver quality products in a safe environment. Mechanics are responsible for the installation, testing, and repair of all types of mechanical equipment used on our mining and chemical manufacturing processes. This equipment includes, but is not limited to : pumps, valves, bearings, seals, gear boxes, piping systems, screw conveyors, belt conveyors, drag conveyors, bucket elevators, centrifuges, crushers, ball mills, air compressors, turbine generators, mobile equipment, and a variety of mining equipment such as roof bolters, shuttle cars, continuous bore miners, and a longwall miner.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Install, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain heavy industrial equipment and systems including power and utilities to keep production running safely and reliably

  • Plate and pipe stick welding

  • Provide constant evaluation of equipment condition and acceptable standards for mechanical maintenance

  • Perform maintenance, upgrades, and repairs on high pressure steam and other fluid piping systems

  • Ensure compliance with relevant company health & safety policies and procedures, as well as government regulations

Required Education and Experience:

  • Associate degree or approved certification in mechanical maintenance or welding discipline from an accredited technical college or university OR journeyman license in the ironworks, millwrights or mechanic disciplines

  • One year of experience in maintenance for a continuous manufacturing, chemical processing, or mining industry

    • Underground mine maintenance experience is preferred

  • Mechanical knowledge and ability as demonstrated through written and practical testing

  • Background checks including employment and education verification are conducted

  • Passing a Physical Abilities Test (PAT)

  • Strong preference for applicants who live within a reasonable distance and are willing to commute daily

Candidates should be able to demonstrate significant knowledge in their field. We follow a progressive process which includes a personality assessment, written testing, hands-on testing, and interviews.

You must have a valid e-mail address, as e-mail will be the only form of communication for these positions. We encourage you to check your e-mail regularly for updates. Applications can be accepted on-line ONLY.

Genesis Alkali is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or citizenship.

Other details

  • Job Family Union
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Green River, WY 82935, USA