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Heavy Equipment Technician

Kimi Johnson

Kimi Johnson, Heavy Equipment Technician out of our Acheson Reman Facility, currently works in the Wheel Motor department as a Charge Hand. She has been a Journeyperson for nine years, including employment with SMS Equipment for the past three.

“I worked here for eight months before being appointed to Lead Hand. This position allowed me to organize and manage workflows for each job, which I find enjoyable. I am grateful for learning from all the knowledgeable technicians who value performance results as a team.”

Some rewarding and notable projects Kimi has been a part of include:

  • Development of quality management documentation
  • Rebuilding sophisticated wheel motors for the largest mining equipment
  • Standardizing work instructions to enable a safer working environment 

Advice for someone considering a similar path?

“Stick with it, and take advantage of every opportunity.”
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