• Carrying out planned maintenance work according to availability of equipment and priority.
  • Delegating of tasks to underground maintenance team.
  • Planning of work and conducting inspections.
  • Budgeting and cost control.
  • Participating in continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Diagnosing and performing repairs to mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic components.
  • Compiling reports and analysis.
  • Utilising JDE to open, review and close work orders and create purchase orders.
  • Performing root cause failure analysis.
  • Ensure health, safety and environmental standards are adhered to.
  • Mentoring and training subordinates.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill 

  • Mechanical trade test.
  • Mine Health and Safety certification.
  • First Aid certificate advantageous.
  • 7 years previous experience in mechanical maintenance within an underground mining environment.
  • 5 years previous experience in a Foreman or Supervisory level role.
  • 5 years previous with experience with Sandvik and Caterpillar drills used in underground mining environments.
  • Previous experience with JDE and other CMMS.
  • Previous experience as an expatriate in West Africa.
  • Ability to train and mentor a multicultural workforce.

Contractual information:

  • FIFO roster.
  • Single status contract.