orion minerals

Reference Number: 950-1701LH

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Job Description: 

Our client, a well-known mining house in South Africa, is seeking a Maintenance Manager with a GCC Mines to hold legal responsibility for their fixed and mobile plant maintenance on site in South Africa.


  • Management of the maintenance for the fixed plant, mobile equipment / HME and underground installations.
  • Achieve optimal plant and fleet reliability and availability.
  • Holding legal responsibility.
  • Developing and implementing short and long term maintenance plans.
  • Developing replacement programs for mobile equipment and vehicles.
  • Implementing Reliability Centered Maintenance with continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Ensuring maintenance standards and procedures are of a top level.
  • Ensuring that company health, safety and environmental standards are adhered to.
  • Budgeting and cost control.

Requirements:Qualification and Skill 

  • Degree or National Diploma in Mechanical Engineer.
  • GCC (Government Certificate of Competency) in Mines & Works.
  • 10 years’ experience in the maintenance of shafts, winders, fixed plant and trackless machinery.
  • 5 years post GCC experience.
  • Business Management qualification advantageous.
  • Experience mentoring and training subordinates.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Fixed term contract.
  • Relocation will be required.