West Africa

Reference: 859-2702

Job Description: 

Our client, with mining operations in West Africa, is seeking an experienced Underground Mine Maintenance Superintendent to join their team.


  • 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.
  • Performing root cause failure analysis.
  • Ensure health, safety and environmental standards are adhered to.
  • Mentoring and training subordinates.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill 

  • Mechanical Trade Certificate or Degree.
  • First Aid certificate advantageous.
  • 8 years previous experience in mechanical maintenance within an underground mining environment.
  • 5 years previous experience in a Supervisor or Superintendent level role.
  • CMMS experience.
  • Previous experience as an expatriate in West Africa.
  • Ability to train and mentor a multicultural workforce.

Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Single status roster.
  • Limited duration contract.