NAFASI ZA KAZI-African Underground Mining Services (AUMS), Auto Electrician

African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) is an international leader in mechanised hard rock underground mining with operations throughout Africa (Ghana, Tanzania, Mali, Burkina Faso) Established in 2007, we have spent over 11 years building a strong reputation for being a safe and high performing underground mining services contractor. We are driven by the continued success at our operations and exceeding our client’s expectations – both in terms of safety and performance.

AUMS is a joint venture of recently merged Australian Mining Contractors Barminco Ltd and Ausdrill Ltd making the business the second largest Mining Services provider in Australia.
The collective talent and expertise of our workforce is the key to our success, and we are looking for talented people to join our business. We seek to build teams who are loyal, committed to our company values and dedicated to helping our clients.

In return, we provide state of the art facilities, equipment, technology and opportunities to work on projects in Australia and Overseas. We look forward to receiving your application for the following position below:

Position: Auto Electrician

Job Summary
-Responsible for the procurement of goods & services, expediting overdue orders, coordination of internal deliveries, accurate data entry, assisting with resolving invoicing and order queries. -This position is responsible for all preventative, scheduled and breakdown maintenance on underground mobile equipment and vehicles (light vehicles and heavy mobile equipment), drills and electrical  fault and failure diagnostics as guided by your immediate supervisor and trainer.

Minimum Qualification: Certificate
Experience Level: Mid level
Experience Length: 1 year

 Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Complies with all HS&E policies, procedures and instructions. This includes the correct  use of safety devices and protective equipment, prompt reporting of any hazardous  situations, which they cannot themselves correct, making the necessary changes to  eliminate or control the hazard and reporting immediately any accident or injury which  arises in the course of their work.
  • Complies with all company policies and procedures that are displayed and amended from  time to time.
  • Takes reasonable care for their own safety and that of other persons who may be affected  by their acts.
  • Performs pre-start checks and SWICs.
  • Ensuring inspections and maintenance is carried out on all equipment before use.
  • Ensures that all tools are serviceable and safe.
  • Must Work to minimise equipment downtime and maximise productivity.
  • Must carry out standard work place inspection practices and procedures and prepare the  areas for drilling, charging or scraping in accordance with mine safety procedures.
  • Maintains a high standard of housekeeping.
  • Liaises with the underground shift supervisor to:
  • Ensure all work is done in a safe and efficient manner;
  • Advise when items of equipment are out of service and when they can be returned to  service

Essential Requirements:

  • Strong background working with underground mining equipment.
  • Able to operate all types of hand tools.
  • Understanding maintenance procedures.
  • Ability to read schematics.
  • Previous experience in Vehicle Air Conditioning systems.
  • Ability to analyse equipment failure and use equipment diagnostics tools.
  • Auto electrical experience on 4WD vehicles.
  • Heavy equipment electrical experience.
  • Excellent service and maintenance approach to the job.
  • Willingness to learn and gain further experience on mobile equipment.
  • Recognised trade qualification as an Auto Electrician.
  • Basic First Aid Knowledge
  • Above average numeracy and verbal/written English
  • Valid Driver’s Licence

If you have the necessary skills, drive and experience to be an asset to AUMS Operations Team,  we welcome your interest and encourage you to apply.

How to Apply
Please manually apply for this job using the details below:
Only applications with a current Resume attached will be considered for employment.
Please send your CV along with a detailed covering letter via email

Application letters should reach the above on or before 10th September 2019, 18hr00.

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