Auto Electrician – Ghana

Barminco is part of the Ausdrill Group, an ASX 200 company and Australia’s second largest integrated mining services provider.  We are a global leader in hard rock underground mining; and together with African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) we operate in Australia, India and across Africa in Egypt, Ghana, Tanzania and Burkina Faso.  New projects will see Barminco and AUMS grow to over 3,700 employees in 2019.Our values of Safety, Integrity and Excellence are the cornerstone of everything we do. Our purpose is to create value for mine owners and we are absolutely focused on delivering for our customers. Our vision is to be the world's leading hard rock underground mining services provider.Our capability is critical to our success - we are looking for people who are talented, share our core values and are as committed to creating value for our clients as we are.AUMS has been operating since 2007, and provides a full complement of underground mining services specifically to the African mining industry. Supported by a safe and performance orientated culture, AUMS believe investing in our people and backing them with state of the art equipment and world's best practice is critical to the success of our numerous operations across Africa.We are actively seeking Experienced Underground Auto Electrician to join us in our West African Operations.The emphasis of the role is ensuring that the local workers are developing their skills and knowledge by way of sharing your experience and being a role model. You will require boundless energy, resilience, determination and a genuine interest in working with people from different cultures.Duties and Responsibilities:Carry out scheduled servicing to mobile equipment in a safe manner and in accordance with procedures, regulations and the service sheet;Utilise skill and experience to create minimum downtime on machinery;Ensure correct recording and reporting of maintenance is achieved;Maintain a high level of housekeeping in workshop and working areas at all times, ensure all parts are kept at minimum stock levels;Read and interpret Service and Spare parts manuals;Report all equipment faults to the Maintenance Foreman for scheduling into the workshop weekly planEssential Requirements:A demonstrated passion for safety and a proactive attitude toward ensuring that safety is front of mind for all employees at all times;A sound knowledge on Sandvik U/G Development/Production Drills and LoadersExperience on Caterpillar Underground LoadersProven knowledge on remote control systems either RCT or Sandvik.Experienced in training less qualified tradespeople to a high standard in a high productivity underground contracting mining environment;Strong background working with latest generation underground mobile equipment and associated automation systems;At least 5 years post apprenticeship experience working within the underground mining industry on large mobile equipment;Self-starter who will work with minimal supervision;Excellent service and maintenance approach to the job;International Driver’s License.Your proactive attitude to safety and driven work ethic will see you as a much valued employee in line with AUMS’s values and ‘can do’ attitude, and will be rewarded with a highly competitive remuneration package completing our vision of a work life balance in a strong team environment.A full pre-employment medical is required, including a drug and alcohol, and site specific clearances. A National Police Clearance and any necessary tickets or qualifications are required to be presented at time of interview. Please be aware that an Array of Vaccinations are required when working in Africa. 170000 AUD Nation - Other - Overseas Middle East & Africa Sub-Saharan Africa Accra
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Auto Electrician - Ghana

  • Underground Mining Services Provider
  • EXPAT Role
  • 6:3 Roster

Barminco is part of the Ausdrill Group, an ASX 200 company and Australia’s second largest integrated mining services provider.  We are a global leader in hard rock underground mining; and together with African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) we operate in Australia, India and across Africa in Egypt, Ghana, Tanzania and Burkina Faso.  New projects will see Barminco and AUMS grow to over 3,700 employees in 2019.

Our values of Safety, Integrity and Excellence are the cornerstone of everything we do. Our purpose is to create value for mine owners and we are absolutely focused on delivering for our customers. Our vision is to be the world's leading hard rock underground mining services provider.

Our capability is critical to our success - we are looking for people who are talented, share our core values and are as committed to creating value for our clients as we are.

AUMS has been operating since 2007, and provides a full complement of underground mining services specifically to the African mining industry. Supported by a safe and performance orientated culture, AUMS believe investing in our people and backing them with state of the art equipment and world's best practice is critical to the success of our numerous operations across Africa.

We are actively seeking Experienced Underground Auto Electrician to join us in our West African Operations.

The emphasis of the role is ensuring that the local workers are developing their skills and knowledge by way of sharing your experience and being a role model. You will require boundless energy, resilience, determination and a genuine interest in working with people from different cultures.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Carry out scheduled servicing to mobile equipment in a safe manner and in accordance with procedures, regulations and the service sheet;
  • Utilise skill and experience to create minimum downtime on machinery;
  • Ensure correct recording and reporting of maintenance is achieved;
  • Maintain a high level of housekeeping in workshop and working areas at all times, ensure all parts are kept at minimum stock levels;
  • Read and interpret Service and Spare parts manuals;
  • Report all equipment faults to the Maintenance Foreman for scheduling into the workshop weekly plan

Essential Requirements:

  • A demonstrated passion for safety and a proactive attitude toward ensuring that safety is front of mind for all employees at all times;
  • A sound knowledge on Sandvik U/G Development/Production Drills and Loaders
  • Experience on Caterpillar Underground Loaders
  • Proven knowledge on remote control systems either RCT or Sandvik.
  • Experienced in training less qualified tradespeople to a high standard in a high productivity underground contracting mining environment;
  • Strong background working with latest generation underground mobile equipment and associated automation systems;
  • At least 5 years post apprenticeship experience working within the underground mining industry on large mobile equipment;
  • Self-starter who will work with minimal supervision;
  • Excellent service and maintenance approach to the job;
  • International Driver’s License.

Your proactive attitude to safety and driven work ethic will see you as a much valued employee in line with AUMS’s values and ‘can do’ attitude, and will be rewarded with a highly competitive remuneration package completing our vision of a work life balance in a strong team environment.

A full pre-employment medical is required, including a drug and alcohol, and site specific clearances. A National Police Clearance and any necessary tickets or qualifications are required to be presented at time of interview. Please be aware that an Array of Vaccinations are required when working in Africa.

Your interest and experience can be expressed by clicking on the 'Apply Now' button below.

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