Electrical Foreman

Since 2007 African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) has provided unmatched mechanised underground mining services across numerous projects in Africa. AUMS is dedicated to achieving the highest global standards in underground mining and there is a specific focus on sharing this mining knowledge across all levels of the business. About the roleReporting to Project Manager you will have responsibility for the overall management of the electrical functions for the site and will be required to work closely with the maintenance department.In order to be successful in this position, you must be trade qualified and have extensive experience in a similar role in the underground mining industry. You will need to have experience working as an expatriate.Key Requirements;Carry out the supervision of National electricians in the day to day installation & maintenance of the underground / surface reticulation & electrical machine maintenanceHigh voltage installations & testing– including inline joins, 11kv plug terminationsBe conversant with Australian AS NZS 3000-2000 electrical installations – AS NZS 3008.1.1 -1998 selection of cables – AS NZS 3017 – 2001 testing & inspection guidelinesSupervise & ensure all installations comply with Australian standardsCompile & maintain work schedules in conjunction with the Project Manager & Mine Foreman for the underground electrical requirementsPlanning & organizing future electrical requirements for cost effective & efficient management ensuring that electrical stock levels are maintained – in conjunction with Store Supervisor & Project ManagerPlanning, installation and maintenance of the AutoMine systems on level in conjunction with the AutoMine Technicians and maintenance departmentCoordinate monthly inspections & mandatory testing of all underground & surface electrical installations - with results made available for auditingCarry out training of national electricians – with the emphasis on Australian electrical regulations & standards – ensure that safety is the main priority for electrical personalComplete & maintain single line drawings of the underground electrical reticulation – updated monthly or as requiredResponsible for the implementation of tool maintenance & availability for national employees – to stress the importance of testing equipment & having the complete toolsHave experience with Flygt pump repairs & maintenance – oversee rebuilds of pumps to maintain spare pumps for immediate useHV switching, certification and jointingExperience with Pronto or SAPDemonstrated ability to design and drive long term change processesExcellent coaching, mentoring and influencing skills, proven self-starter with highly developed management and leadership qualities, strong analytical and problem solving skillsOur CultureAUMS aims to leave a positive legacy of underground mining in all the countries in which we operate, through training and up-skilling of the local workforce. We are looking for experienced mining personnel to join us during an exciting period of growth.*Please note that due to the unfolding circumstances of COVID-19 and the Government regulations in place, the roster advertised in this advert may be subject to change in the future when the government border restrictions and controls are reassessed.Prior to hire you will be required to sit a full pre-employment medical, including vaccinations required for the country you will be working in.  170000 AUD Nation - Other - Overseas Middle East & Africa Sub-Saharan Africa Perth 6000
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Electrical Foreman

  • Join a global leader in underground mining services
  • Generous salary packages on offer
  • Permanent position - fly in from major capital cities

Since 2007 African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) has provided unmatched mechanised underground mining services across numerous projects in Africa. AUMS is dedicated to achieving the highest global standards in underground mining and there is a specific focus on sharing this mining knowledge across all levels of the business. 

About the role

Reporting to Project Manager you will have responsibility for the overall management of the electrical functions for the site and will be required to work closely with the maintenance department.

In order to be successful in this position, you must be trade qualified and have extensive experience in a similar role in the underground mining industry. You will need to have experience working as an expatriate.

Key Requirements;

  • Carry out the supervision of National electricians in the day to day installation & maintenance of the underground / surface reticulation & electrical machine maintenance
  • High voltage installations & testing– including inline joins, 11kv plug terminations
  • Be conversant with Australian AS NZS 3000-2000 electrical installations – AS NZS 3008.1.1 -1998 selection of cables – AS NZS 3017 – 2001 testing & inspection guidelines
  • Supervise & ensure all installations comply with Australian standards
  • Compile & maintain work schedules in conjunction with the Project Manager & Mine Foreman for the underground electrical requirements
  • Planning & organizing future electrical requirements for cost effective & efficient management ensuring that electrical stock levels are maintained – in conjunction with Store Supervisor & Project Manager
  • Planning, installation and maintenance of the AutoMine systems on level in conjunction with the AutoMine Technicians and maintenance department
  • Coordinate monthly inspections & mandatory testing of all underground & surface electrical installations - with results made available for auditing
  • Carry out training of national electricians – with the emphasis on Australian electrical regulations & standards – ensure that safety is the main priority for electrical personal
  • Complete & maintain single line drawings of the underground electrical reticulation – updated monthly or as required
  • Responsible for the implementation of tool maintenance & availability for national employees – to stress the importance of testing equipment & having the complete tools
  • Have experience with Flygt pump repairs & maintenance – oversee rebuilds of pumps to maintain spare pumps for immediate use
  • HV switching, certification and jointing
  • Experience with Pronto or SAP
  • Demonstrated ability to design and drive long term change processes
  • Excellent coaching, mentoring and influencing skills, proven self-starter with highly developed management and leadership qualities, strong analytical and problem solving skills

Our Culture

AUMS aims to leave a positive legacy of underground mining in all the countries in which we operate, through training and up-skilling of the local workforce. We are looking for experienced mining personnel to join us during an exciting period of growth.

*Please note that due to the unfolding circumstances of COVID-19 and the Government regulations in place, the roster advertised in this advert may be subject to change in the future when the government border restrictions and controls are reassessed.

Prior to hire you will be required to sit a full pre-employment medical, including vaccinations required for the country you will be working in.

 

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