Heavy Duty Fitter – Burkina Faso

Barminco is one of the world’s largest hard-rock underground mining service providers with over three decades of experience. As part of the Perenti Group, Barminco & AUMS employs over 5,100 people, at 25 projects in seven countries.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. To date, we have trained over 20,000 Africans and developed over 100 African expatriates. We have a wide range of people development programs, including an Apprenticeship Training Program, Graduate Program and Leadership Program. These programs ensure our people not only become exceptional in their field, but also have a career pathway so they can progress through the organisation. Our track record of contract extensions and renewals demonstrates the strength of our relationships with our clients and our ability to create enduring value for them.What we can offer;A globally competitive nett salary with benefits including comprehensive insurance coverage (medical, travel, income protection)All required work permits and visasRemuneration packages will be discussed with shortlisted candidatesFIFO from any major capital city in the worldAbout the roleAUMS are seeking applications from experienced Heavy Duty Fitter to join our Burkina Faso operations. Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor this position will work an 8 week on 6 weeks off roster.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. To be successful in this position you must be trade qualified and have extensive experience in a similar role in the underground mining industry. Working as an expatriate is essential to be considered for this position.Key Requirements;A minimum of five years of underground mining experience maintaining Sandvik, CAT and Atlas Copco machinery (essential)Heavy-Duty trade qualificationAll valid and relevant qualifications, certificates and licences (RPL’s)Valid Manual Australian Driver’s LicenceCurrent National Police Clearance (valid within six months) What we can offer;A globally competitive nett salary with benefits including comprehensive insurance coverage (medical, travel, income protection)Paid quarantineAll required work permits and visasRemuneration packages will be discussed with shortlisted candidatesPlease 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 area you will be working in addition to mandatory fitness for work requirements.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. Your passion for sharing knowledge and developing skills within the local team will be backed up by a resilient, supportive and considerate attitude. 140000 AUD Nation - Other - Overseas Middle East & Africa Sub-Saharan Africa Moko, Burkina Faso
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Heavy Duty Fitter - Burkina Faso

  • Opportunities to work internationally
  • Fly in from any capital city in the world
  • Permanent position, with generous remuneration packages

Barminco is one of the world’s largest hard-rock underground mining service providers with over three decades of experience. As part of the Perenti Group, Barminco & AUMS employs over 5,100 people, at 25 projects in seven countries.

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. 

To date, we have trained over 20,000 Africans and developed over 100 African expatriates. We have a wide range of people development programs, including an Apprenticeship Training Program, Graduate Program and Leadership Program. These programs ensure our people not only become exceptional in their field, but also have a career pathway so they can progress through the organisation. Our track record of contract extensions and renewals demonstrates the strength of our relationships with our clients and our ability to create enduring value for them.

What we can offer;

  • A globally competitive nett salary with benefits including comprehensive insurance coverage (medical, travel, income protection)
  • All required work permits and visas
  • Remuneration packages will be discussed with shortlisted candidates
  • FIFO from any major capital city in the world

About the role

AUMS are seeking applications from experienced Heavy Duty Fitter to join our Burkina Faso operations. Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor this position will work an 8 week on 6 weeks off roster.

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. 

To be successful in this position you must be trade qualified and have extensive experience in a similar role in the underground mining industry. Working as an expatriate is essential to be considered for this position.

Key Requirements;

  • A minimum of five years of underground mining experience maintaining Sandvik, CAT and Atlas Copco machinery (essential)
  • Heavy-Duty trade qualification
  • All valid and relevant qualifications, certificates and licences (RPL’s)
  • Valid Manual Australian Driver’s Licence
  • Current National Police Clearance (valid within six months)

 What we can offer;

  • A globally competitive nett salary with benefits including comprehensive insurance coverage (medical, travel, income protection)
  • Paid quarantine
  • All required work permits and visas
  • Remuneration packages will be discussed with shortlisted candidates

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 area you will be working in addition to mandatory fitness for work requirements.

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. Your passion for sharing knowledge and developing skills within the local team will be backed up by a resilient, supportive and considerate attitude.

Your interest and experience can be expressed by clicking the 'Apply Now' button, OR for further information email rebecca.thorp@barminco.com.au.

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  • Posted Date 06 Jan 2022
  • Location Moko, Burkina Faso
    Boucle du Mouhoun Region / Burkina Faso
  • Industry Trades
  • Job Type Full Time
  • Salary Not provided