Technical Services Superintendent

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 a Technical Services Superintendent to join us in our West African Operations. This role is responsible for assisting Project Managers and Mine Foreman using your strong technical mining experience with a solutions orientated approach, interpret and analyse mining physicals to drive efficiencies and optimise our operation and to integrate with the client technical services department. We are looking for an individual with boundless energy, a willingness to learn and a can do attitude towards the role that is responsible for the following:Ensure mining physicals are achieved as per contract and client schedules.Ensure an intimate understanding of the site contract, variations and management plans and ensure that AUMS is compliant with these requirements.Ensure client requirements are met contractually and maintain a robust and favourable relationship with the client.Development, mentoring and on-going review of performance of the Technical Services Team including graduate engineersProvide financial analysis and implementation of cost reduction initiatives.Production monitoring and liaise with the Operations Team to optimise project deliverablesReview mining schedules, plans and designs as required and monitor progress, manning levels and productivity analysis including budget and costsWeekly and Monthly performance reporting.Management of Quality Assurance and complianceAssists with the preparation of monthly claims and interface with our Client. Key requirements for the successful candidate includes the following:Bachelor’s Degree in Mining EngineeringUnderground Supervisors Certificate of Competency or First Class Mine Managers (FCMM) Certificate of Competency.The ability to influence and engage with operational personnel, with good communication and interpersonal skills.Strong observation and analytical skills that translate to improvements across the maintenance function.Highly experienced with information management system and reporting tools (e.g. Pronto) including valuing the importance of information security. 165000 AUD Nation - Other - Overseas Middle East & Africa Sub-Saharan Africa Ourougué

Technical Services Superintendent

  • Expatriate Position
  • 6 Weeks on | 4 Weeks off
  • West Africa

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 a Technical Services Superintendent to join us in our West African Operations. This role is responsible for assisting Project Managers and Mine Foreman using your strong technical mining experience with a solutions orientated approach, interpret and analyse mining physicals to drive efficiencies and optimise our operation and to integrate with the client technical services department. 

We are looking for an individual with boundless energy, a willingness to learn and a can do attitude towards the role that is responsible for the following:

  • Ensure mining physicals are achieved as per contract and client schedules.
  • Ensure an intimate understanding of the site contract, variations and management plans and ensure that AUMS is compliant with these requirements.
  • Ensure client requirements are met contractually and maintain a robust and favourable relationship with the client.
  • Development, mentoring and on-going review of performance of the Technical Services Team including graduate engineers
  • Provide financial analysis and implementation of cost reduction initiatives.
  • Production monitoring and liaise with the Operations Team to optimise project deliverables
  • Review mining schedules, plans and designs as required and monitor progress, manning levels and productivity analysis including budget and costs
  • Weekly and Monthly performance reporting.
  • Management of Quality Assurance and compliance
  • Assists with the preparation of monthly claims and interface with our Client.

 

Key requirements for the successful candidate includes the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mining Engineering
  • Underground Supervisors Certificate of Competency or First Class Mine Managers (FCMM) Certificate of Competency.
  • The ability to influence and engage with operational personnel, with good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong observation and analytical skills that translate to improvements across the maintenance function.
  • Highly experienced with information management system and reporting tools (e.g. Pronto) including valuing the importance of information security.

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