UNDERGROUND MINING EXCELLENCE

Careers at Barminco

Established in 2007, AUMS is a leader in providing a full suite of underground mining contract services to the African mining industry, supported by a safe and performance orientated culture. We believe in investing in the development of our people and back them with state of the art equipment and world’s best practice.Due to expanding scope and new work fronts we are actively seeking experienced Underground Maintenance Trainers (fitters) to join us in our West African Operations. We welcome those with an open mind and the relevant experience to strengthen the team where you will work alongside various degrees of experienced individuals from different cultures and backgroundsThe 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 relevant service sheets.Mentoring, Coaching and Developing National trades personnelUtilise 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 planning  Essential RequirementsA demonstrated passion for safety and a proactive attitude toward ensuring that safety is front of mind for all employees at all times.Experienced in training less qualified tradespeople to a high standard in a high productivity underground contracting mining environment.Strong background working with latest generation SANDVIK, CAT and Atlas underground mobile equipment and associated automation systems.At least 5 years post apprenticeship experience working within the underground mining industry on large mobile equipment.High degree of knowledge and skill in troubleshooting problems on electric hydraulic drilling equipment.Good knowledge of loader and truck maintenance.Competent on Auto Electrics, Hydraulic Circuit Schematics and Diesel engine maintenance.Self-starter who will work with minimal supervision.Excellent service and maintenance approach to the job.International Drivers 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.If you are interested in being a part of a world class operation that has an exciting future then we want to hear from you.  Australia - WA Perth

HD Fitter - Underground

  • West African Location
  • 6 weeks on, 3 weeks off
  • New Project

Established in 2007, AUMS is a leader in providing a full suite of underground mining contract services to the African mining industry, supported by a safe and performance orientated culture. We believe in investing in the development of our people and back them with state of the art equipment and world’s best practice.

Due to expanding scope and new work fronts we are actively seeking experienced Underground Maintenance Trainers (fitters) to join us in our West African Operations. We welcome those with an open mind and the relevant experience to strengthen the team where you will work alongside various degrees of experienced individuals from different cultures and backgrounds

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 relevant service sheets.
  • Mentoring, Coaching and Developing National trades personnel
  • 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 planning  

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.
  • Experienced in training less qualified tradespeople to a high standard in a high productivity underground contracting mining environment.
  • Strong background working with latest generation SANDVIK, CAT and Atlas underground mobile equipment and associated automation systems.
  • At least 5 years post apprenticeship experience working within the underground mining industry on large mobile equipment.
  • High degree of knowledge and skill in troubleshooting problems on electric hydraulic drilling equipment.
  • Good knowledge of loader and truck maintenance.
  • Competent on Auto Electrics, Hydraulic Circuit Schematics and Diesel engine maintenance.
  • Self-starter who will work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent service and maintenance approach to the job.
  • International Drivers 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.

If you are interested in being a part of a world class operation that has an exciting future then we want to hear from you.

 

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