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 an expansion within the group across our African Operations, we are actively seeking highly experienced Underground Maintenance Foreman, HD Fitters and Auto Electricians to join us on a permanent basis. FIFO Ex- Any Capital City.Maintenance Foreman Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:Initiate immediate remedial action on equipment breakdown and parts ordering if applicableLiaise with the Leading Hand & Maintenance Planner on a daily basis to ensure effective and efficient scheduleEnsure Statutory Inspections are maintained and recorded as per AUMS's procedureEffectively manage the execution of planned work orders to reflect the forecast maintenance planned scheduleReview the maintenance KPI’s and maintenance history to identify equipment specific issuesMonitoring of costing and expenditure in accordance with the budgetActive involvement in safety initiatives including participation in maintenance related incident and accident investigations, risk assessments and JSA useProvide mentoring and support to National workforce and ensure effective implementation of AUMS training program for these employeesMaintenance Foreman Minimum Requirements:Highly experienced in all areas of maintenance of underground mobile equipment, with up to date knowledge of late generation large Sandvik, CAT and Atlas underground mobile equipment and associated automation systems.Thorough knowledge of underground mining maintenance methods, operations and procedures.Good communication, management & planning skills with ability to monitor expenditure in accordance with budgets.Current Mechanical or relevant Trade CertificateExposure to the PRONTO (or similar) plant maintenance and costing system and exposure to report writer.HD Fitter / Auto Electrician Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following: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 HD Fitter / Auto Electrician Minimum Requirements: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.The emphasis of these roles is to ensure the local workers are developing their skills and knowledge by way of sharing your experience and being a role model.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. Nation - Other - Overseas Middle East & Africa Middle East & North Africa

International Maintenance Opportunities

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 an expansion within the group across our African Operations, we are actively seeking highly experienced Underground Maintenance Foreman, HD Fitters and Auto Electricians to join us on a permanent basis. FIFO Ex- Any Capital City.

Maintenance Foreman Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • Initiate immediate remedial action on equipment breakdown and parts ordering if applicable
  • Liaise with the Leading Hand & Maintenance Planner on a daily basis to ensure effective and efficient schedule
  • Ensure Statutory Inspections are maintained and recorded as per AUMS's procedure
  • Effectively manage the execution of planned work orders to reflect the forecast maintenance planned schedule
  • Review the maintenance KPI’s and maintenance history to identify equipment specific issues
  • Monitoring of costing and expenditure in accordance with the budget
  • Active involvement in safety initiatives including participation in maintenance related incident and accident investigations, risk assessments and JSA use
  • Provide mentoring and support to National workforce and ensure effective implementation of AUMS training program for these employees

Maintenance Foreman Minimum Requirements:

  • Highly experienced in all areas of maintenance of underground mobile equipment, with up to date knowledge of late generation large Sandvik, CAT and Atlas underground mobile equipment and associated automation systems.
  • Thorough knowledge of underground mining maintenance methods, operations and procedures.
  • Good communication, management & planning skills with ability to monitor expenditure in accordance with budgets.
  • Current Mechanical or relevant Trade Certificate
  • Exposure to the PRONTO (or similar) plant maintenance and costing system and exposure to report writer.

HD Fitter / Auto Electrician Duties and Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

  • 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

 HD Fitter / Auto Electrician Minimum Requirements:

  • 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.

The emphasis of these roles is to ensure the local workers are developing their skills and knowledge by way of sharing your experience and being a role model.

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.

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