UNDERGROUND MINING EXCELLENCE

Careers at Barminco

About Barminco: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; 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 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, with a vision to be the world’s leading hard rock underground mining services provider.The collective capability of our people is critical to our success and we are looking for talented people who share our values and are as committed to creating value for our clients as we are.The Opportunity:Reporting to the Project Manager and with strong functional relationships with the Site Safety and Operations Team, we have several permanent opportunities for an extensively experienced and professional Maintenance Superintendent. This site-based opportunity will work a family-friendly 8/6 roster, working within the mobile maintenance department, overseeing both the long term and day to day maintenance requirements and partnering with Project Management to provide leadership to successfully deliver maintenance activities for the site operations team.Your role will identify improvement initiatives and champion ongoing development of Barminco’s strong safety culture and high-performance objectives.Duties and Responsibilities:You will be responsible for:Developing and maintaining a positive safety, quality and performance culture within the maintenance department consistent with the purpose, ambition and core values of Barminco.Providing clear leadership and standards across the Maintenance department through visual leadership behaviors, clear communication to crew leaders and work teams.The Maintenance Department performance including safety, quality and equipment performance against Barminco standards.Ensuring that required capability, processes and strong support are in place to enable completion of high-quality incident investigations, to identify and prevent recurrence of incidents and improve safety leadership and culture within the maintenance department at the mine site.Providing direction and leadership to the site leadership team including the Maintenance Foreman, Maintenance Planners and leading hands (or any combination of roles in the maintenance leadership team for the project).Utilising Barminco management systems and tools to monitor and manage performance measures to ensure that equipment performance meets or exceeds expectations of the client and Barminco.Identify, develop, implement, and monitor action plans to ensure that expectations and performance measures are met or exceeded in cases where performance variance occurs.Identify and escalate issues to Barminco senior leadership where they cannot be effectively managed at site or where further support is required.Contribute to the development and continuous improvement of Barminco maintenance management systems in line with our ambition to become the world’s leading underground hard rock mining service provider.Be the designated Barminco company representative for all maintenance related issues at a site level, including equipment availability, safety performance, people management and costs.Ensuring that all maintenance department and equipment information, data and correspondence is managed professionally, effectively and in accordance with Barminco management systems.Providing leadership and career development support for employees who report to the site maintenance department leadership.Providing support to the Maintenance Leadership Team and fellow Maintenance Superintendent’s through effective sharing of knowledge, information, data and resources as and when appropriate.Work closely with central support teams (safety and people, asset management, supply, technology and innovation, information technology) in developing and implementing programs to deliver safety, cost, quality and efficiency improvements to the project and to Barminco.Providing timely and accurate Maintenance reporting and Forecast budget spend.Skills, Experience & Attributes:Extensive experience working as a Maintenance Superintendent with in an underground mining environment and involvement with earthmoving machinery including makes such as CAT and SandvikAustralian Recognised Heavy-Duty Mechanical OR Auto Electrical Trade CertificateAbility to FIFO from PerthC' Class Drivers Licence.Commitment to safetyStrong credibility in working with and influencing a front line operational workforceDemonstrated capability in a progressive leadership role – moving beyond a compliance focus to leadership, effective safety systems and personal behavioursAbility to act as a key focal point / subject matter expertStrong understanding and capability in safety culture and leadership concepts and practical application of risk assessment; hazard identification and controls; and incident management and investigationProficient in the MS Office suiteYour proactive attitude to safety, diligent approach and strong work ethic, will see you become a highly valued member of Barminco’s Onsite Maintenance Team.If you have the outlined skills, drive and experience to be an asset to Barminco, we welcome your interest and encourage you to apply. Australia - WA Kalgoorlie, Goldfields & Esperance

Maintenance Superintendent

  • Exciting Leadership Opportunity
  • Underground Mining Services Provider
  • Permanent Position - FIFO from Perth on 8/6 Roster

About Barminco:

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; 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 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, with a vision to be the world’s leading hard rock underground mining services provider.

The collective capability of our people is critical to our success and we are looking for talented people who share our values and are as committed to creating value for our clients as we are.

The Opportunity:

Reporting to the Project Manager and with strong functional relationships with the Site Safety and Operations Team, we have several permanent opportunities for an extensively experienced and professional Maintenance Superintendent. 

This site-based opportunity will work a family-friendly 8/6 roster, working within the mobile maintenance department, overseeing both the long term and day to day maintenance requirements and partnering with Project Management to provide leadership to successfully deliver maintenance activities for the site operations team.

Your role will identify improvement initiatives and champion ongoing development of Barminco’s strong safety culture and high-performance objectives.

Duties and Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for:

  • Developing and maintaining a positive safety, quality and performance culture within the maintenance department consistent with the purpose, ambition and core values of Barminco.
  • Providing clear leadership and standards across the Maintenance department through visual leadership behaviors, clear communication to crew leaders and work teams.
  • The Maintenance Department performance including safety, quality and equipment performance against Barminco standards.
  • Ensuring that required capability, processes and strong support are in place to enable completion of high-quality incident investigations, to identify and prevent recurrence of incidents and improve safety leadership and culture within the maintenance department at the mine site.
  • Providing direction and leadership to the site leadership team including the Maintenance Foreman, Maintenance Planners and leading hands (or any combination of roles in the maintenance leadership team for the project).
  • Utilising Barminco management systems and tools to monitor and manage performance measures to ensure that equipment performance meets or exceeds expectations of the client and Barminco.
  • Identify, develop, implement, and monitor action plans to ensure that expectations and performance measures are met or exceeded in cases where performance variance occurs.
  • Identify and escalate issues to Barminco senior leadership where they cannot be effectively managed at site or where further support is required.
  • Contribute to the development and continuous improvement of Barminco maintenance management systems in line with our ambition to become the world’s leading underground hard rock mining service provider.
  • Be the designated Barminco company representative for all maintenance related issues at a site level, including equipment availability, safety performance, people management and costs.
  • Ensuring that all maintenance department and equipment information, data and correspondence is managed professionally, effectively and in accordance with Barminco management systems.
  • Providing leadership and career development support for employees who report to the site maintenance department leadership.
  • Providing support to the Maintenance Leadership Team and fellow Maintenance Superintendent’s through effective sharing of knowledge, information, data and resources as and when appropriate.
  • Work closely with central support teams (safety and people, asset management, supply, technology and innovation, information technology) in developing and implementing programs to deliver safety, cost, quality and efficiency improvements to the project and to Barminco.
  • Providing timely and accurate Maintenance reporting and Forecast budget spend.

Skills, Experience & Attributes:

  • Extensive experience working as a Maintenance Superintendent with in an underground mining environment and involvement with earthmoving machinery including makes such as CAT and Sandvik
  • Australian Recognised Heavy-Duty Mechanical OR Auto Electrical Trade Certificate
  • Ability to FIFO from Perth
  • C' Class Drivers Licence.
  • Commitment to safety
  • Strong credibility in working with and influencing a front line operational workforce
  • Demonstrated capability in a progressive leadership role – moving beyond a compliance focus to leadership, effective safety systems and personal behaviours
  • Ability to act as a key focal point / subject matter expert
  • Strong understanding and capability in safety culture and leadership concepts and practical application of risk assessment; hazard identification and controls; and incident management and investigation
  • Proficient in the MS Office suite

Your proactive attitude to safety, diligent approach and strong work ethic, will see you become a highly valued member of Barminco’s Onsite Maintenance Team.

If you have the outlined skills, drive and experience to be an asset to Barminco, we welcome your interest and encourage you to apply.

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