UNDERGROUND MINING EXCELLENCE

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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 expansion in our African Operations, we are actively seeking Expressions of Interest for highly experienced Maintenance Foreman.The emphasis of the role is to provide supervision, oversight and a safe working environment to on-site maintenance personnel, ensuring planned maintenance and servicing of site mobile equipment is carried out efficiently and safely using sound judgement to meet the objective of maximising production capability. You will require boundless energy, resilience, determination and a genuine interest in working with people from different cultures.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 employeesMinimum Requirements:Extensive experience in all areas of maintenance of underground mobile equipment in a high productivity underground mining contract environment.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.Proven experience managing and training a team of maintenance personnel to high standards.International drivers licence. 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

Underground Maintenance Foreman

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 expansion in our African Operations, we are actively seeking Expressions of Interest for highly experienced Maintenance Foreman.

The emphasis of the role is to provide supervision, oversight and a safe working environment to on-site maintenance personnel, ensuring planned maintenance and servicing of site mobile equipment is carried out efficiently and safely using sound judgement to meet the objective of maximising production capability. You will require boundless energy, resilience, determination and a genuine interest in working with people from different cultures.

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

Minimum Requirements:

  • Extensive experience in all areas of maintenance of underground mobile equipment in a high productivity underground mining contract environment.
  • 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.
  • Proven experience managing and training a team of maintenance personnel to high standards.
  • International drivers licence. 

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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