Underground Maintenance Engineer (TMM / Fixed Plant / Crushers / Conveyors / Mechanical / Electrical) – East Africa

Eastern Africa
Posted 5 months ago

Reference No. 382-1205LH

Reference Number: 382-1205LH


Job Description:

Our client is in need of a Maintenance Engineering specialist with expertise in underground trackless machinery and both underground and surface fixed plant to join their team on site in East Africa.



  • Overseeing engineering maintenance for all mobile and fixed plant.
  • Ensuring operational, safety, health, environmental and quality standards, policies and procedures are implemented and adhered to.
  • Ensuring required targets are met for equipment performance and work management.
  • Ensuring effective planning of engineering maintenance work, minimising downtime and breakdowns.
  • Cost control, budgeting and variance analysis reporting.
  • Defect elimination and maintenance strategy adjustments.
  • Hazard identification, incident investigations and reporting.
  • Continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Ensuring maintenance team and contractors working in the underground area have the correct qualifications, competencies and documentation.
  • Providing mentoring, training and performance evaluations for subordinates.
  • Responsible for ensuring effectiveness of the Environmental Management System.


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Mechanical, Electrical or other relevant engineering degree.
  • Professional registration with an accredited engineering body advantageous.
  • 10 years previous experience as a Maintenance Engineer for underground TMM and fixed plant as well as surface plant and equipment.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a managerial or similar level role within engineering maintenance.
  • Well-versed on SAP.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, communication and customer service skills.
  • Able to carry out safety inspections and identify safety hazards.
  • Extensive maintenance planning skills and experience.
  • Experience leading and training multi-cultural, diverse teams.
  • Previous expatriate experience in Africa.


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Fixed term contract with possible renewal.
  • FIFO rotation.


If you wish to apply for the position, please send your CV to llaas@camining.com.


Please visit www.camining.com for more exciting opportunities.


Leanne Laas

Senior Executive Recruitment Consultant

CA Mining


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