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Maintenance Superintendent (Rolling Stock / Locomotives / Wagons / Port and Rail) – West Africa

Job Field:
Mine Operations Jobs
Workshop Jobs
West Africa
West Africa All
Contract Type:
Contract / Fixed Term, Expat
Salary Description:
Market Related Salary
CA Mining
Job Ref:

Are you a qualified Maintenance Specialist with experience in rolling stock (wagons and locomotives) used in port operations for the mining industry in Africa?
This could be the opportunity for you!
Our client is seeking an experienced individual to join their team in West Africa.

  • Oversee and direct rolling stock maintenance.
  • Ensure that work is carried out according to safety and quality standards.
  • Ensure equipment is safe for operation and that the highest possible levels of reliability and availability are maintained.
  • Oversee relevant contractors and company employees.
  • Budgeting and cost control.
  • Ensure health, safety, environmental and legal standards are adhered to.
  • Mentor and train subordinates.

Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Trade tested Diesel Mechanic or relevant technical qualification.
  • Training and Assessing qualification advantageous.
  • Management or leadership qualification advantageous.
  • 5 years minimum experience in rolling stock (wagon and locomotive) maintenance.
  • 8 years’ experience in port and rail maintenance relating to mining.
  • 4 years’ previous experience in a Superintendent level position.
  • SAP experience advantageous.
  • Experience with CMMS systems.
  • Experience managing teams as an expatriate in Africa.
  • Experience mentoring and training subordinates of diverse cultural backgrounds.

Contractual information:

  • Single status rotational position.
  • 2 year contract.

Please apply directly or visit our website for more exciting opportunities.


Leanne Laas

Senior Executive Recruitment Consultant

CA Mining: Global Recruitment


If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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