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TECHNICAL COORDINATOR, MINE MAINTENANCE - TFM

(Position is based in the town of Fungurume)
Provides technical expertise, guidance and advice to operational and/or maintenance Supervisors to resolve complex operational issues at assigned site.
  • Acts as technical expert in a specific area of operations at assigned site
  • Provides technical expertise to resolve major maintenance problems
  • Is generally the highest level technical position for this area at assigned site 
  • Will have broad and deep background, knowledge and understanding of a specific process and associated equipment
  • Monitors maintenance schedules and reviews historical maintenance records for plant and equipment, to help identify potential and existing problems
  • Having identified a problem, determines the root cause and recommends what action should be taken to resolve and/or prevent maintenance issues occurring (or re-occurring)
  • Leads project teams working on identified maintenance problems; team members may be internal or external (vendors or contractors)
  • Serves as technical expert on complex maintenance planning
  • Collaborates with Planners and others involved in the planning of production shut-downs
  • Keeps abreast of technological improvements in field of expertise and how these impact operations at assigned site
  • Conducts regular training, in area of technical expertise, for staff in operations, maintenance, etc. at assigned site, ensuring employees remain up-to-date with technological advances and how they impact operations at site
  • Generates ad hoc reports and analysis for site management
  • May represent the site on company-sponsored steering teams
  • Actively participates in site safety processes, and in collaboration with site management, helps to incorporate safe working practices in the day-to-day activities of all operations and maintenance staff
  • Performs other duties as required

Qualifications

  • High School diploma or GED and seven (7) years of experience in a mining or manufacturing environment within maintenance and/or operations,including Project Management experience
  • Knowledge of site processes, equipment and infrastructure
  • Knowledge of comprehensive preventative maintenance on assigned equipment
  • Skilled in planning, prioritizing, and scheduling the maintenance of plant, vehicles, and equipment
  • Skill in utilizing computer databases to research, maintain, and update records and files
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions
  • Skilled in following safety practices and recognizing hazards
Preferred Qualifications
  • Trade certificate in Heavy Mobile Equipment Maintenance or similar
Criteria/Conditions
  • Position involves work to be predominantly executed in rural areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Resources can be limited, so the candidate must be a self-starter, have good personal organization skills for managing activities across multiple sites and in challenging circumstances
  • Work is in a mine or manufacturing plant setting, which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, toxic chemicals, explosives, fumes or airborne particles
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs and ladders, work on elevated platforms, talk, hear and see
  • Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy objects up to thirty (30) pounds during the course of the workday
  • Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing or plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required
  • Copper Overseas Service Company ("COSCO") promotes a drug/ alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as per applicable Company Standards
COSCO has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs include tasks or duties that could affect the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others. Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:
  • Positions within COSCO which are held by employees who receive Safety Training; or
  • Positions within COSCO which are held by employees who operate equipment or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing their COSCO job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel)
COSCO is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer
 
Benefits: Begin first day of employment

Nearest Major City

Congo, the Democratic Republic of

Job

Technical Coordinator, Mine Maintenance - TFM

Primary Location

Congo, The Democratic Republic ofTenke FungurumeFungurume

Requisition ID

1700259

Closing Date:
03/03/2017

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