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Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs, Mine Operations Jobs
Maintenance Jobs, Maintenance Planner Jobs, Plant Mining Jobs, Plant Mobile Jobs
Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Democratic Republic of Congo All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
Job Ref:

(Position is based at the mine site near the town of Fungurume)
Under limited supervision, plan, organize, manage and evaluate assigned tasks, including but not limited to:  reliability, safety, company standards, work quality, best practices and environmental management.  Oversee the long & short term planning and inventory control associated with planned & unplanned Mobile Equipment maintenance at Tenke Fungurume (TFM).  This is a site based position requiring extended periods working at mine site.
  1. Establish tactical and strategic goals, objectives, policies and procedures for mobile equipment maintenance planning for TFM.
  2. Provide technical and strategic support for short and long term mobile maintenance planning.
  3. Provide technical assistance and recommendations to planning & maintenance staff in order to achieve global reliability standards.
  4. Provide oversight of required purchases both inventory and direct charge in order to maintain mobile equipment at site. 
  5. Continuously monitor inventory levels to ensure they match equipment requirements. 
  6. Provides oversight and guidance in adhering to global maintenance standards.
  7. Provides information and resources to site management.
  8. Review Capital Improvement Plans and make recommendations. Evaluate infrastructure, facilities and operating systems for needed maintenance and repair.
  9. Coordinate the activities of consultants and contractors.
  10. Perform other duties as required.


  • Ten (10) years of related operational experience, including supervisory or management experience, OR
  • Equivalent of US High School diploma and seven (7) years of operational experience, including supervisory or management experience, OR
  • Bachelor's degree and three (3) years of related operational experience, including supervisory or management experience
  • Heavy Mobile Equipment Maintenance trade qualifications
  • Working knowledge and understanding of Mobile Equipment maintenance including but not limited to the associated processes, work flow and equipment (Caterpillar preferred)
  • Proficient in planning and executing proper maintenance of Mobile mining equipment
  • Working knowledge and understanding of all equipment maintenance procedures
  • Proficient in MS Office, Word & Excel, and SAP
  • Skill in supervising, evaluating, training and motivating employees
  • Skill in effective communication, both verbal and written
  • Ability to plan, schedule, prioritize, direct and manage a diverse number of operational areas, projects and activities.
  • Ability to develop and maintain awareness of occupational hazards and safety precautions. Skill in following safety practices and recognizing hazards
  • Acts as liaison between maintenance, plant equipment vendors, GSC and associated contractors
  • Acts as direct interface to ensure specifics are met, parts deliveries are tracked, and key communications about maintenance jobs are executed
  • Previous experience in an expat role coaching & mentoring national employees highly regarded
  • Proficient written and verbal skills in English essential
  • 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)

Benefits: Begin first day of employment

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
COSCO is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer

Nearest Major City

Congo, the Democratic Republic of


Superintendent Maintenance – Mobile Equipment Planning – TFM

Primary Location

Congo, The Democratic Republic ofTenke FungurumeFungurume

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