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OTR Supervisor

Job Field:
Mine Operations Jobs
Maintenance Planner Jobs, Plant Mobile Jobs, Vehicle and Tyre Maintenance Jobs
Africa, Mauritania, West Africa
Mauritania All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
on application
Kinross Gold
Job Ref:

Location: Tasiast, Inchiri region, Mauritania

Based in Mauritania, Kinross Tasiast is set to become one of the great gold finds of our generation. It is the first mine in a highly prospective greenstone belt, located within an extensive gold system that is largely underexplored.

Job Description

The OTR Superintendent is accountable to the Mine Manager for the safe, efficient, accurate and cost effective management of the entire tyre program at Kinross Gold – Tasiast Mine. The incumbent will provide leadership, development, and direction to his subordinate staff that the business objectives of the Company are consistently achieved through the efficient management of the operation.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Ensure all tyre maintenance tasks performed are within the compliance of Kinross safe operating procedures, standard job guidelines and if not, a comprehensive job safety analysis is performed
  2. To monitor the performance of all the tyre maintenance personnel in the shop and field, to execute and supervise of the entire tyre maintenance repairs planned, and unplanned.
  3. Provide the required reports as requested by your supervisor.
  4. Train the tyre maintenance personnel under your supervision to provide a safe, efficient and effective work place. Participate in the technical and performance evaluation of your subordinates, and provide constructive feedback to improve their competency.
  5. Assist in the development of work procedures, Job Safety Analysis (JSA’s), systems and standards that will comply with occupational health and workplace standards to meet Company and national guidelines, policies, and legislation.
  6. Assist in the development of equipment parts lists, consumable lists, stock levels of parts and consumables.
  7. Assist in the tool requirements of the tyre maintenance personnel, tool store and any special tools that may be required.
  8. Manage tyre contractors on site and section repair duties.
  9. Work closely with L&H and Maintenance teams.

Education and Experience


  • Trade Certificate equivalent to a minimum of 5 years in an apprenticeship program for a Tyre Fitter or Mechanic.


  • Minimum of 10 years experience working in Heavy Equipment or Open Cut Mining.
  • Caterpillar Experience: Haul Trucks: 793, 789, and 777, Wheel Loaders: 994, and 992, Wheel Dozers: 854, and 834, Motor Graders: 24M, and 16M.
  • Komatsu Experience: Haul Trucks: HD785.
  • Preferably 5 years minimum supervision or lead hand experience.
  • Overseas tyre maintenance experience.


  • French would be an asset.
  • Computer skills: MS Word, MS Excel, JD Edwards, SOS.

Closing Date 

Applications for this position will close February 25, 2018 at 11:59pm EST 

Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,300 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.

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