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Tyre Fitter /Monteur Pneus

Job Field:
Mine Operations Jobs
Mechanical 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

Job Description

The tyre fitter is responsible for the inspection, monitoring, changing and maintaining of OTR (Off The Road) tires and rims. They will also be required to perform minor repairs to light and medium vehicle tyres as well as change and balance new tyres. The incumbent will provide the practical experience and technical knowledge to maintain the mobile equipment fleet so that the business objectives of the company are consistently achieved through the efficient management of the operation.

Job Responsibilities

Includes but not limited to:

  • Perform all tyre maintenance tasks within the compliance of Kinross safe operating procedures, standard job guidelines.
  • Repair tyres in accordance with the Technical Standards and Work Instructions.
  • To maintain the mobile equipment as assigned by management in the shop and field, to execute all the maintenance repairs planned, and unplanned.
  • Provide the required reports as requested by the supervisor.
  • Identifying and interpreting tyre and report on failures and damages

Education and Experience

  • Trade Certificate in an apprenticeship program for a tyre fitter
  • Relevant mechanical trades
  • Minimum 1 year’ experience working in Heavy Equipment or Open Cut Mining as a tyre fitter is an asset
  • Caterpillar Experience: Haul Trucks: 793, Wheel Loaders: 994, 854, and 834, Motor Graders: 24M, and 16M as well as Komatsu 785 and 465.
  • Off Highway tyre mounting, dismounting, assembly, disassembly, and repair knowledge.
  • Read and write French or Arabic, English will be an asset.
  • Valid Driving License


  • Dynamic, organized, sense of duty.
  • Ability to work in difficult weather conditions.
  • Attentive
  • Willing to learn new skills
  • Good Physical conditions and Ability to carry 30 to 50 Kg
  • Ability to follow procedures

Language Requirements



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