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Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs, Mine Operations Jobs
Maintenance Jobs, Maintenance Planner Jobs, Mechanical Jobs, Mine Supervisor Jobs, Plant Mining Jobs, Plant Mobile Jobs
Gold, Open pit
Africa, Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal, West Africa
Burkina Faso All, Mali All, Senegal All, West Africa All
Contract Type:
Salary Description:
Expat package 7 weeks on 3 off roster
African Mining Services
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Contract Mining Open Pit Gold 

African Mining Services(AMS) is one of the largest Contract Mining Companies in Africa with established support networks in Africa, Australia and Europe. AMS is a subsidiary of Ausdrill Limited.

We are seeking Expressions of Interest from suitably experienced CAT and Liebherr Excavator Maintenance Supervisors to join our team in West Africa.  A fantastic expatriate opportunity, we seek self-motivated people with the ability to lead the delivery of technical support, build relationships across the business and continue to develop the skills and knowledge in National personnel.

As the Excavator Maintenance Supervisor you will report directly to the Maintenance Superintendent and will ensure that the Excavator Maintenance remains in compliance with the AMS Maintenance Plan by providing technical advice in line with the OEM standard.

Your primary responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

·      Train and Mentor National employees in Excavator maintenance best practices

·      Ensure all excavator maintenance is carried out as per AMS maintenance plan

·      Analysis of information relating to excavator maintenance and productivities

·      Maintaining high level responses to resolve technical issues which improve productivity of the Companies excavator fleet

·      Prepare weekly, monthly, yearly maintenance plans for excavators

To be considered for this role you will demonstrate a successful career history in large scale mining operations including:

·      Trade Certificate in Heavy Duty Equipment

·      Supervisory certificate

·      At least 5 years working experience with CAT and/or Liebherr excavators

·      Knowledge in Open Pit mining techniques

·      Strong Focus on safety- First Aid Certificate regarded

·      High standard of communication skills

·      Patience in training, communicating and monitoring subordinates under your supervision

·      Self-motivated with the ability to manage your own time to produce results

·      Able to think laterally with restrictions associated with working in Africa

·      Experience with working in Africa or an Under-developed country

·      Fluent command of the French language is highly regarded

We will offer a competitive expatriate package comprising of salary, travel, messing, accommodation and insurance on single status. Work rosters will be offered on 7 weeks in Africa, 3 weeks R & R with travel to your point of hire.

Genuine candidates who meet the minimum requirements are encouraged to apply direct to

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