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Barrick Lumwana Mining Company Ltd (LMC). The Company is now looking for an experienced and qualified individual to be considered for the position of Technical Advisor:


  • Reporting to the Truck/Shovel/Ancillary Superintendent, with a high focus on safety, your role will be to improve the reliability and availability of the Mobile equipment fleet by assessing the maintenance plan and team effectiveness
  • Maintain safe work procedures and promote high safety and health awareness. Promote and comply with the LMC Occupational Health & Safety Policy
  • Assist in monitoring and report on the condition of equipment
  • Carry out planned machine and statutory inspections
  • Assess and coach competency skills attainment
  • Assist to identify continuous improvement opportunities
  • Assist to measure and report overall maintenance performance
  • Actively promote full cooperation between the maintenance and mining operations
  • Assist to prepare and control cost budgets for mobile maintenance teams
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement of the maintenance processes and systems
  • Cooperate with the maintenance planners regarding input schedules and accurate information
  • Ensure the development of up to date job procedures for all tasks performed within the function
  • Accountable for completion of all tasks identified in the Management Operating System Elements to the specified quality and timelines as assigned to this role
  • Experienced in managing and development of weekly, equipment overhaul and shutdown schedules through Microsoft Project
  • Experience in large multi pit operations utilising large scale mining mobile (Dump trucks) equipment such as Komastu, and Caterpillar
  • Experience in large multi pit operations utilising large scale mining mobile (Loading Units) equipment such as Excavator, and Shovels
  • Experience in large multi pit operations utilising large scale mining mobile (Ancillary) equipment such as Loaders 993 & 994, Graders H&M series and Dozers DT10s
  • Development and maintaining of the equipment strategies workflow process on mobile equipment
  • Experience in Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM) audits and analysis
  • Experience in budgeting process and cost controls for maintenance department
  • Good computer skills with the ability to use integrated management systems, word processing, presentation and spreadsheet applications
  • Coaching and mentoring of subordinates through Barrick Competency Based Employee Development (BCBED)
  • Assessing employees in structured skills assessment process such as Employee Training Assessment Management System ( ETAMS)
  • Offer support to supervisor positions so to be able to assess work place efficiencies and provide guidance to workplace supervisors
  • Generate report on machine availability through the use of a recognized CMMS preferably Pronto


  • Advanced Trades Qualification and hands on experience on the equipment
  • Ten (10) years maintenance planning and engineering experience in the mining industry
  • Conversant with Hitachi 4500 Trucks and Siemens Drive System on electrical trucks
  • Be physically fit and be able to pass a pre-employment medical examination
  • Conversant with electrical or mechanical side of the dump trucks
  • Having worked on trolley assist system for Hitachi 4500 dump trucks, Conversant with electrical or mechanical side of Shovels/ Excavators
  • Conversant with Hitachi mobile equipment and Siemens Drive System on electrical Shovels
  • Conversant with electrical or mechanical side of ancillary equipment
  • Must have a current driver’s licence
  • Member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia

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