Hardware Technician (French)

Full Time Greater Accra Region Redheads Engineering Solutions
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Hardware Technician

Redheads Engineering Solutions are assisting our client in finding a Hardware Technician who is fluent in French

Position Title: Hardware Technician

Department: Mining Services

Unit: Hardware Services

Location: Preferably Accra, Ghana, alternatively Johannesburg RSA

Purpose of Position:

To ensure Mine Operation systems at customer mine sites operate effectively and deliver tangible value to our customer’s mining operations
To provide training, instruction and advice to our customers on the effective use and operation of Mine Operation systems
To repair, install, configure, commission and support electronic, microprocessor-based systems and radio communications equipment including issue identification and resolution for equipment based on our customer mine sites
Major Areas of Responsibility:

Supporting mine operation system products and systems both on-site work within our customer’s mining operations
Identifying problems with mine operation systems/hardware installed at customer mine sites and repairing / replacing / re-configuring equipment as required
Installing, loading software, configuring, commissioning, etc for new systems and for system upgrades
Taking ownership and responsibility for customer issues and problems and seeing them through to resolution wherever possible
Communicating directly with customers and assisting to manage the company’s relationships with our customers.
Representing the company in a helpful, professional and courteous manner at all times
Providing training to operators and other customer personnel in the use and operation of mine operation systems at customer sites
Utilising relationships developed with customers and other contacts to advise sales team of potential issues affecting customers.
Completing Reporting and documentation requirements (e.g. activity reports/site logs, stock tracking, fault and issue logs) in a timely manner
Compliance with Workplace Health and Safety policies and procedures (and those of clients’ sites visited), participation in audits and compliance with instructions given in respect to the health and safety of himself/herself and the safety of others
Other duties as required from time to time
Education and credentials:

Year 12 Senior Certificate or equivalent
Trade certificate or equivalent in Electronics, Industrial Electronics, Instrumentation, Communications,
Manual car drivers licence
Languages: English and French (mandatory)
Demonstrated customer service experience
Demonstrated experience troubleshooting and repairing electronics systems
Demonstrated work experience in on-site installation, system configuration, commissioning, troubleshooting and repair
Background in industrial electronics, radio, television or similar
Substantial demonstrated experience in supporting, diagnosing and troubleshooting diverse and varied environments with a particular focus on electronic/electrical repairs
Critical Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Keen interest in providing a superior level of customer service and support to our clients
Willingness to learn new skills and be trained in the Clients electronic products
Ability to work proactively with minimal supervision
Ability to work effectively in a team environment
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills
Good computing skills (hard/firmware and software loading and management, troubleshooting, administration tasks and email)
Basic knowledge/understanding of LANs, WANs, working with DOS (desirable)

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