Auto Electrician
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Underground Mining Services

Auto Electrician

UMA is seeking to employ qualified and experienced persons to fill the following position. These are Obuasi based Fixed Term Contract position with a competitive work roster at its operation in Obuasi. Remuneration package includes attractive salary and performance-based incentive payments for the right candidate.

The positions will provide you with an excellent opportunity to further develop your career in underground mechanised mining while working alongside experienced industry professionals in a safe, dynamic and outcome focused environment.

Key Responsibilities

Investigate, diagnose and perform trade related maintenance and repair of equipment and machinery according to maintenance requirements
Conduct all preventative, scheduled & breakdown maintenance on underground mobile equipment;
Electrical fault and failure diagnostics as required;
Parts identification and parts ordering;
A high regard for and practice health and safety always.
Attend to defects raised on pre-start reports, breakdown sheets and over-inspection reports
Perform equipment over-inspection on work done by apprentices and operatives where appropriate and provide feedback and guidance as required
Report all defects and breakdowns on equipment and machinery to the Supervisor;
Provide relevant feedback to the supervisor and co-workers regarding equipment performance and conditions
Develop, modify, construct and install related equipment required for the safe operation of all equipment within area of responsibility
Ensure availability of machinery
Identify spares requirements and order according to the mine procedure
Communicate with clients and supervisors to inform on maintenance activities performed and availability of equipment
Adhere to policies and procedures
Perform all functions included in the above duties and responsibilities with due regard to the health, safety and the environment
Willing to work overtime, standby, shifts rotation.
Skills Required
Minimum of 3 (Three) years? previous experience in the auto electrical field in a mechanized mine operating Underground Haulage equipment is essential.
Recognized Auto Electrical Trade Certificate through a recognized apprenticeship or institution or MINCOM Certification.
Underground mining experience will be an added advantage.
A positive & proactive attitude toward safety and hazard identification
A positive work ethic in line with company values.
Must possess a valid Ghanaian driving and operating licenses (C & E Classes) and can drive underground.
Flexibility and willingness to assist with varied tasks and responsibilities.
Must demonstrate strong work ethics and be able to communicate courteously with co-workers.
Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
Ability to work under pressure and have the desire to achieve.
Ability to workday and night rotation
Good verbal and written communication in English
Good hands-on knowledge of electrical and electronic systems.
How To Apply
Selection Process

Eligible candidates will be selected after the interview process and evaluated for suitability in terms of behavioural characteristics, organisational fit, capability to work with the relevant complexity of work and ability to establish and maintain a positive and engaging culture with all stakeholders.

Application Process

When applying, please follow the guidelines below to maximize the success of your application:

Limit your Curriculum Vitae (CV) to four (4) pages
Your CV must include demographic detail, qualifications, work experience and a minimum of two referees
List your most recent positions first.
Include copies of relevant, original certificates and academic records
Applications, together with detailed curriculum vitae and proof of qualifications, should be submitted by the deadline date to with the Position as the Subject Matter before or on on 21st February 2024.

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted, and all applications should be sent via the above stated e-mail address.


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