Vacancy: Auto Electricians (2 Positions)

Date 06 Apr 2021
Location Obuasi
Job Type Fixed Term

Company Profile

Underground Mining Alliance Ltd. (“UMA”) is a Joint Venture between African Underground Mining Services Limited (AUMS) and Rocksure International carrying out underground development and production works for the AngloGold Ashanti (Obuasi) Mine. 

Job Description

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

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.

Auto Electricians – 2 Positions


Key Responsibilities

  1. Investigate, diagnose and perform trade related maintenance and repair of equipment and machinery according to maintenance requirements

  2. Conduct all preventative, scheduled & breakdown maintenance on underground mobile equipment;

  3. Electrical fault and failure diagnostics as required;

  4. Parts identification and parts ordering;

  5. A high regard for and practice health and safety always.

  6. Attend to defects raised on pre-start reports, breakdown sheets and over-inspection reports

  7. Perform equipment over-inspection on work done by apprentices and operatives where appropriate and provide feedback and guidance as required

  8. Report all defects and breakdowns on equipment and machinery to the Supervisor;

  9. Provide relevant feedback to the supervisor and co-workers regarding equipment performance and conditions

  10. Develop, modify, construct and install related equipment required for the safe operation of all equipment within area of responsibility

  11. Ensure availability of machinery

  12. Identify spares requirements and order according to the  mine procedure

  13. Communicate with clients and supervisors to inform on maintenance activities performed and availability of equipment

  14. Adhere to policies and procedures

  15. Perform all functions included in the above duties and responsibilities with due regard to the health, safety and the environment

  16. Willing to work overtime, standby, shifts rotation.

Required Skills or Experience

  1. Minimum of 3 (Three) years’ previous experience in the auto electrical field in a mechanized mine operating Underground Haulage equipment is essential.

  2. Recognized Auto Electrical Trade Certificate through a recognized apprenticeship or institution or MINCOM Certification will be an added advantage.

  3. Underground mining experience will be an added advantage.

  4. Positive attitude & ability to work independently

  5. A proactive attitude toward safety and hazard identification.

  6. A positive work ethic in line with company values.

  7. Must possess a valid Ghanaian driving and operating licenses (C & E Classes) and can drive underground.

  8. Flexibility and willingness to assist with varied tasks and responsibilities

  9. Must demonstrate strong work ethics and be able to communicate courteously with co-workers.

  10. Ability to work independently with limited supervision.

  11. Ability to work under pressure and have the desire to achieve.

  12. Ability to workday and night rotation

  13. Good verbal and written communication in English

  14. 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 fitness, 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:

  1. Limit your Curriculum Vitae (CV) to four (4) pages

  2. Your CV must include demographic detail, qualifications, work experience and a minimum of two referees

  3. List your most recent positions first.

  4. 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 [email protected] before or on 16th April 2021.

Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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