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Barrick Gold Corporation
Industry: Mining
Country: Zambia
City: Lusaka
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  • Posted: 10 June 2015

Lumwana Mining Company Limited (LMC), a copper mining company owned by Barrick Gold Corporation is situated in the North Western region of Zambia, some (...)

Technical Advisor Maintenance job


Zambian Nationals who meet requirements for this position and are resident in Zambia are strongly encouraged to apply
Applicants may be subjected to any of the following: a Security and / or Police Clearance Check; a Competence Assessment, Qualifications, Credit and Reference Checks.



 Responsible for management of work priorities on a daily basis and ensuring that activities are undertaken in accordance with business needs.
• Mentor and lead planners to produce detailed planned work orders and schedules using the Lumwana Pronto CMMS.
• Manage and develop the creation of weekly, equipment overhaul and shutdown schedules through Microsoft Project.
• Participate in or facilitate Reliability Centred Maintenance (RCM) audits and analysis.
• Control information in PM tasks in Pronto as identified through RCM analyses.
• Keep the Maintenance Planning Coordinator informed on progress and specific job problems.
• Control creation and modification of standard job information in Pronto.
• Develop continuous improvement strategies and communicate and apply accordingly.
• Identify opportunities for continuous improving of maintenance processes and systems.
• Develop and maintain the equipment strategies workflow process.
• Achievement of maintenance targets in the most cost effective manner within budget.
• Ensure that all PM activities are fully specified and recorded in Pronto.
• Ensure work orders are sufficiently planned, with resources and steps detailed to the point that a competent artisan can carry out the work.
• Conduct regular audits and onsite inspections of planned work activities to gain efficiency and or operational planning improvement intelligence.
• Provide personal forward work load projections and identify in advance periods of over and or under commitment.
• Participate in RCM reviews and subsequently update information in Pronto tasks.
• Manage the preparation of standard job descriptions for work of a repetitive or complex nature.
• Prepare weekly and monthly maintenance department reports on section activities.
• Assist in the preparation of technical procedures, work instructions, equipment and systems evaluations.


• Diploma/Degree in Mechanical Engineering. • Certified applicable Technical Certificate. • Minimum (10) years maintenance and engineering experience in the mining industry. • Experience in large multi pit operations utilising large scale mining equipment.. • Able to clearly demonstrate the aptitude to drive a light vehicle and hold a current Zambian drivers licence or be able to obtain one. • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills in English. • Member of a relevant Engineering body

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    Zambia - Lusaka

Required Skills

  • Construction Engineering