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Barrick Gold Corporation
Industry: Mining
Country: Zambia
City: Lusaka
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  • Posted: 27 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 (...)



Reporting to the Process Plant Manager, you will be responsible to continuously improve all aspects of process electrical equipment reliability and availability by building, assessing and continuously improving electrical department capability to ensure that process department production and expenditure plans are achieved or exceeded. Your duties will include but are not limited to the following:



Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent with demonstrated workplace maintenance and supervisory experience
Frontline management and workplace Training and Assessment qualifications will be well regarded
10 years or more experience in an electrical maintenance environment, preferably in mining/minerals processing
Sound skills in process automation and instrumentation. Familiarity with Siemens GMD, Siemens drives, PCS 7 process automation and HMI interfaces will be well regarded.
Strong technical skills
Good knowledge of predictive maintenance methodologies
Must have excellent written and oral communication skills in English and show a commitment to understand local culture and impart your mining operations and technical knowledge to the local Zambian mine operations personnel
Good computer skills with the ability to use integrated management systems, word processing, presentation and spreadsheet applications


Ensure training, coaching and development of electrical maintenance workforce in all aspects of day to day electrical maintenance (electrical, instrumentation, automation and transmission) of the processing plant with attention to implementation of succession plan. Manage the electrical maintenance of all process plant and equipment and infrastructure. Carry out structured routine safety inspections in cooperation with maintenance coordinators. Actively promote full cooperation between the electrical and mechanical maintenance, process operations, metallurgy and training teams. Take full responsibility and accountability for performance of the electrical team. Prepare and control cost budgets for electrical teams. Prepare maintenance plans and cost budgets for electrical maintenance. Develop continuous improvement strategies and communicate and apply accordingly. Identify opportunities for continuous improvement of electrical maintenance processes and systems. Measure and monitor condition of equipment and report overall equipment and infrastructure performance. Cooperate with the maintenance planners regarding input schedules and accurate information Ensure appropriate facilities, procedures and workforce competence to achieve legal compliance, incident prevention and the achievement of tasks in an environmentally sustainable manner Promote and comply with the LMC Occupational Health & Safety Policy. Develop, implement and maintain safe work procedures and promote high safety and health awareness.

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