Underground HV Electrician


African Underground Mining Services (AUMS) is an international leader in mechanised hard rock underground mining. AUMS is part of Perenti (Formerly the Ausdrill Group), an ASX 200 com­pany and Australia’s second largest integrated mining services provider. We are a global leader in hard rock underground min­ing; together with Barminco we operate across Africa in Tanzania, Egypt, Ghana, Botswana and Burkina Faso and in Australia and Canada. We are driven by the continued success at our opera­tions and exceeding our client’s expectations – both in terms of safety and performance.

The collective talent and expertise of our workforce is the key to our success, and we are looking for talented people to join our business. We seek to build teams who are loyal, committed to our company values and dedicated to helping our clients.

In return, we provide state of the art facilities, equipment and technology. We look forward to receiving your application for the following positions. 

Underground HV Electrician

Geita Gold Mine, Geita

Position purpose:

This position is responsible for all preventative, scheduled and breakdown maintenance on all of the mines HV activities as guid­ed by your immediate supervisor and trainer.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • A strong Safety focus and ability to ensure a safe work­place through daily inspections and rectification of haz­ards.
  • Complies with all company policies and procedures that are displayed and amended from time to time.
  • Takes reasonable care for their own safety and that of oth­er persons who may be affected by their acts.
  • Performs pre-start checks and SWICs.
  • Ensuring inspections and maintenance is carried out on all equipment before use.
  • Ensures that all tools are serviceable and safe.
  • Must Work to minimise equipment downtime and maxi­mise productivity.
  • Liaises with the underground shift supervisor to:
  • Ensure all work is done in a safe and efficient manner;
  • Advise when items of equipment are out of service and when they can be returned to service.
  • Carries out schedule electrical servicing and repairs in a safe manner.
  • Carries out all repairs in accordance with AUMS proce­dures.
  • Completes all service sheets and documents additional repairs completed during servicing.
  • Planning and Installation of 11KV/1000v high voltage elec­trical systems for underground applications.
  • Install and maintain mine communications systems. (Leeky feeder)
  • Install and maintain mine primary and secondary ventila­tion systems.
  • Maintain l-kon firing lines.
  • Maintain mine dewatering systems including Flygt and Stalker pump rebuilds.
  • Maintains a high level of housekeeping in the working ar­eas at all times.
  • Read and interpret Service and Spare parts manuals.
  • Advise immediate supervisor of parts used and any addi­tional part requirements.
  • Report all faults to the Supervisor ASAP.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum 7 years Underground Mining experience in hard rock mechanised mine
  • Must have exposure to Sandvik Drill Equipment Jumbo, Solo,Q-Bex
  • HV Switching ticket.
  • Strong background working in underground mining.
  • Able to operate all types of hand tools.
  • Understanding maintenance procedures.
  • Ability to read schematics.
  • Excellent service and maintenance approach to the job.
  • Willingness to learn and gain further experience with ev­erything HV.
  • Positive attitude to labor-intensive duties.
  • Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to work auton­omously.
  • Familiarity with Pronto XI Maintenance Management Pro­gram.
  • Must have valid Tanzanian Driver’s License
  • Basic First Aid Knowledge
  • Recognized trade qualification as an Electrician.
  • Above-average numeracy and verbal/written English

If you have the necessary skills, drive, and experience to be an asset to AUMS Operations Team, we welcome your interest and encourage you to apply.

Only applications with a current Resume attached will be con­sidered for employment.

Application letters should reach the above on or before 11th December 2020,18hr00.

BEWARE OF CONMEN! AUMS(T)Limited does not receive money in exchange for a job position. Should you be asked for money in exchange for a job offer or suspect such activity, please report this immediately by calling +255 682 660 124 or+255 682 660 256 or+255 682 660 893.

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