Equipment Inspector

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Job Description

Reporting to the Shift Supervisor – Shovels, you will be responsible for the establishment of preventative and responsive maintenance and development within the maintenance area, to ensure maximum operational performance is achieved in a safe and cost-effective manner while ensuring compliance with relevant procedures, polices, legal requirements and consistent monitoring of systems and processes to achieve optimal shovel maintenance and productivity. Your duties will include but are not limited to the following:

Carrying out regular and detailed heavy duty machine inspections
Creating work orders and work requests in SAP from inspections
Assisting Supervisors in organizing and ordering of parts for corrective works
Assist to define project scopes and objectives from entered defects in the system to ensure work is executable
Make recommendations for continuous improvement of maintenance strategies
Identify opportunities for continuous improvement and work within teams to develop and implement solutions
Preparation and submission of change managements, store stock, chemical requests
Clear communication with accountable planning teams to ensure relevant information is provided
Working with both team members and external customers to meet the planning cycle timelines
Maintain a clean and safe working environment
Perform all duties as requested by Maintenance Supervisor

To be considered for the position, you must meet the following requirements:

Grade 12 certificate
Advanced Certificate in Heavy Equipment Repair or Equivalent from a recognized Institution
Minimum 3 years’ experience in Heavy Earthmoving Equipment maintenance. i.e., Komatsu /Hitachi shovels.
Experience in troubleshooting hydraulic and electronic systems.
Ability to keep records of repairs, time and parts used for the servicing of heavy, special purpose automotive equipment, and to make related reports.
Member of The Engineering Institute of Zambia (EIZ & ERB)
Must have a valid driver’s license of class B or higher.
Good communication skills, self-motivated and innovative

Our mission is to be the world’s most valued gold and copper mining business. We are committed to partnering with our host countries and communities to transform their natural resources into tangible benefits and mutual prosperity.
With operating mines and projects in 18 countries, Barrick’s highly diversified workforce is drawn almost entirely from our host nations and equipped with world-class skills. We set the gold standard in sustainability by embedding environmental, social and economic considerations into all of our business decisions.
The company’s shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol GOLD and on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ABX. Learn more at or follow us on LinkedIn.
The Lumwana copper mine is a conventional open pit (truck and shovel) operation. It’s located about 100 kilometers west of Solwezi in Zambia’s Copperbelt — one of the most prospective copper regions in the world. Lumwana ore, which is predominantly sulfide, is treated through a conventional sulfide flotation plant, producing copper concentrate.

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Job Summary

Kalumbila, Zambia Location
Full Time Job Type
Salary Closes: December 11, 2022

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