Reports to the Mine Maintenance Superintendent
The Mine Maintenance Technical Coordinator – Welding & Fabrication will provide oversight technical and supervisory assistance in the Welding/Fabrication workshop, Main workshops & Field as required to assist the Manager, Superintendent & General Supervisor – Welding/Fabrication, to ensure the safety of the workforce in the first instance. The incumbent will be accountable for developing and implementing world class welding & fabrication strategies and procedures to ensure that the TFM mining equipment fleet is maintained at a high level of availability and safety standards. Essential Functions
- Align and develop work schedules that are consistent with the monthly maintenance plans, ensuring achievement of agreed minimum targets.
- Give directions on and coordinate the activities of employees engaged in the production or processing of welded components/ parts/ equipment, such as inspection, machine setting, and fabrication.
- Read, analyze, and interpret charts/plans, work orders, specifications, other relevant records and reports.
- Inspect the materials, products, or equipment to detect defects or malfunctions.
- Take necessary actions to ensure the timely and cost‐effective repair and fabrication of components/equipment are achieved.
- Control welding and fabrication activities to achieve quality, safety, company performance and financial goals.
- Assist in administering the record of the work‐in‐progress activities for the welding and fabrication workshop.
- Supervise the welding and fabrication of components/ equipment, conduct daily safety and technical inspections and ensure compliance with TFM’s policies and procedures.
- Control and coordinate the efficient and effective usage of resources (people, tooling and equipment) to meet work targets as outlined in the work schedule.
- Control all parts/ consumables requisitioning, disposal of unusable parts/ consumables, and classification of reclaimable and reusable parts/ consumables in relation to repairs and fabrication, and ensure compliance with all aspect of the company’s maintenance information system.
- Control the effective usage of tooling including repairs and replacement.
- Conduct Root Cause Analysis (RCA)/ ICAM investigations when required.
- Be involved in and conduct regular tool box meetings and safety talks to ensure that employees’ fitness to work, work coordination, and safety and environment principles are put into daily practice.
- Promote and apply “Constant improvement” methods to the fleet welding & fabrication processes.
- Identify & communicate to management programs that advance the welding teams knowledge and skills.
- Oversee all workshop & in‐field repairs with national tradespeople.
- Performs other duties as required
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Competencies
- Ethical Conduct
- Financial Management
- Technical Capacity
- Business Acumen
- Communication Proficiency
- Problem Solving/Analysis
- Strategic Thinking
This position has supervisory responsibilities. Work Environment
Position involves work to be predominantly executed in rural areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Resources can be limited, so the candidate must be a self-starter, have good personal organization skills for managing activities across multiple sites and in challenging circumstances
Work is in a mine or processing plant setting, which may include exposure to extremes in temperature and humidity, moving mechanical parts, risk of electrical shock, toxic chemicals, explosives, fumes or airborne particles
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, demonstrate manual dexterity, climb stairs and ladders, work on elevated platforms, talk, hear and see
Occasionally may be required to lift moderately heavy objects up to thirty (30) pounds during the course of the workday
Personal protective equipment is required when performing work in a mine, outdoor, manufacturing or plant environment, including hard hat, hearing protection, safety glasses, safety footwear, and as needed, respirator, rubber steel-toe boots, protective clothing, gloves and any other protective equipment as required
CMOC Overseas Recruiting Ltd ("CORe") promotes a drug/ alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing and on-going random drug testing as per applicable Company Standards
CORE has reviewed the jobs at its various office and operating sites and determined that many of these jobs include tasks or duties that could affect the safety or health of the employees performing these tasks or others. Accordingly, the Company has designated the following positions as safety-sensitive:
Positions within CORe which are held by employees who receive Safety Training; or
Positions within CORe which are held by employees who operate equipment or motor vehicles in furtherance of performing their CORe job duties, including operating motor vehicles while on Company business or travel (for this purpose “motor vehicles” includes Company owned or leased motor vehicles and personal motor vehicles used by employees in furtherance of Company business or while on Company travel).