Heavy Duty Fitters (9 positions)


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Heavy Duty Fitters (9 positions)

Underground Mining Alliance Ltd

UMA is seeking to employ qualified and experienced persons to fill the following position. These are Obuasi based Fixed Term positions with a competitive work roster at its operations in Obuasi. Remuneration package includes attractive salary and performance-based incentive payments for the right candidates.

The positions will provide you with an excellent opportunity to further develop your career in underground mechanised mining while working alongside experienced industry professionals in a safe, dynamic and outcome focused environment.

Position- Heavy Duty Fitters

Number of vacant Positions – Nine (9)



Key Responsibilities
Driving to the task locations underground and surface.
Inspecting trucks, Bogger, IT , Jumbo, cranes, bulldozers, and other heavy equipment for proper performance.
Diagnosing faults using computerized testing equipment.
Adjusting equipment and replacing faulty parts.
Repairing damaged equipment parts.
Cleaning, lubricating, and conducting routine services on heavy-duty vehicles.
Cleaning and servicing of machine attachments like winches, blades, and side booms.
Performing major repair work when necessary.
Consulting with other mechanics on smaller jobs.
Reporting damaged or faulty equipment to supervisor.

Educational Requirements & Qualifications

Minimum of 3 (Three) years preferably Underground experience in Hard Rock mining in a mechanized mine operating Underground Haulage equipment.
NVTI Part III / diploma or Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized institution.
MINCOM Certification as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic/Fitter will be an added advantage.
Proven work experience as a Diesel or Heavy Equipment Mechanic in a mining environment.
Experience with Sandvik LH517I, LH621, LH517 and LH514 Boggers in tele-remote bogging in underground mining industry is an added advantage.
Must possess a valid Ghanaian driving and operating licenses (C & E Classes) and can drive underground.
Basic understanding of computer testing technologies.
Able to demonstrate an appropriate safety consciousness
A proactive attitude toward safety and hazard identification.
Ability to lift heavy machinery.
Extensive knowledge of diesel engines and mining/construction equipment.
Flexibility and willingness to assist with varied tasks and responsibilities
Ability to work after-hours if required.
Good communication skills.
Demonstrated abilities to work within a team environment with leadership abilities;
Must demonstrate strong work ethics and be able to communicate courteously with co-workers;
Ability to work under pressure and ability to work on shift rotation;

Contact address

How to apply

Apply by email

Job Information

    • Full Time
    • Other Qualification
    • 3 - 5 Years
    • Engineering
    • Ghana
    • Obuasi/Accra
    • 16-April-2021
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