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10 Aug 2020

Electrical Technician at Barrick

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Job Description

Lumwana Mining Company Limited (LMC), a copper mining company owned by Barrick Gold Corporation is situated in the North Western region of Zambia, some 300 km west of the Zambian Copperbelt and 95 km south west of the provincial capital of Solwezi. The mine is a multi-pit, multi staged operation mining approximately 100MT of ore and waste per annum and producing copper concentrates containing an average of 120,000 tonnes of copper metal per year over a twenty (20) year mine life, making Lumwana the largest single open cut copper mine in Africa. The Company is now looking for an experienced and qualified individual to be considered for the position of Electrical Technician.

Role Summary

Reporting to the Supervisor – Electrical, you will be responsible for assisting the Electrical Supervisor in establishment of preventative and responsive Electrical maintenance and development within the process area and across the site, to ensure maximum operational performance is achieved in a safe and cost-effective manner while ensuring compliance with relevant procedures, polices, legal requirements and consent conditions.


  • In cooperation with the Electrical Supervisor, will be responsible for the day to day maintenance of the Electrical distribution system and machinery around the site.
  • Maintain a professional work ethic through effective, honest communication with supervisors, peers, and operations personnel at all times
  • The position will be expected to positively impact and contribute to the performance of the company through leadership and individual activity.
  • Achievement of plant throughput and maintenance targets in the most cost-effective manner within budgets
  • Personally demonstrate a positive attitude towards working safely
  • Experience & Qualifications
  • Craft / Advanced Certificate in Electrical from a recognized Learning Institution.
  • At least 2 years’ experience in the mining Industry and preferably in a Concentrator and Crushing Plant.
  • Experience in the operation and maintenance of overhead lines, VSDs, VFDs, soft starters and high voltage equipment will be a distinctive advantage.
  • Able to quickly adapt to technological changes in High voltage Electrical Maintenance.
  • Ability to show initiative and have good interpersonal skills.
  • Able to pass pre-employment medical.
  • Must have good communication skills in the English language.
  • Able to adapt to safe working practices
  • Must have high voltage authorization by MSD
  • EIZ membership.
  • Valid driving license
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Method of Application

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Closing Date : 10 Sept, 2020


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