Electrician – Low Voltage

Barrick Gold Corporation

Job Description

Lumwana Mining Company seeks to recruit a highly motivated and committed employee for the position of Electrician – Low Voltage to join the versatile Maintenance Team. We are in search of an individual who can champion Barrick’s DNA by:

  • Communicating Honestly, Transparently, and Acting with Integrity
  • Exhibiting a Results-Driven approach
  • Delivering solutions that are Fit for Purpose
  • Dedicating themselves to Building a Sustainable Legacy
  • Taking Responsibility and being Accountable
  • Committing to Zero Harm
  • Cultivating strong and meaningful Partnerships


Reporting to the Shift Supervisor – Shovels, you will improve the reliability and availability of equipment by building assessing and continuously improving the equipment availability. Identify, develop and implement improvement initiatives to increase efficiency and effectiveness of field maintenance and operations processes. Your duties will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Manage the maintenance of all field equipment i.e., Komatsu Shovels etc.
  • Install, Maintain, diagnose faults, and repair electrical wiring.
  • Ability to apply appropriate methodical faulty finding and diagnostic techniques to different equipment and controls systems that includes electronics and electric systems.
  • Replace electrical components.
  • Able to understand and diagnose CAN- Bus systems on electric and diesel shovels
  • Carry out structured routine safety inspections in cooperation with field maintenance Supervisors.
  • Actively promote full cooperation between the maintenance and mining operation.
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improving of maintenance processes and systems.
  • Cooperate with the maintenance planners regarding input schedules and accurate information.
  • Carry out routine and statutory inspections.
  • Perform all duties as requested by Maintenance Supervisor

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

  • Full Grade 12 certificate
  • Diploma or Craft Certificate in Auto Electrical, Electronics, Field instrumentation or Equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Heavy Earthmoving Equipment maintenance. i.e., Komatsu /Hitachi shovels.
  • Able to use equipment schematic diagrams, specifications, standards, and equipment manuals.
  • Must be competent in air conditioning systems for heavy mobile equipment.
  • Experience in large multi pit operations utilizing large scale mining equipment., Komatsu /Hitachi shovels
  • Be physically fit and be able to pass a pre-employment medical examination.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license of class B or higher.
  • Member of Engineering Institute of Zambia.
  • Must have valid silicosis.

What We Can Offer You

  • A comprehensive compensation package including bonuses and site-specific benefits.
  • The ability to make a difference and lasting impact.
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team
  • Opportunities to grow and learn with industry colleagues.
  • Access to a variety of career opportunities across the organisation

Applicants that meet the above stated requirements are invited to submit their CVs to the Job Portal link: http://jobs.barrick.com/.

Barrick has a strong commitment to environmental, health and safety management.

Barrick offers employment opportunities to both qualified women and men.

Women who meet the above qualification are strongly encouraged to apply.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 27 th March 2024. If you are not contacted by HR department within 30 days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful.

‘Be Aware of Fraudsters’

Lumwana Mine does not solicit for payment of any funds towards the recruitment process.

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