Equipment Inspector

Barrick Gold Corporation

Job Description

Lumwana Mining Company seeks to recruit a highly motivated and committed employee for the position of Equipment Inspector 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 Supervisor – Shift, 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 organising 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, CAT and Bell Equipment.
  • 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 Institution of Zambia (EIZ & ERB)
  • Must have a valid driver’s license of class B or higher.
  • Good communication skills, self-motivated and innovative

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:

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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