Technical Advisor – Shovels

Barrick Gold Corporation

Job Description

Lumwana Mining Company seeks to recruit highly motivated and committed employees for the position of Technical Advisor – Shovels to join the versatile mining team. We are in search of individuals 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 Coordinator – Mine Training, you will be responsible for coordinating the delivery of all Shovel training requirements across the Lumwana Operations to upskill the shovel operators ensuring they perform their roles in accordance with site, industry standards and Barrick policies and procedures.

Your duties will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Identify training needs for all Shovel operators.
  • Coordinate training delivery on site for all Shovel Operators.
  • Train/assess and work in consultation with a mentor/subject matter expert.
  • Supervise mentors and review training progress at regular intervals.
  • Record accurate details of trainees and the units they have demonstrated competency on.
  • Manage all shovel operator assessment activities.
  • Identify risks in the work area and use of correct controls.
  • Mentor other trainers and ensure effective performance feedback is provided.
  • Identifies opportunities to reduce costs without compromising outcomes.
  • Works with individuals to identify areas for development, understand need for improvement, and set specific and appropriate development goals.
  • Provide the necessary training support to enable all mining operations to perform at an optimum level
  • Work with the Senior Trainers and Crew coordinators to achieve training targets in conjunction with the daily, weekly and monthly mining plans that correspond with the annual production target
  • Participate in the development and promotion of the departmental continuous improvement programs.
  • Development of site-specific training manuals and procedures

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

  • Cert IV Training and assessment (or equivalent)
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in Shovel Trainers role in mining environment
  • Good Communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Previous supervisory experience in a developing mine is highly desirable.

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: .

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