10 Jul 2024

Full Time FTC Superintendent Mobile Equipment – Rossing Uranium

ROSSING URANIUM – Posted by o4na@ Swakopmund

Job Description


As pioneers in mining, we produce materials essential to human progress. Our talented workforce uses industry-leading mining processes and technology to ensure our operations are safe, low cost and efficient. We have an opportunity available:


An exciting opportunity exists for a Superintendent Mobile Equipment Maintenance on a fixed term contract in the Mining Asset Management department, reporting to the Manager Mining Asset Management. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing, organising and controlling maintenance of the Haultrucks and Support Equipment to ensure that engineering standards are achieved in a safe, efficient and cost effective manner as per the annually approved mine plan and in accordance to statutory requirements and RUL.


Key Performance Areas:

  • Maintaining HSE standards;
  • Supervising and ensuring that all subordinates complete their tasks according to set plans, defining clear priorities to ensuring production continuity;
  • Ensuring that all maintenance/replacements are in line with the Mine’s production plan;
  • Designing, and redesigning equipment, machinery, tooling, and processes to ensure meeting customer requirements;
  • Ensuring effective maintenance of equipment that ensures meeting set availability targets;
  • Monitoring implementation of corrective measures through an audit process and proposing further remedial steps where necessary;
  • Recommending alternative measures to continuously reduce costs of maintenance;
  • Recommending improvements to processes and discussing these with other foremen involved in the process.

Requirements and experience:

  • Grade 12 plus a recognized B Sc/B Engineering degree or B Tech degree in Mechanical, Mechatronics, Electrical, or Electronic engineering (NQF level 7/8); OR A recognized National Diploma in Mechanical, Mechatronics, Electrical or Electronic engineering (NQF Level 6)
  • For a candidate with a bachelor’s degree: Minimum five (5) years working experience as an Engineer or on an equivalent level role in mining asset management/HME maintenance environment of which three (3) years should have been in a supervisory/leadership position;
  • For a candidate with a National Diploma: Minimum ten (10) years working experience as an Engineer or on an equivalent level role in mining asset management/HME maintenance environment of which five (5) years should have been in a supervisory/leadership position;
  • Registration as a Professional or Incorporated Engineer would be an added advantage;
  • SAP system training and Asset Management and maintenance principles and practices is an added advantage;
  • Valid code B driver’s licence.

Required Competencies and Skills

  • Engineering review, decision making & analysis;
  • Engineering Design and Analysis – Identifies, develops, and analyzes engineering designs and/or specifications; plans and modifies methods;
  • Program/Project Management: Ability to coordinate and administer projects within their area of responsibility;
  • High level of technical knowledge of mining production equipment to be able to implement maintenance systems;
  • Good computer skills especially AutoCAD, Excel, Microsoft Office, MS Projects, and SAP.


How to Apply


The company ONLY accept application via their career portal. Interested candidates can apply via the link below:

Apply online via: Rossing Uranium Career Portal  

Closing Date: 19 July 2024

  - Preference is given to candidates from designated groups in line with Company policy on employment equity - Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Job Categories: Engineering Jobs. Job Types: Full Time.


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