Reliability Engineer



Lumwana Mining Company seeks to recruit a highly committed employee for the position of Reliability Engineer to join the versatile Planning and Reliability team within Maintenance Department.

Reporting to the Coordinator – Planning & Reliability, you will be responsible for supporting operations in maximizing the utilization, reliability and cost effectiveness of the mining fleet whilst ensuring compliance with relevant procedure, policies, legal requirements, and consent conditions.  Your duties will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Develop whole of life equipment strategies that utilize RCM processes that meet legislative, OEM and Company requirements, and, include technical requirements for equipment strategy documents, spares requirements, repair specifications, and, QA / QC requirements
  • Develop Life Cycle Cost models that optimise life cycle costs and identify repair verses replacement decisions
  • Improve equipment reliability through asset condition and integrity reviews, equipment strategy validation, equipment root cause analysis, component hour analysis reviews, equipment technical support and undertaking improvement projects
  • Manage reliability processes such as defect elimination, root cause analysis, lubrication, condition monitoring, and, QA / QC
  • Ensure compliance with statutory acts and regulations and consent conditions and ensure that all relevant standards are adhered to in the project environment.
  • Ensure controlled document management system is in place and maintained for all electronic drawings and equipment manuals.

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

  • Degree in Mechanical/ Electrical/ Industrial Engineering
  • Member of Engineering Institution of Zambia.
  • Minimum of 5 years mining experience in the reliability function focused on mobile fleet units such as drill rigs, diesel and electric power excavators and electrical haul trucks
  • High levels of competency in equipment strategy development using RCM methods, life cycle costing, root cause analysis (RCA) and defect elimination processes
  • Demonstrated ability in improving equipment reliability
  • Competent in condition monitoring techniques and data interpretation inclusive of oil condition, thermography, vibration analysis, thickness testing
  • Competent in maintenance work management processes and supporting processes such as contracts, procurement, rotables management, spares management
  • Statutory compliance awareness – Mining Regulation and International Standards relevant to mining equipment
  • Experience in interpretation and working with engineering drawings
  • Ability to communicate effectively across all levels, confident communicator with senior management, legal entities and external stak

Barrick – Lumwana employees that meet the above stated requirements are invited to submit their CVs through .

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

Closing date for receipt of applications is 29th July 2022. If you are not contacted by HR department within 30 days after the closing date, you should consider your application as unsuccessful.

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