AUMS Auto Electricians Africa

16 Mar 2024
AUMS Ghana

AUMS is part of the Perenti group of companies and is a specialist underground contract mining services business operating across Africa. The business combines a world class workforce with an extensive fleet of specialist underground mining equipment. With a commitment to world-class practices, AUMS has become and will continue to be the ‘contractor of choice’ in the African underground hard rock mining industry.



We are actively seeking Experienced Underground Auto Electricians to join us in our African Operations on a 6 week on, 3 weeks off roster.

The emphasis of the role is ensuring that the local workers are developing their skills and knowledge by way of sharing your experience and being a role model. You will require boundless energy, resilience, determination, and a genuine interest in working with people from different cultures.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Carry out scheduled servicing to mobile equipment in a safe manner and in accordance with procedures, regulations, and the service sheet.
  • Utilise skill and experience to create minimum downtime on machinery.
  • Ensure correct recording and reporting of maintenance is achieved.
  • Maintain a high level of housekeeping in workshop and working areas at all times, ensure all parts are kept at minimum stock levels.
  • Read and interpret Service and Spare parts manuals.
  • Report all equipment faults to the Maintenance Foreman for scheduling into the workshop weekly Minimum Requirements:


Essential Requirements:


  • A demonstrated passion for safety and a proactive attitude toward ensuring that safety is front of mind for all employees at all times.
  • A sound knowledge on Sandvik U/G Development/Production Drills and Loaders
  • Experience on Caterpillar Underground Loaders
  • Proven knowledge on remote control systems either RCT or Sandvik.
  • Experienced in training less qualified tradespeople to a high standard in a high productivity underground contracting mining environment.
  • Strong background working with latest generation underground mobile equipment and associated automation systems.
  • At least 5 years post apprenticeship experience working within surface or underground mining industry on large mobile equipment.
  • Self-starter who will work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent service and maintenance approach to the job.
  • International Driver’s License.


Your proactive attitude to safety and driven work ethic will see you as a much-valued employee in line with AUMS’s values and ‘can do’ attitude, and will be rewarded with a highly competitive, targeted, remuneration package completing our vision of a work life balance in a strong team environment.


A full pre-employment medical is required, including a drug and alcohol, and site-specific clearances. A National Police Clearance and any necessary tickets or qualifications are required to be presented at time of interview. Please be aware that an Array of Vaccinations are required when working in Africa.


If you are interested in being a part of a world class operation that has an exciting future, then we want to hear from you. 


NB: Only successful candidates will be contacted.