AUMS HD Fitters 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.



Due to expanding scope and new work fronts we are actively seeking experienced Underground HD Fitters/Technicians on a 6:3 roster to join us in our African operations. 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 relevant service sheets.
  • Mentoring, Coaching and Developing National trades personnel.
  • 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.
  • Read and interpret Service and Spare parts manuals.
  • Report all equipment faults to the Maintenance Foreman for scheduling into the workshop weekly planning. 


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.
  • Experienced in training less qualified tradespeople to a high standard in a high productivity underground contracting mining environment.
  • Strong background working with latest generation SANDVIK, CAT and Atlas underground mobile equipment and associated automation systems.
  • At least 5 years post apprenticeship experience working within the underground mining industry on large mobile equipment.
  • High degree of knowledge and skill in troubleshooting problems on electric hydraulic drilling equipment.
  • Good knowledge of loader and truck maintenance.
  • Competent on Auto Electrics, Hydraulic Circuit Schematics and Diesel engine maintenance.
  • 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.