Precision Recruitment International
Precision Recruitment International
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Heavy Duty Mechanic

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• One of our clients and International Earth Moving Equipment Company is Looking to hire a Heavy-Duty Mechanic.

Position Summary

• Carry out maintenance and component replacements in all areas relative to customer/site responsibilities.

• Assemble and repair all mechanical and hydraulic faults when they occur on the assigned company products, including ancillary equipment (Specifically Mining Equipment)


• Carry out maintenance and component replacements in all areas relative to customer/site responsibilities.

• Carry out Mechanical and Hydraulic diagnosis and repairing of faults on the OHT T284 trucks and all site machines including ancillary equipment as applicable and as directed.

• Carry out all required major and minor services on the T284 OHT and other customer/site machines as directed.

• Carry out pre- and post-repair running checks and commissioning as per OEM standards.

• Apply the concepts of hydraulics and basic electrics using the hydraulic and electrical schematic drawings.

• Correct and appropriate use of supplied tooling, demonstrating ownership by applying absolute “duty of care”.

• Interpret hydraulic and electrical drawings, and symbols, demonstrating the capacity to implement and/or dissemination of manuals, as an aid to repair the equipment in accordance with OEM standards.

• Perform equipment maintenance, inspection and repair of parts, support and monitor the processes of maintenance; highlighting and recommending corrective actions when anomalies are detected.

• Follow the part management and maintenance strategies as determined by the site management.

• Follow specific operating procedures.

• Follow specific maintenance procedures.

• Operation of plant and mobile equipment within limits of competence and training.

• Carry out inspections and audits on equipment as required.

• Undertake housekeeping and housekeeping inspections.

• Accurate completion of documentation including timesheets, maintenance requests and any customer/site specific documentation required providing specific work details and findings.

• Undertake training as required to improve knowledge and gain new skills.

• Maintain service and repair company equipment in a safe and efficient manner.

• Conduct yourself in a manner, which is courteous, respectful and co-operative towards customers and company personnel and deal ethically and honestly with all people and situations

• Acquiring knowledge of the company machines to complete relevant processes.

• Follow reasonable directions by Company and client, as directed by immediate superior

• Demonstrate willingness to work in other sections within the maintenance environment

• Maintain clients additional plant as and if directed by immediate superior.

• Carry out associated administrative duties as required.

• Liaise with Company and client about any safety and operational issues identified.

• Demonstrate and apply a methodical approach to fault finding and diagnosis.

• Report to work on time

• Any other duties as requested by the Project Manager, Product Advisors and Company Management.


• Trade Qualification or higher

• Current Zambian driver’s licence

• At least 4 years in similar positions in mining

• Intermediate knowledge in mechanics, metrology, interpretation of schematic drawings.

• Knowledge of electricity, basic level.

• Knowledge of pneumatics, mechanical and hydraulics, intermediate.

• Microsoft Office user level.

• Intermediate knowledge in materials technology.

• Knowledge of Failure Analysis I

• kmowledge of ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001


• Current Silicossis Certificate

• Working at Heights Certificate

• Current HV Switching Certificate (if exist)

• First Aid

• High Risk EWP license (or ticket)

How to apply

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Application deadline
16 Mar
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Precision Recruitment International (PRI) is a privately owned recruitment company with offices in Zambia, Zimbabwe (HQ) and Mozambique. It has positioned itself to provide high quality recruitment services by acquiring the best possible prospects and placements. It does this by pro-actively building relationships with people in developing industries in the various regional countries. PRI uses a wide range of techniques that include specified 'search and selection' methods and contingent-based recruitment techniques.