Mechanical Engineer (GCC / Underground Drills / Maintenance / Hard Rock) – Limpopo, South Africa

CA Global

Reference No. 367-1003LH

Reference Number: 367-1003LH


Job Description:

Our client, an international mining services provider, is seeking a GCC qualified Mechanical Engineer with maintenance expertise on underground drills to join their team in Limpopo.



  • Monitoring of drilling equipment reliability and availability.
  • Analysing and minimising drilling equipment downtime and ensuring fleet availability remains above 85%.
  • Liaising with the Client Engineering Manager on issues related to equipment specifications and relevant SOP’s.
  • Ensuring work is carried out safely and in accordance with required policies and procedures.
  • Quality assurance for plant maintenance.
  • Active input into investigating and resolving machines issues including from Operator feedback.
  • Project management and execution.
  • Record keeping and administration related to drilling equipment.
  • Mentoring and training of subordinates, with positive input into employee retention and performance management.


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree or Diploma.
  • GCC Mines essential.
  • 5 years previous experience in engineering maintenance of underground drilling equipment.
  • 5 years previous experience in a management level position overseeing heavy equipment / drill fleet maintenance.
  • Well-versed in legal compliance in underground mining.
  • Previous experience mentoring and training multicultural teams.
  • Previous experience in client facing roles as a contractor or services provider on a mine.
  • Valid Drivers’ License.


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • Permanent contract.
  • Relocation required.


If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to Leanne Laas at


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Leanne Laas

Senior Executive Recruitment Consultant

CA Mining


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