High Voltage Electrician

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Position:  High Voltage Electrician

Lumwana Mine, Kalumbila, Zambia.

Reporting to:  Supervisor – Electrical Maintenance


Lumwana Mining Company Limited (LMC), a copper mining company owned by Barrick Gold Corporation is situated in the Northwestern region of Zambia, some 300 km west of the Zambian Copperbelt and 95 km south west of the provincial capital of Solwezi. The mine is a multi-pit, multi staged operation mining approximately 100MT of ore and waste per annum and producing copper concentrates containing an average of 120,000 tonnes of copper metal per year over a twenty (20) year mine life, making Lumwana the largest single open cut copper mine in Africa. The Company is now looking for experienced and qualified individuals to be considered for the position  High Voltage Electrician

Role Summary


Reporting to the  Supervisor – Electrical Maintenance , you will be responsible for servicing, repairing, installing and maintaining of all High voltage electrical equipments within a modern open cast mine to ensure maximum operational performance is achieved in a safe and cost-effective manner while ensuring compliance with relevant procedures, policies and legal requirements.


  • Actively participate in identification of projects that demonstrate working in an environment of continuous improvement.
  • Work with other LMC Department teams/Contractors as and when required
  • Achievement of maintenance compliance targets in the most cost-effective manner
  • Carryout planned and unplanned work as directed by the supervisor
  • Ensure personal and team compliance with statutory acts and regulations.

  Experience & Qualifications

  Grade 12 Certificate.

  • Craft Certificate in Electrical Engineering or its equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience as an Electrician in a typical mining environment and need to be able to demonstrate:
  • Ability to use own initiative to solve problems and be able to work with minimum supervision and at times under pressure.
  • Be very adaptable and team-focused and be able to work rotational shift patterns
  • Experience on Open pit HV trailing cable repairs and cable terminations preparation.
  • Experience on repair and maintenance on overhead powerlines. Linesman experience preferred.
  • Experience on repair and maintenance on Open pit mobile substations
  • Knowledge on variable speed drives and soft starters
  • Member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)
  • Valid MSD HV switching license added advantage
  • Holder of a valid Driver’s License

Zambian Nationals who meet requirements for this position and are resident in Zambia are strongly encouraged to apply.



Applicants may be subjected to any of the following: a Security and / or Police Clearance Check; a Competence Assessment, Qualifications, Credit and Reference Checks .

‘Be Aware of Fraudsters’

Lumwana Mine does not solicit for payment of any funds towards the recruitment process.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.barrick.com .

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