Drill Rig Auto Electrician




Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced Lesotho candidates for the hereunder position tenable at MGC Mining Lets’eng Diamond Mine

JOB TITLE: Drill Rig Auto electrician

DEPARTMENT: Drilling Workshop

REPORTS TO: Maintenance Supervisor


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: To maintain, repair, find fault and set up Epiroc D65 Flexi Rock, Smart Rock, T35, and Boyle Drill

Service and Maintenance:

  • Perform maintenance, diagnosis, and repair on Epiroc D65 Flexi Rock, Smart Rock, T35 and boyle drill at +85% availability
  • Properly document work performed, including parts usage and time worked
  • Perform quality control inspections on repairs and maintenance functions
  • Perform preventative, daily maintenance and back log repairs as per schedules
  • Prepare timely and concise reports regarding inspections to ensure that proper steps are taken to remedy any deficiencies
  • Interact closely with on-site supervisors for training and guidance when needed

Fault Finding:

  • Be proactive for breakdown counter measures or enhancements that may be needed and assist in the development of procedures required
  • Complete work including installation and commissioning of components (mechanical, hydraulic and electrical/PLC on daily basis, maintenance schedule or breakdown and back log work


  • Ensure standard housekeeping at all times

Health and Safety:

  • Maintain safety, health and environment (SHE) standards at all times
  • Ensure own and others’ safety and health, and comply with HSE laws, regulations, policies and procedures when carrying out duties.

Reporting and Compliance:

  • Prepare monthly, weekly and daily reports on work done and tools used
  • Maintain up to date electronic and paper-based records


  • Diploma/Certificate in Auto electrician with accredited training from Epiroc in both basic and advanced drill rig maintenance
  • 4 years’ experience as a drill rig mechanic/auto electrician on Epiroc drills
  • Exceptional understanding of AC/DC/PLC electrical circuits and ability to trouble shoot and conduct circuit analysis
  • Proficient with electrical test equipment and reading schematics (hydraulic and electrical)
  • Sound knowledge of pneumatic and electrical systems
  • Time management, good problem solving and analytical skills, good communication skills, team player and good interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail, fair industry knowledge, deadline driven, ability to multi- task and commitment
  • Possession of a Code B/10 License, medically fi t, will also be required to work a 14/7 shift (7 days dayshift and 7 days night shift with 7 days off site)

Closing Date: 24th March 2023

Reply Instructions:

  • Application letters accompanied by CV’s, certified copies of academic and professional certificates and transcripts, identification are to be addressed to the Human Resources Manager, MGC Mining and e-mailed to [email protected] bearing the Subject ‘Drill Rig Auto Electrician Position’
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered
  • Only short-listed candidates will be responded to
  • Selection interviews will be held at the date, time and place to be determined by MGC Mining
  • Short listed candidates will be required to authenticate information provided in their application
  • MGC Mining reserves its right to do background screening on candidates applying for this position


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