Plant Security System Technician at Liqhobong Mine


Liqhobong Mining Development Company (Pty) Ltd, a subsidiary of Firestone Diamonds PLC, invites suitably qualified, competent, self-driven and results oriented Basotho to apply for the vacant position of Plant Security System Technician.


Job purpose

To routinely assess the condition, safety and efficiency of tools, machinery and equipment with the aim of maximizing security availability and minimizing security system downtime. Specifically the incumbent will assume responsibility for the maintenance of security systems.



Under the direct supervision of the Senior Plant Technician, the incumbent will carry out the following duties and responsibilities;

Ensure compliance and adherence to SHE policies, programmes, practices, safety standards and legislative and operational requirements;

Obtain required permits to work and liaise with other relevant departments/ sections;

Identify any security system problems or maintenance requirements through observation and technical checks;

Apply technical knowledge and skills to select the appropriate solution to resolve the problem;

Report on completed assignments and keep an accurate change history log;

Stay abreast of technological advancements in relation to improving process control and efficiency;

Communicate with senior technician and security manager to inform on work in progress and condition of machinery/equipment;

Participate in sectional meetings and report on own area of work in order to coordinate shared responsibilities;

Monitor adherence by contractors to agreed scope of work according to service level agreements;

Complete maintenance job cards as required; Monitor and assign work to allocated

Assistants according to instructions;

Coach and assist with on the job training, learner ships and seek development for oneself and subordinates.


Legal and other requirements

Police clearance and medical examinations of fitness;

Valid driver’s license;

Free from vertigo and not colour blind.


Qualifications and experience

4 years’ experience as a IT Technician in a commercial/industrial environment;

Degree/Diploma in information technology or equivalent from a recognized institution;

Knowledge of information technology techniques, hardware and principles in the information technology and environment.


Skills and competencies

Time management;

Technical acumen in information technology; Optimal use of materials and spares;

Sound technical trouble shooting/ fault finding skills, backup management, fibre splicing, networks, servers, cameras, power supplies and access control; Maintaining user accounts

Proficiency in English; Quality control



Consistent with agreed principles of correct moral conduct;

Ability to take direction but exercise independent thought and judgment; Ability to manage multiple tasks and relationships within a fast-paced, team-oriented and lean environment.


Application letters including a detailed CV and certified copies of relevant qualifications should be submitted to:

The Human Resource Department

Liqhobong Mining Development Company

LCCI Office Complex

Corner Princess Margaret and Orpen Road Maseru.

or email address: [email protected]


Closing date for submission of applications is Friday 31st March 2017

Disclaimer: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted