Operate within and observe all relevant and applicable laws of Panama.
Develop standard safe working procedures and actively participate in HSE initiatives.
Identify, eliminate, mitigate and / or control any electrical safety condition.
Use electrically safe work Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and best industry practices.
Use industry best practices for Lock Out Tag Out safe procedures;
Act as the Superintendent High Voltage representative to ensure Trolley Assist Overhead Lines are constructed to industry best standards at the Cobre Panama Site.
Monitor construction of Trolley Assist Lines at the Cobre Panama site and notify the Superintendent High Voltage of and variations to scope and timeline.
Mentor and coach a team of electricians and linesman to consistently deliver and exceed the main KPIs of timely maintenance and repairs using best practice maintenance techniques and procedures on the Trolley Assist Over Head Line to ensure equipment downtime is minimised and performance optimized.
Identify defects and issues via formal daily workplace inspections.
Participate in planned and breakdown maintenance plans on all Trolley Overhead lines and systems.
Coach and Mentor personnel in the execution of daily work activities ensuring that proper safety practices are followed.
Manage daily workload priorities based on equipment and production requirements.
Ensure the electrical team is adequately trained to achieve Trolley Assist Overhead Line availability targets through efficiencies.
Ensure maintenance activities on the Overhead Trolley Lines are executed to industry best practices.
Prepare and maintain daily records and reports regarding work performed including detailed analysis of equipment condition and recommendations on continued operation hazards and risks.
Continuously analyse equipment efficiencies to recommend and implement improvements and changes to maximize operations.
Prepare detailed estimates including labor and materials, and prepares lists of materials for improvement projects.
Maintains current knowledge of equipment and materials through self-study and training.
Ensure team members have relevant training, competency and authority prior to undertaking activities.
Monitor team development and training programs, particularly skills transfer and coaching within the team to ensure required competencies and behaviours.
Track and report continuous improvement activities to deliver improved operational performance.
Execute duties with a focus to control, report and reduce operational costs.
Implement FQM Way culture across the team - "Smarter, Bolder, Driven, Together."
Act as deputy for colleagues as required.
Perform any other duties as assigned.
Skills, Knowledge & Experience
Electrical Technician or equivalent
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.Excellent cognitive and analytical skills for identifying maintenance corrective and preventative actions.
Proven ability to identify, analyse and understand Overhead Line requirements.Strong understanding of maintenance improvement and control strategies.
Strong understanding of maintenance strategies for large-scale, continuous operating mining operation.Excellent verbal and written communication skills and able to analyze data and provide clear and accurate reports in both an upward and downward direction.
Computer fluency is a must.Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
5 years of experience in maintenance and construction of Overhead Power Lines.
In depth knowledge of construction of Trolley Assist Overhead Lines.
5 years’ experience as a Supervisor.
Fluency in Spanish is required and proficiency in English highly regarded.
Accepts new challenges
Takes a longer term focus
Looks for efficiencies
Gets things done
Manages others well