Technical Advisor (Hitachi / Excavators / Electric Drive / Dump Trucks / HME / Mechanical Engineer) – Southern Africa

Southern Africa
Posted 3 weeks ago

Reference No. 456-2603LH

Reference Number: 456-2603LH


Job Description:


Our client is seeking a Technical Specialist who is well-versed on Hitachi electric drive excavators and dump trucks to join their team on site in Southern Africa as Technical Advisor.



  • Technical and product support on excavators and dump trucks.
  • Preventative maintenance and repairs to electric drive systems.
  • Investigating reported issues, troubleshooting and problem solving.
  • Undertaking modifications, upgrades and testing of equipment.
  • Root cause failure analysis.
  • Providing technical training and manuals.
  • Ensuring electrical component production quality is according to company policy and standards.
  • Customer liaison to enhance business relationship.
  • Continuous monitoring of services and product quality to ensure standards are maintained.
  • Assisting on technical queries relating to warranty claims.
  • Analysing and investigating breakdowns to identify possible trends.


Requirements: Qualification and Skill

  • Mechanical Engineering degree.
  • Professional registration / membership with an Engineering Institute preferred.
  • Grade 12 certificate.
  • 10 years previous experience in heavy equipment maintenance with at least 5 years on Hitachi electric drive excavators and dump trucks.
  • Strong computer literacy and CMMS skills.
  • Able to manage a culturally diverse team.
  • Previous experience as an expatriate in Africa.


Benefits and Contractual information:

  • FIFO roster.
  • 2 year contract with possible renewal.


If you wish to apply for the position please send your CV to llaas [at] camining [dot] com.


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Leanne Laas

Senior Executive Recruitment Consultant

CA Mining


CA Mining will respond to short-listed candidates only. If you have not had any response in two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful however your CV will be kept on our database for any other suitable positions.

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