Drifter Technician

March 9, 2022
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Position: Drifter Technician

Location: Tongo Field, Sierra Leone

Department: Engineering

Reports to: General Engineering Supervisor

Hours: 44 per week

Contract Type: Fixed Term 

Key deliverables: 

• Performing a variety of tasks on Montabert HC 50 Hydraulic drifter including routing hydraulic layout and identification of hydraulic valves and components.  

Key Duties Include: 

• Diagnose and fix drifter operational problems on the Jumbo drill rig equipped with the Montabert HC 50  drifter; 

• Assist with hydraulics and mechanical fitting; 

• Review and execute all daily and weekly planned work schedules and ensure deadlines are met; • Ensure company HSE standards are always met to achieve zero LTI. 

Skills, Qualifications, and Experience required: 

• Able to read and understand the Montabert blueprints and layouts and identify critical spares as well as  service spares for repairs; 

• Strong problem solving including diagnostic and analytical abilities; 

• Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines; 

• Effective teamwork skills and ability to develop positive workplace relationships; 

• Ability to work in confined spaces; 

• Valid Montabert drifter certificate; 

• Advanced knowledge of hydraulic systems; 

• Minimum 3 years’ working experience in a similar role, rebuilding, and faultfinding on drifters in a busy,  fast-paced, and/or multi-national environment. 

How to apply: 

To apply for this role, please submit your updated CV and copies of certificates to any of the following addresses  depending on your location: For the attention of: 

The Human Resources Department Sierra Diamonds Limited 

Tongo Camp Site, Tongo Field 

The Human Resources Department 

3 Cole Street, Murray Town, Freetown, Sierra  Leone 

Or  

sdl.recruitment@newfieldresources.com.au