Jan Barraclough

Consultant

Jan has led, coordinated and coached high-performing, multi-discipline teams across a range of construction, commissioning, maintenance and project works in line with specifications, schedules and budgets. As a consultant, Jan is responsible for working alongside senior consultants, and bringing hands-on experience to client projects. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for optimising business processes and maintenance procedures, Jan is able to drive reliability and availability of plant and equipment with minimal disruption to operations.

Experience

45 years of professional experience

5 years of consulting experience

1 year at Assetivity

Areas of specialist expertise

Industry specialisations

  • Mining and mineral processing
  • Oil and gas
  • Water utilities

Key successes

  • Lowered SAG mill reline times from 36 hours to 14 hours.
  • Improved plant availability from 35% to 86%.
  • Eliminated re-works and ensured maintenance work was carried out properly.
  • Instigated a procedure for testing hydrocarbon pumps in the workshop, before being re-installed in situ, to eliminate risk of leakage.

Professional experience

  • Assetivity (2021 – current)

    Consultant

  • Mopani Copper Mine, Zambia (2019 – 2020)

    Project Engineer

  • Lumwana Copper Mine, Zambia (2018 – 2019)

    SME

  • Lihir Gold Mine (2017 – 2018)

    Reliability Engineer

  • Oyu Tolgoi, Mongolia (2017)

    SME

  • Bonikro, Cote D’Ivoire (2015 – 2017)

    Mechanical Supervisor / Shutdown Manager

  • QCLNG, Curtis Island – Bechtel (2013 – 2015)

    Maintenance Superintendent

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