Shahimi started his career in 2002 with Abdul-Jalil Hajaig Limited Nigeria as a site supervisor with the responsibilities of coordinating construction workers and assuring compliance with health, safety and hygiene standards. He joined Jubaili Bros Engineering Limited as a senior technician in 2004 with the duties of maintaining and repairing various generating sets.
Prior to joining Primero as Head of Maintenance, Ali Shahimi worked as Operations Manager with South Energy Nigeria Limited situated in Ibadan, Oyo State where he was saddled with the responsibilities of coordinating, supervising and directing projects, making detailed plans to accomplish technical and maintenance goals. He was also responsible for repairs and preventive maintenance of service trucks and generators.
His areas of competence cover planning and managing logistics and transportation, maintenance, diagnostic and repair of trucks, trailers, tippers and heavy-duty equipment including Mark Trucks, Man Diesel, Volvo and Caterpillar and an effective spare-part inventory control manager.
He is a strategic trainer, team player and maintenance specialist with great leadership capabilities.