GENERAL HAND – ELECTRICAL ASSISTANT, FQM

FQM

Requisition Number: 503599
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Country: Zambia
Location: Kalumbila (140km west of Solwezi)
Site: Sentinel
Categories: Services

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. is an established and growing mining and metals company currently operating four mines and developing projects worldwide. Our aim is to become a globally diversified mining and metals company.

With a strategic plan to produce more than 1 million tonnes per annum of copper within five years, the Company is poised to become the largest, widely-held pure-play copper producer and one of the top five copper producers in the world.

We currently produce copper cathode, copper in concentrate, nickel, gold and sulphuric acid.

First Quantum’s current operations are the Kansanshi copper-gold mine in Zambia, the Guelb Moghrein copper-gold mine in Mauritania, the Kevitsa nickel-copper-PGE mine in Finland and the Ravensthorpe nickel-cobalt mine in Australia.

When our current projects are in operation, we expect we will be able to triple our annual copper production capacity and be positioned within the world’s 10 largest copper producers.

Sentinel is the first mine to be developed at the Trident project in the North Western Province of Zambia. The project comprises five large-scale mining licences and significant geological potential exists for expansion of operations, including the Enterprise nickel mine announced in December 2012. First Quantum is investing US$1.725-billion at the Sentinel mine and construction remains on time and on budget. Plant commissioning will commence in mid-2014 and copper production is expected reach 280 – 300,000 tonnes per annum.

The holder of this position will be required to adhere to all relevant requirements, policies, procedures and legal regulations pertaining to health, safety, environment and quality, as well as any other regulations as required by the company and relevant to the level of the role and responsibilities of the function.

Maintenance

  • Adhere to the companies planned and preventative maintenance schedules and procedures.
  • Effectively maintain the electrical equipment with the minimum effect on the plant production.

Reporting and record keeping.

  • Report all incidents immediately to the Supervisor.

Tools and audit.

  • Maintain the correct and safe usage of all hand tools within your section
  • Report all defective tools, record and control all replacement of tools.

Transport.

  • No person is allowed to operate any equipment without an official driving permit.

Housekeeping

  • Always maintain a good level of housekeeping around your workplace.

Other duties

  • Any other duties as directed by the Direct Electrical Supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Grade 12 Certificate
  • Provincial Driving Permit for LMV will be an advantage
  • A member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)

Experience

  • Previous Experience in a Mining Environment will be an advantage

Behavioural Traits

Bolder

  • Teamwork
  • Initiative

Smarter

  • Safety
  • Quality
  • Technical Skills

Driven

  • Quantity
  • Attendance

Operational Requirements

  • Standby and overtime where required
  • Exposure to noise/dust

Applications close: 07 Aug 2018 FLE Daylight Time

To apply please visit careers.first-quantum.com.

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