First Quantum Minerals Ltd
First Quantum Minerals Ltd
Posted Job
over 2 years ago

Artisan Boilermaker

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. has grown from a small mineral operation in Zambia into a multinational mining business in less than two decades, with a global portfolio of copper and nickel assets in Europe, Africa, Australia and South America. This phenomenal growth is down to FQM people who have strived to be Bolder, Smarter and Driven in everything they do. In March 2013, First Quantum Minerals acquired Inmet Mining Corporation, a Canadian-based mining company primarily producing copper and zinc from mines in Finland, Spain and Turkey, with also a major copper deposit under development in Panama, known as Cobre Panama. The combination of the First Quantum and Inmet assets has created one of the world’s leading copper producers with a geographically diversified portfolio of high-quality operations and development projects in eight countries across five continents. 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. 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 finance, human resources, and any other regulations as required by the company and relevant to the level of the role and responsibilities of the function.

Key Responsibilities

• Maintenance works in the crushers and M.I.G welding will be an added advantage

• Carry out daily inspections on the conveyor steel structures and chutes

• Fitment of liners in the chutes/thermal lancing of mantle liners and any heavy duty steel

• General fabrication

• Provide training and development opportunities for all direct reports on an ongoing basis, with a particular focus on Zambian employees

• Develop and manufacture cable racking bends and off-sets and install

• Full welding skills-vertical up, horizontal (stick welding)

• Be able to work with minimal supervision

• Use oxy and Acetylene cutting torches

• Able to read and work from schematic drawings and on site variations

• Perform any other duties as directed by the Supervisor


• Grade Twelve (Grade 12) Certificate

• Craft Certificate from recognised institution

• A member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)


• Three (3) years relevant experience as a qualified Artisan Boilermaker (preferably in the mining industry)

Behavioural Traits

• Teamwork

• Bold initiative

• Thinking safely

• Upholding quality

• Technical Skill

• Driving quantity and attendance

Operational Requirements

• Standby and overtime where required

• Exposure to noise / dust

• Working at heights

• Working in confined spaces

Applications close: 30 Mar 2018 FLE Daylight Time

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First Quantum Minerals Ltd
Mining enterprises
Drilling and Exploration
Mining processing and refining
Mining engineering
Founded in 1996, this company's operating platform currently consists of seven mines and one copper smelter across six countries: Kansanshi mine in Zambia, Guelb Moghrein in Mauritania, Las Cruces in Spain, Pyhäsalmi in Finland, Ravensthorpe in Australia and Çayeli in Turkey. First Quantum Minerals is uniquely positioned with a successful exploration program, an industry-leading project development track record, tier-one operating assets, an attractive project pipeline and good investment opportunities.

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