Lubambe Copper Mines
Posted Job
over 2 years ago

Dewatering Foreman X2

Lubambe Copper Mine is located within the Greater Konkola Area of the Zambian Copperbelt and consists of a large — scale mining license covering an area of approximately 240 square kilometres. The mine is a modern, world class facility with fully mechanized underground operations. Lubambe Copper Mines is owned by EMR Capital of Australia (80%) and ZCCM — Investments Holdings (20%). The Mine is currently in a ramp up stage and will ultimately produce 45, 000 tonnes of contained copper and will employ approximately 1,500 people. The Plant infrastructure consists of a Concentrator plant, a laboratory and underground infrastructure. The Concentrator incorporates crushing, milling, flotation and filtration. The design capacity is 2.5 MTPA of ore at an average mill grade of 2.3% copper, yielding 45,000 tonnes of contained copper in concentrate to be sold to smelter in Zambia. To support this vision, Lubambe Copper Mine seeks to employ experienced and qualified individuals in the following position:

  • This position reports to the Section Engineer – Pumping.

Purpose of the Position:

  • To ensure that equipment maintenance is carried out in line with the mine standards through effective supervision and coaching of artisans.

Key Performance Areas Indicators (KPA/ls):

  • Provide leadership and direction to safely achieve production targets in accordance with mine approved operating and environmental procedures and plans.
  • Maintenance/repair of respective pieces of equipment.
  • Ensures that all equipment and facilities needed by the artisans and his maintenance team to enable them work effectively are available and in good condition.
  • Ensures that all individuals under his control carry out their duties diligently for successful completion and with less wastage.
  • Conducts investigations into major equipment failure to determine and report on the principal causes of failures and areas of non-compliance and to ensure implementation of corrective and preventive actions.
  • Conducts periodic equipment audits and recommends remedial measures where necessary to ensure equipment is always in good condition.
  • Assists in creating work schedules and assigns appropriate tasks to his subordinates in accordance with their skills and special isation.
  • Determine the knowledge gap of his subordinates through appraisals and recommend necessary train ing where needed.
  • Develops and monitors the Personal Development Plan for his subordinates (PDP).

Qualifications and Experience

  • Advanced/Craft Certificate in Mechanical Engineering from recognized institution
  • Minimum 5 Years’ experience in Mining Industry
  • Must be a member of EIZ I ERB
  • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong plan ning and analytical skills.
  • Dependable

How to Apply

Applicants who meet the above requirements are invited to send their Curriculum Vitae in MS word format to.

Application deadline
19 Jul
Email applications to

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