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Dump Truck Operator

Mopani Copper Mines PLC, a joint venture mmpany comprising major shareholders Glencore First Quantum Minerals Ltd and ZCCM Investment Holdings, owns operations in Mufulira and Nkana on the Copperbelt in Zambia. The company’s success has been as a result of its focused approach to improvement and the mutually beneficial relationship enjoyed with its stakeholders – an important sector ofwhich is its employees. Mopani is committed to establishing a winning team and a copper and cobalt business it can be proud of. The company operates an employment policy of”meritocracy” – aiming to employ the right people with the right skill, irrespective of race, gender or creed. Its remuneration policy is based on performance, creating a competitive environment of achievers. The Company seeks the services of qualified Dump Truck Operators to drive underground dump trucks from various work areas to designated tipping points, and remuck bays.

Duties will, among others, include:

  • Perform routine cleaning and maintenance to ensure smooth operation of the dump truck
  • Safe and efficient operation of the dump truck.
  • Inspect work areas and make safe prior to entry and ensure that ventilation/other safety requirements are in compliance with Mining Regulations and domestic safety regulations.
  • Carry out pre-shift checks on the truck, rectify minor defects and repart major ones to maintenance personnel.
  • Liaise with maintenance personnel and counterparts on tramming levels
  • Understand and follow instructions from his superiors as to required work areas
  • Ensure a sound understanding of the issues involving ground disturbances.
  • Locate works area and plan truck route/other sectional activities
  • Work in a safe, responsible mannerto not intentionally or unintentionally injure oneself or endanger the wellbeing of others
  • Drive the health, safety and environment standards/policy awareness and practice in the Department to ensure compliance.

To be considered for this position, you must have:

  • Grade 12
  • Proof of a driving permit required
  • Minimum 2 years postqualification
  • In possession of valid all mining operations blasting license

How to Apply

Interested and suitably qualified applicants should submit an application: contact phone numbers, detailed curriculum vitae of three pages or less, with three contactable referees, photocopies of academic and professional qualification certificates to:

Human Resources Superintendent – Manpower Mopani Copper Mines Plc,

PO Box 22000,

Kitwe.

Application deadline
7 Sep
Email applications to
recruitment@mopani.co.zm
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