First Quantum Minerals Ltd
First Quantum Minerals Ltd
Posted Job
over 1 year ago

Mech Linesman

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.

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.

Installation:

  • Installation of new electrical systems, replacement of old, faulty or redundant Electrical systems as per the Company and vendor’s safety and quality specifications.

Electrical protection:

  • Ensure that all electrical equipment have the correct hardware interlock for effective and safe operation.

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.
  • Ensure that all Safety and substation logbooks are checked and signed according to the procedure.

Stock Control:

  • Ensure that stock levels of electrical equipment are maintained in the warehouse and report all defective or substandard equipment to your direct 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.

Training and development:

  • Identify needs for specialised training requirements within your area.

Transport:

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

Other duties:

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

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Grade 12 Certificate
  • Electrical or Line work Certificate

Experience:

  • Minimum Two years’ experience in a Mining environment working a lineman.
  • Knowledge of power line hardware.
  • Knowledge of LV and MV Transformers
  • Knowledge of power line tools and equipment
  • Maintenance of Overhead power lines.
  • Experience in power line pole climbing gear.
  • Good knowledge on power line safety.
  • Reading electrical drawings
  • Experience on Power Distribution systems will be an advantage.
  • Maintenance of Switch yards
  • Behavioral Traits

Bolder:

  • Teamwork
  • Initiative

Smarter:

  • Safety
  • Quality
  • Technical Skills

Driven:

  • Quantity
  • Attendance

Operational Requirements:

  • Standby and overtime where required
  • Exposure to noise/dust
  • To do Shift Work When required

How to Apply

Submit your CV and application on company website:

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First Quantum Minerals Ltd
Solwezi
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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