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

Artisan, Plumber

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

1. Installation

  • Installation of new plumbing systems, replacement of old, faulty or redundant Plumbing systems as per the Company and vendor's safety and quality specifications.

2. Plumbing protection

  • Ensure that all Plumbing equipment have the correct hardware interlock and safety parameter settings for effective and safe operation.

3. Maintenance

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

4. Reporting and record keeping.

  • Report all incidents immediately to the Supervisor.
  • Ensure that all Safety documentation is checked and signed according to the procedure before carrying out any task.
  • Ensure all work orders are properly filled and submitted to the direction supervisor after task completion.

5. Stock Control

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

6. 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.

7. Training and development.

  • Identify needs for specialised training requirements within your area.

8. Transport.

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

9. Other duties

Any other duties as directed by the Supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Grade 12
  • Craft Certificate from recognised institution
  • A member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)

Experience

  • A minimum of 3 years relevant experience
  • Experience in a Mining environment, added advantage

Behavioural Traits

  • Teamwork
  • Bold initiative
  • Thinking safely
  • Upholding quality
  • Technical Skill
  • Driving quantity
  • Operational Requirements
  • Standby and overtime where required
  • Exposure to noise / dust
  • Working at heights
  • Working in confined spaces

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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