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

Safety Officer - Services

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.

Key Responsibilities

  • Carrying out alcohol screening and confirmation tests at entrance to the mine scheduled area (Boom gate) on all FQML employees, Contractors and Visitors.
  • Monitoring performance of the alcohol compliance and monitoring system installed at the boom gate turnstiles.
  • Following the provided standard operating procedure during alcohol confirmation tests.
  • Maintaining alcohol testing equipment in a good working condition.
  • Coordinating with maintenance personnel in ensuring that alcohol testing equipment is in good working condition.
  • Ability to coordinate with other departments in safety related issues.
  • Willingness to develop themselves and others.
  • Contributing to the team’s success.
  • Willingness to take responsibility.
  • Ability to carry out any other duties as required by management such as Road Safety Activities and circulating the Daily Safely Report.


  • Holder of a Grade 12 School Certificate
  • Certificate / Diploma in Occupational Health and Safety Management from recognised institution
  • Knowledge of ISO 45001:2018 will have an added advantage
  • Technical background will have an added advantage
  • Computer Literate (Microsoft suite)
  • Holder of valid driver licence


  • A minimum of 2 years experience with in the mining industry
  • Behavioural Traits
  • Discipline and teamwork
  • Ability to follow instructions and to give instructions where required
  • Ability to make bold initiative
  • Upholding quality and hard working
  • Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills
  • Punctual, responsive and alert.


  • Able to work shifts.
  • Exposure to dust, heat and noise.
  • Cooperative and communicative.
  • Valid Silicosis certificate

How to Apply

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First Quantum Minerals Ltd
Mining enterprises
Drilling and Exploration
Mining processing and refining
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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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