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

Electrical and Instrumentation Superintendent

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.


  • Effective production, safety, administration, procurement, planning and forecasting.
  • Legal compliance
  • Optimisation of machinery and other operations through proper utilisation and maintaining good labour relations
  • Control of labour and equipment costs in accordance with the project budget
  • Appropriate allocation of resources to tasks.
  • Performing quality checks on work performed by subordinates, ensuring that work is completed to the required standard and specification.
  • Conducting on the job training and safety awareness talks.
  • Planning and executing work in accordance with the drawings, specifications and project schedule.
  • Resolving potential equipment, routing or working clashes with other disciplines (e.g. piping) on site.
  • Co-ordinate and assist during project commissioning and handover.


  • Trade qualifications.
  • Legal Liability for supervisors.


  • 10 to 15 years as an electrical and instrumentation construction and installation site manager on process plant projects, for contracting companies.
  • Mining, smelter and/or acid plant construction would be a benefit.
  • Must be able to read and interpret drawings.
  • Computer literate.

Bevarioul traits:

  • Problem Solving.
  • Team work and leadership.
  • Practical.
  • Able to work under pressure.

How to Apply

Submit your CV and application on company website:

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First Quantum Minerals Ltd
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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