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Mason - Smelter

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

  • 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.
  • Analyzes drawings, plans or sketches to construct, maintain, and repair a variety of masonry structures such as walls, steps, walkways, concrete pads, floors, curbs, exterior and interior surfaces/coatings.
  • Shoots grade and lays out site for pouring of footings and foundations and constructs forms, supports, and bracing systems,
  • Understanding of Steel fixing and bending Schedules (Rebar Schedules)
  • Mixes mortar; lays bricks and stones and/or concrete sidewalks or slurry using hoe, trowel, shovel, or power mixing equipment
  • Repairs, maintains and alters buildings, retaining walls and other brick or stone edifices.
  • Spreads, levels, and smooth concrete using rake, shovel, hand or power trowel, hand or power screed, and float.
  • Molds expansion joints and edges using edging tools, jointers, and straight edge
  • Installs and repairs tile floors and/or walls,
  • Mixes and/or applies surface coatings such as sealer, curing and hardening agents, masonry stains and colorings
  • Lays and binds building materials such as brick, ceramic tile, concrete block, cinder block, glass block, and terra-cotta block with mortar and other substances
  • Caulk windows, doors, or cracks in wall with calking gun.
  • Ensures all work is carried out to quality and specification requirements and that documentation is completed on time
  • Identify, handle and store / dispose of dangerous/unsalvageable goods and substances according to site policy and procedures following safety regulations and requirements.
  • Learns and apply safety precautions needed when working at extreme heights, such as harnesses and steel anchors.
  • Ensure a high degree of Safety Standards are established and that all subordinate personnel adhere to these standards.
  • Other duties as directed by the Supervisor

Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Grade 12 Certificate
  • Must have a Diploma or Craft Certificate in Engineering or a related field
  • Experience
  • At least 5 years’ experience in Masonry works or verifiable level experience
  • Knowledge of and ability to use materials, methods/principles and tools specific to the needs of the Mason trade
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings, blueprints and/or schematics

Behavioural Traits:

  • Teamwork
  • Bold initiative
  • Thinking safely
  • Upholding quality
  • Technical Skill
  • Driving quantity
  • Driving attendance

Operational Requirements:

  • Standby duties
  • Working at heights
  • Confined spaces
  • Safety conscious

How to Apply

Submit your CV and application on company website:

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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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