First Quantum Minerals Ltd
First Quantum Minerals Ltd
Posted Job
11 months ago

Artisan Instruments

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

  • Able to work with any Instruments by ensuring both company and vendor safety and quality standards are adhered to, while ensuring minimum disruption to the processing plant operation and production
  • Calibration of all field Instrumentation to the required resolution and accuracy, ensuring the correct hardwired and/or parameter settings for effective functionality with minimal disruption to the processing plant operation
  • Ensure adherence to the Companies' planned and preventative maintenance schedules and procedures
  • Understand control philosophies of the process plant and Scada system
  • Other duties as instructed by the Supervisor

Qualifications

  • Minimum Grade 12 / equivalent
  • Qualified Instrumentation Technician
  • A member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)

Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years relevant experience as an Instrumentation Technician with a minimum of 3 years in a mining environment .
  • Good trouble shooting and fault finding techniques
  • Good communication skills
  • Conversant with interpretation of instruments and P&ID drawings
  • Knowledge on belt scales and conveyor systems
  • Knowledge on basic PLCs
  • Working knowledge of Optic Fiber networks will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge on profibus DP and PA will be added advantage
  • Knowledge on Samson Positioner will be added advantage

Behavioural Traits

  • Bold
  • Driven
  • Safety conscious
  • Good attendance
  • Team work
  • Initiative

Operational Requirements

  • Standby and overtime were required
  • Ready to work in dust and noise areas

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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