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Junior Officer Safety/ERT

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:

  • Advise employees in the area of any potential threat and/or initiate evacuation procedures
  • Eliminate potential ignition sources and initiate initial response actions
  • Restrict access to incident scenes and surrounding areas and take necessary action to minimize any threat to health and safety
  • Confirm safety aspects on site, including need for personal protective equipment, sources of ignition, and potential need for evacuation
  • Minimizing distress and suffering, including giving first aid before ambulance crews arrives
  • Undertake fire drills and training on the use of fire equipment, fire techniques, and related fire issues
  • Maintain the level of physical fitness of fire personnel necessary to carry out all the duties of a firefighter
  • Perform and related duties as may be assigned from time to time by supervisor.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Advanced First Aid or Basic Life Support
  • Knowledge of operating an Ambulance
  • Driving Licence a must (Defensive driving will be an added advantage)
  • Mine Rescue knowledge
  • Basic Fire Fighting knowledge

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.