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

Operator, Excavator

At First Quantum, we free the talent of our people by taking a very different approach which is underpinned by a very different, very definite culture – the “First Quantum Way”.

Working with us is not like working anywhere else, which is why we recruit people who will take a bolder, smarter approach to spot opportunities, solve problems and deliver results.

Our culture is all about encouraging you to think independently and to challenge convention to deliver the best result. That’s how we continue to achieve extraordinary things in extraordinary locations.

Job description:

Purpose of the role:

To safely operate equipment on which he/she is trained on and permitted.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The specific tasks to be performed by the position holder will include:
  • Ensure that the loading on trucks is correct- no over-load and no under-load
  • Ensure that the bench where the excavator is sitting on is levelled
  • Ensure that the floor is clean, even and levelled according to the given bench mark
  • Ensure the check-list is completed and submitted
  • Work safely in trenches and on excavation sites.
  • Ensure good house-keeping
  • To follow operating manuals and general signage
  • To report all defects on a machine and care for the machine
  • To be fit for work and care for others.
  • To follow correct instructions from the respective supervisor and laid down procedure and regulations.
  • Performs other related duties that may be required

Qualifications and Experience

  • Full Grade 12 Certificate.
  • Competence Certificate in Excavators
  • Experience in other auxiliary machines (Grader, Dozer) will be an added advantage
  • At least three (3) years’ experience
  • Valid Silicosis
  • Valid First Aid Certificate will be an added advantage

Method of Application

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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