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

Driver, Service Vehicle

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:

The driver must ensure that mobile transportation of equipment and needful movement of items is done in a save and timely manner.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Do inspections on mobile equipment and accessories to identify defects that can compromise the safe operating such equipment.
  • Do thorough inspections on lifting devices and identify defects of such.
  • Ensure that you are aware of the loads to be transported and/or lifted.
  • Identify work areas and ensure the safest travelling and positioning of the truck to perform lifting and loading tasks.
  • Inspect the integrity of Man lifting equipment to ensure safe lifting of combined loads, (people and tools).
  • Basic maintenance on the hydraulic crane-like greasing of pins & jibs and the swivel point.
  • Be able to inspect lifting equipment and identify defects to ensure no defective slings or equipment is attached to hydraulic crane hook when performing a lifting task.
  • Be a self-starter and able to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Demonstrate a commitment to workplace safety and the safety of your fellow employees
  • Be accurate, methodical, and practical when performing tasks.
  • Follow laid down policies and procedures as outlined by management.
  • Compliance JSA’s, Work Procedure’s, SWI’s, etc.
  • Ensure compliance with Safety and Environmental Management systems, policies and procedures along with ensuring that all risks have been identified, managed and safe working environment is maintained
  • Ensure good housekeeping practices are maintained by enforcing cleaning up before, during and after every task and not leaving any hazards within the workplace
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Grade 12 Certificate.
  • Valid driver’s licence on medium-heavy vehicles.
  • 3 years’ experience preferably in the mining industry.
  • Proven knowledge and experience on driving practise, road ethics, road rules and regulations.
  • Trained and certified to operate the applicable mobile equipment.

Behavioral Traits & Skills:

  • Be able to work under pressure and maintain good work standards and safety regulations.
  • The ability to make informed decisions.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • A positive, self-motivated and conscientious attitude.
  • Detail Orientation.
  • Problem Solving.
  • Team player.

Method of application

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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