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Artisan, Instrumentation

First Quantum Minerals Ltd (FQM)

This is a Full-time position in Solwezi posted 30/03/2022.

Artisan, Instrumentation Jobs in First Quantum Minerals Ltd (FQM) Solwezi vacancies in Solwezi at First Quantum Minerals Ltd (FQM)

# Job Description

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:


Job title: Technician – Instrumentation

Site: Kansanshi Mining Plc

Department: Smelting Plant Engineering

Section: All Plant Field Instrumentation Equipment and Control


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Position reports to : Instrumentation Supervisor

Grade : Level 13

Direct reports: Instrumentation Technicians / Instrumentation


Will be responsible to perform allocated and specific tasks by ensuring the
Availability and Operational efficiency of all the installed Field
Instrumentation throughout the Smelter; in order to minimize / reduce
Production Down Time and also ensuring that all Process Parameters are
Effectively Functioning as per the Smelter Design and Operation. This employee
will be required to perform Shift / Standby Work Duties, as per the required
Key Responsibilities and other Tasks issued by either the Control &
Instrumentation Superintendent, Senior Supervisor and Supervisor.

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.

–>Instrumentation Maintenance of the Specific Allocated Instrumentation in his Area of Responsibility, including the following:
–>Installation, Fault Finding and Replacement of Instrumentation Equipment in area of responsibility – ensuring that both Company and Vendor Safety and Quality standards are adhered to, whilst ensuring minimum disruption to the Process Plant Operation or Production.
–>Perform Fault Analysis / Fault Finding / Root Cause Analysis in order to Eliminate Re-Occurrences of Repetitive Faults and improve Process Efficiency and Equipment.
–>An Understanding of the Control Narratives of the Processing Plant in relation to the Instrumentation Equipment installed and ability to Operate / Configure / Set-Up installed Instrumentation Equipment.
–>Adherence to the Company Planned and Preventative Maintenance Schedules in Area of Responsibility and Procedures.
–>Execute all Instrumentation Maintenance Schedules in area of Responsibility and focus on effective Communication with respect to Maintenance Works Orders and keep Back Log to the Minimum.
–>Keeping Record / Compile of all Instrumentation Log Sheets in Area of Responsibility and Provide Adequate / End of Shift Feedback to Direct Line Managers.
–>Ensure the Correct and Safe Usage of all Workshop Tools and PPE. Apply and Practice Correct and Safe Working / Operating Principles and Standards during all Instrumentation Maintenance Tasks and Comply / Adhere to all Safe Working / Operating Procedures.
–>Be a Team player in the Instrumentation Section and Comply with all KMP Health and Safety Requirements.
–>Liaise with Senior Supervisors Instrumentation , Instrumentation Supervisors, Control Systems Specialists, Instrumentation Specialists in order to provide a Full Range of Instrumentation Services / Support to Production, Processing Team, other Engineering Teams.
–>Ability to Setup, Calibrate and Maintain a wide variety of the latest Field Instrumentation related to Processing Plants.
–>Conduct Shiftly or Regular Inspection of the Plant to gather fresh information as basis in creating Work Schedules with Preventative Measures in mind.
–>Through Effective Work Practises and OEM requirements in order to cultivate, nurture and foster an enabling and Continuous Improvement Climate / Culture in the Specific Allocated Instrumentation in Area of Responsibility.
–>Ensure that proper and appropriate House Keeping are applied; after every Fault Finding Process and when using the Primary & Secondary Workshops and Specialized Equipment – House Keeping in this Area and Plant need to be adhered to at all times.
–>Adherence to the Call-Out / Breakdown Procedure – where all Major Equipment Failures are Reported immediately to the Control & Instrumentation Superintendent and also proper Feedback on the Progress of the Breakdown Task together with a proper auditable Root Cause Analysis.

–>Vendor and Contract of the Instrumentation Section, including:
–>Ensure Adequate Record Keeping of all Company and Vendor related Documentation; when required by Direct Line Managers.

–>Resource Management of the Instrumentation Section, including:
–>Ensure that Good Work Ethics is sustained by Effectively Discipline with reference to Absenteeism, Lateness, Overtime, Misconduct, etc. within the section.
–>Appropriate Leave Planning in conjunction with the Direct Line Managers.

–>Other Duties, as per Instruction from Control & Instrumentation Superintendent, Senior Supervisor and Supervisor.


–>Minimum of a Trade Certificate in Instrumentation, or Equivalent Appropriate Qualifications


–>A Minumum of 5 years Relevant Experience and Exposure as an Instrumentation Technician Level in a Pyromettalurgical Metallurgical Processing or Metallurgical Processing Environment.
–>Extensive Experience covering :
–>Fault Finding and Fault Analysis.
–>Reading Electrical / Instrumentation Drawings P&ID’s, Control Narratives, Schematic Diagrams, I/O Schedule, etc.
–>Siemens PLC Hardware Preferable, but not essential


–>Bold Initiative
–>Thinking Safety
–>Upholding Quality
–>Technical Skill
–>Driving Quantity
–>Driving Attendance
–>Positive Attitude
–>FQM Way


–>Excellent Computer Literacy Preferable, but not essential
–>Overtime and standby work when required
–>Fluency in English
–>Depth Perception
–>Colour Distinction


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Closing Date : 10th April, 2022.

Artisan, Instrumentation Jobs in First Quantum Minerals Ltd (FQM) Solwezi vacancies in Solwezi at First Quantum Minerals Ltd (FQM)

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