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Engineer; Statutory Mechanical Compliance


This is a Full-time position in Kalumbila, Zambia posted 20/09/2019.

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Requisition Number:*> 508068
Contract Type:*> Fixed Term
Country:*> Zambia
Location:*> Kalumbila (140km west of Solwezi)
Site:*> Sentinel
Categories:*> Engineering

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

Key Responsibilities:

The specific tasks to be performed by the position holder will include;

> This position will be required to adhere to all relevant requirements, policies, procedures and legal regulation pertaining to heal, safety, environment and quality, as well as finance, human resources and any other regulations as required by the Company.
> Coordinates statutory compliance in the Engineering Department and assist other Departments by creating procedures and guidelines to ensure that Governmental regulations and Industry rules are met by the Company in order to produce copper and Gold metals within the set budget safely.
> Coordinates information to keep the department up to date on new or revised regulations that may be relevant to running of the Engineering and Maintenance functions.
> Responsible for ensuring incidents are kept to a minimum and participates in the investigations of incidents/accidents and a review of procedures and relevant logbooks.
> Coordinates the Engineering Regulators and Government Inspectors who comes to site to inspect, examine and test or audit respective statutory equipment and personnel.
> Coordinates the acquisition of licenses from the Engineering Institution of Zambia for Company and Engineering professionals; radiation, by licensing the Company and all radiation sources and X-rays site; ZWMA to license all standard weights and scales in use on site; NCC to issue licenses for the Company and relevant contractor on site.

Stock control

> Ensure that stock levels of Statutory Compliance equipment spares and test equipment are maintained in the warehouse.
> Create new stock for all critical items to ensure minimum effect on production in the event of a failure.

Tools and audit

> Oversee the correct and safe usage of all hand tools within the Maintenance section.
> Record and control replacement of tools used for testing and inspections.
> Oversee maintenance of high safety standards on the condition and usage of all test equipment.

Training and development

> Provide, schedule and coordinate all necessary training to comply with all safety standards and statutory compliance.
> Identify needs for specialized training requirements within the section.


> Ensure all requests for services are adhered to.
> Enforce compliance by ensuring that no person is operating any equipment without an official permit.

Other duties

> Other duties as directed by the Maintenance Manager.
> Steel structure inspection and record keeping of these structures.

Knowledge & Skills:

> Exceptional knowledge of the Zambian Mining Regulations
> Excellent English communication skills (read, write & speak)
> Self-disciplined, motivated and organized
> Exceptional skills in the ability to prioritize workload
> Ability to work un-supervised on different tasks simultaneously
> Ability to multi-task when executing different projects


> Minimum Eight (8) years’ experience in Mechanical Engineering (after obtaining qualifications).
> Minimum of four years’ experience in a Fixed Plant Mining Environment.
> Excellent knowledge of Mechanical and Electrical systems.
> Able to read and understand Engineering drawings.
> Knowledge of Mining, Industry and Environmental Regulations.
> Leadership or supervisory skills.
> Computer literate, in Microsoft Computer packages.


> Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.
> Registered and current member of the Engineering Institute of Zambia (EIZ)
> Registered as a professional Engineer at the Engineering Registration Board of Zambia (ERB)
> A legal qualification will be an added advantage
> Valid Zambian light vehicle driver’s license

Applications close:*> 26 Sep 2019 FLE Daylight Time

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