Plant Fitter

Plant Fitter

Barrick Lumwana Mining Company Ltd (LMC), a copper mining company owned by Barrick Gold Corporation is situated in the North Western region of Zambia, some 300 km west of the Zambian Copperbelt and 95 km south west of the provincial capital of Solwezi. The mine is a multi-pit, multi staged operation mining approximately 100MT of ore and waste per annum and producing copper concentrates containing an average of 120,000 tonnes of copper metal per year over a twenty (20) year mine life, making Lumwana the largest single open cut copper mine in Africa. The Company is now looking for an experienced and qualified individual to be considered for the position of Plant Fitter.

Role Summary

  • Reporting to the Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor you will be responsible for ensuring safe installation, maintenance and repairs of all mechanical equipment within the Process Maintenance Department and the Site.

Your duties will include but not limited to the following:


  • Utilize “Safety Cards” to conduct Field Level Risk Assessments [FLRA], Job Safety Analysis [JSA]. Identify and correct hazards, as appropriate, reporting all hazard findings to immediate supervision
  • Promote and comply with the LMC Occupational Health & Safety Policy.
  • Carry out maintenance activities assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor in accordance with safe work procedures(SWP)
  • Building of Units in the workshop to drawings and specifications supplied
  • Identify and resolve issues associated with breakdown/corrective maintenance in a timely manner
  • Interpret hydraulic and pneumatic drawings and attend to problems related to them
  • Ensure that the workshop is maintained in a clean and safe condition.
  • Ensure that the Team’s tools and equipment are maintained in a clean, complete and safe condition.
  • Provide feedback to maintenance supervisor as necessary.
  • Complete PM sheets and other job related paperwork to a high standard focusing on the accuracy of information returned [labour hours, parts used, tasks completed, other defects identified and suggestions for job plan improvement].
  • Give technical specifications for parts and enter work requests in Pronto as required
  • Coordinate and supervise contractor work during shutdowns
  • Able to carry out mechanical running and stopped inspection of fixed plant equipment
  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping in the work area both during and after completing a job. This includes returning used parts to stores, Rotables and equipment’s to designate areas.
  • Assist to report overall equipment and infrastructure performance.
  • Cooperate with the maintenance planners regarding input schedules and accurate information.
  • Accountable for completion of all tasks identified in the MOS Elements to the specified quality and timelines as assigned to this role
  • Scope out or validate, as appropriate, work order assigned tasks in terms of labor hour estimates, parts, materials, specialized tooling, etc.
  • Be visible in the workplace, and
  • Any other tasks as assigned by your Supervisor

Experience & Qualifications

  • Craft Certificate or better in Mechanical Engineering
  • Grade 12 School Certificate
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in maintenance of Fixed Plant Equipment and associated infrastructure preferably in the mining industry or a mineral processing industry role.
  • Able to read, understand and reference maintenance manuals and assembly drawings
  • Able to interpret hydraulic and pneumatic drawings and draft sketches.
  • Able to maintain and repair all mechanical equipment (pumps, screens, crushers, gear boxes, slurry pumps, mills, flotation cells etc.
  • Adhering to Safety Standards, procedures, rule and regulations.
  • Experience in large multi process operations utilising large scale Process Plant equipment.
  • Able to drive a light vehicle and hold a current Zambian drivers licence.
  • Be physically fit and be able to pass a pre-employment medical examination.
  • Must have excellent good written and oral communication skills in English
  • Zambian Nationals who meet requirements for this position and are resident in Zambia are strongly encouraged to apply

How to apply

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Executive Assistant Manager – Food and Beverage

Job description

  • Responsible to manage and control the Food and Beverage Department and ensure achievement of budgeted sales and target profits
  • Ensure the highest standards of Food & Beverage and presentation in all food and beverage outlets
  • Extensive knowledge of the F&B field in the hospitality industry
  • In-depth understanding of Hotel Accounting procedures with strong administrative capabilities
  • Must be fully computer literate in Micros, Excel, and Opera etc.
  • Proven track record in terms of leadership ability and must display an ability to communicate freely with subordinates, peers, managers and the public in general
  • An organized person, neat and tidy in appearance with a positive attitude towards work
  • Attend Management meetings as scheduled
  • Exceptional organizational skills with high levels of initiative
  • High level of Mental Alertness, high energy levels, and high level of perseverance
  • Liaise with the Head Chef on Food stock, quality presentation, stock control and menu development.
  • Set objectives and targets of each section in order to maximize revenue, profitability and guest satisfaction.
  • Assertive/Self-starter and a team player that can work easily with people
  • Responsible to manage and control the F&B outlets as directed from time to time as well as all the staff in the specified outlets
  • Be pro-active and use initiative with regards to all Food & Beverage as well as Service related functionality areas, handling of complaints, and to ensure achievement of budgeted sales and profit targets

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Grade 12 School certificate or Equivalent
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Hotel Management
  • Must have 5-8 years of experience in a similar /related position

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Operator, Grader I

Operator, Grader I

Requisition Number: 503035
Contract Type: Fixed Term
Country: Zambia
Location: Kalumbila (140km west of Solwezi)
Site: Sentinel
Categories: Construction, Operations / General Management

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.


  • Should manage spillages on all mine roads
  • Ensure the check-list is completed and submitted
  • 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


  • Minimum of a Grade Nine (Grade 9) School Certificate


  • A minimum of 2 years relevant experience in the field

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