First Quantum Minerals Ltd Technical Advisor, Mining Technology Jobs in Zambia

First Quantum Minerals Ltd Technical Advisor, Mining Technology Jobs in Zambia

Job description:

  • To provide Technical support in the Administration, installation and repairs of all mining systems on site to an agreed acceptable level of performance at the lowest sustainable cost.

  • The Technical Advisor will supervise and make sure all Mining Technologies are in good working order by following accepted industrial specifications.


    • Provide Technical guidance and expertise to the maintenance personnel and provide opportunities for continuous improvement;

    • Address Technical issues on the Equipment and carry daily inspections to a high standard to ensure defects are identified prior to failure;

    • Provide the resources and estimates needed to plan and schedule the defects into Pronto and make sure they are executed prior to failure;

    • Assist in the on-going development and compliance of the departmental, particularly in his/her area of influence, as well as company objectives and strategic plans;

    • Assist in the implementation and on-going use of Pronto Plant Maintenance to maximize accurate costing at the work order level; and

    • Provide mentoring and coaching support to the Supervisors to ensure they understand shift priorities and can direct the team as needed.

    • Ability to use Root- cause analysis tools in investigating breakdowns and sub-standard performance of equipment.

    • Actively participate in all section activities which include toolbox meetings and shift handover communication to promote excellence in communications.

    • Provide technical advice for existing equipment and Development projects.

    • To assist in the implementation of the safety system and procedures required by the Zambian mines regulations and Act.

    • Responsible
    for the administration, repair and Optimization of the Mine's Private Radio Network.

    • Oversee management of all Radio repeater stations on site - as well as installation, programming and repairing of all user equipment on site.

    • Administration, repair and Optimization of the Mine's Pit Rajant Mesh Network

    • Ensure that all Repair and Installation of WENCO fleet management system on all Mining Hauling Machines are done on time.

    • Responsible for administration, installation and repair of Driver Safety System (DSS) on all Mining hauling machines.

    • Responsible for administration and repair of Avigilon CCTV systems around the Mine Site.

    • In charge of repair and installation of Brigade systems on all Mining haul trucks.

    • Supervise personnel under the Mining Technology Section.

    • Developing SOP’s for the section.


    • Minimum of a Grade Twelve (Grade 12) School Certificate

    • Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering/ Computer Science/ ICT or Equivalent.

    • A minimum of 8 years’ relevant experience in a similar role

    • Must have vast experience dealing with Mining Technologies in the mining industry.

    • Must have extensive supervision experience.

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