FQM Auto – Electrician Jobs in Zambia

FQM Auto – Electrician Jobs in Zambia


Purpose of the role:

  • Reporting to the Electrical Shift Supervisor, the position is responsible for assisting in implementation of preventive and responsive electrical maintenance of auto-electrical systems in the mining area, to ensure maximum operational performance is achieved in a safe and cost effective manner while ensuring compliance with relevant procedures, polices, legal requirements and consent conditions .

    Key Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Adhere to the company’s planned and preventive maintenance schedules and procedures.

    • Respond to unplanned breakdowns when on duty timeously.

    • Effectively maintain and repair electrical systems on diesel propelled mining equipment.

    • Report all safety incidents immediately to the Supervisor.

    • Maintain the correct and safe usage of all hand tools and company property within your section.

    • Report all defective tools, record and control all replacement of tools.

    • Any other duties as directed by the Electrical Shift Supervisor.

    Key Job Attributes

    • Able to handle work with a great sense of professionalism

    • Possesses good organizational skills

    • Identify repairs required via unfair wear and tear, and advise the shift supervisor.

    • Maintain a professional approach to duties and responsibilities with the capability of making timely, rational decisions and an ability to meet deadlines.

    • Act with honesty and integrity in all areas: maintain confidentiality in dealings with subordinates, clients and customers.

    • Demonstrate accuracy, time management and organizational skills.

    • Maintain a professional work ethic through effective, honest communication with supervisors, peers, and subordinates.

    • Commitment to reach or exceed maintenance, operational and safety goals.

    • Work effectively in a team environment, supporting other team members when needed.

    • The ability and drive to manage maintenance work group in a technically challenging and geographically remote maintenance environment.

    • Sound planning, analytical, and problem solving skills.

    • Well-developed interpersonal,
    written and oral communication skills in English.

    • Knowledge and understanding of diverse third world cultures and customs an advantage.

    Qualifications & Experience

    • Full grade twelve (12) certificate

    • Craft Certificate/ Diploma in Automotive Engineering with a Specialization in Auto-Electricity

    • Valid Driver’s license

    • Knowledge in Basic First Aid and Basic Health and Safety

    • Excellent team building, organization and communication skills

    • At least 5 years’ working experience in heavy equipment operations preferably in the mining environment.

    • Proven experience in maintenance of mining industry diesel propelled ancillary mobile equipment and/or drills including dozers, excavators, wheel dozers, service trucks, and wheel loaders.

    • Experience in maintenance of diesel propelled drills such as Sandvik

    • Experience in some or all of the following machines: Volvo AF40 series; Komatsu D375, D475, HD1500, HD758, WA300, WA600, WD500 and WD900 series; Liebherr 9100 and 9250 series.

    Job Specific Competencies

    • Demonstrated application of continuous improvement principles.

    • Demonstrated ability to work safely and improve team safety awareness.

    • Member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ).

    • Can demonstrate understanding of mobile equipment electrical circuit analysis, troubleshooting, installation and repair.

    • Proven ability to maintain, repair, wire, and install auto electrical components including electrical harnesses, starter motors, alternators, valves, solenoids.


    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; FQM Procurement Officer Jobs in Zambia


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