FQM Engineer Instrumentation Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs

FQM Engineer Instrumentation Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs. FQM Zambia programme looking for “Engineer Instrumentation”. Applicants with A Preferably a Degree of a Diploma in Electrical may apply on or before 10 June 2022.

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. is a Canadian-based mining and metals company whose principal activities include mineral exploration, development and mining. Its main product is copper, which accounts for 80% of revenues as of 2016.

FQM Engineer Instrumentation Jobs 2022

The FQM has published a job vacancy announcement on 31 May 2022 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Engineer Instrumentation to be based in Solwezi, Zambia.

Recruiter First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (FQM)
Position Engineer, Instrumentation – Automation & Control
Location Solwezi, Zambia
Country Zambia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Preferably a Degree of a Diploma in Electrical
Experience Required equivalent appropriate experience
Application Deadline 10 June 2022

FQM Job Vacancy 2022

Job Purpose: Will be responsible to execute / perform tasks related to Control & Instrumentation Systems with specific emphases on PLC Hardware, PLC Configuration, PLC Algorithms and Programming, Field Bus Systems / Fibre Optics Systems, Wireless Systems – ensuring the availability / reliability and operational efficiency of all the Control Systems and Field Instrumentation as per the design of the Operation; in order to minimize production down time. This employee will be required to perform Shift Work / Standby duties from time to time, as required by the Operations / Management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • PLC Hardware, Configuration, Programming, Troubleshooting, RCA Process Control Related.
  • SCADA / HMI Hardware, Configuration, Programming, Troubleshooting, RCA Process Control Related.
  • VSD, Simocode Configuration and Programming.
  • Data Historian Database Management, Configuration and Programming.
  • Installation / Maintenance, Configuring of Field Bus Systems ( Profibus / Ethernet ) / Fibre Optical Systems – ensuring that both Company and Vendor Safety and Quality standards are adhered to, whilst ensuring minimum disruption to the Process Plant Operation or Production.
  • Performing Fault Analysis / Fault Finding on Field Bus Systems ( Profibus / Ethernet ) / Fibre Optical Systems in order to eliminate re-occurrences of repetitive faults and improve Process Control System reliability and efficiency.
  • An understanding of the Network Drawings of the Processing Plant in relation to the Control & Instrumentation Systems and Equipment installed.
  • Updating / Redlining of Process Control Documentation – Functional Specifications, Diagrams and Drawings.
  • Adherence to the Company Planned and Preventative Maintenance schedules and procedures.
  • Execute all Maintenance schedules in area of responsibility.
  • Keeping record of all changes and red-line required Systems / Network Drawings in area of responsibility and provide feedback to Direct Line Supervisor.
  • Adhere to the correct and safe usage of all Workshop Tools and PPE. Apply and Practice correct and Safe Working principles and standards during all Installation / Maintenance Tasks.
  • Develop, Reviewing SOP’s related to Process Control Systems.
  • Be a Team player in the Control & Instrumentation Section and comply with all KMP Health and Safety requirements.
  • Liaise with Senior Supervisors, Instrumentation Technicians and other Engineering disciplines in order to provide a full range of Control & Instrumentation Services / Support to Production, Processing Team, other Engineering Teams.
  • Other Duties, as per instruction from Direct Line Supervisors, or Management.


  • Preferably a Degree of a Diploma in Electrical / Instrumentation / Electronics, or equivalent appropriate experience
  • Qualification in the Electrical or Instrumentation / Electronics.


  • Preference to PLC, DCS, SCADA, HMI Systems, Data Historian Systems.
  • Preference to Siemens Step 7, WinCC and PCS 7.
  • Must have the ability in reading an Instrumentation Drawings.
  • Must have the abillity in understanding Profibus Networking / Fibre Optical Networking – integrating with Siemens Control Systems.
  • Must have Technical abillity.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full Time
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply FQM Engineer Instrumentation Jobs 2022

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to this link Click Here

The Closing Date: 10 June 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Particulars Details Link
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Official Website www.first-quantum.com