FQM Mechanical Engineer Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs

FQM Mechanical Engineer Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs. FQM Zambia looking for “Mechanical Engineer”. Applicants with A Bachelor’s Degree may apply on or before 16 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 Mechanical Engineer Jobs 2022

The FQM has published a job vacancy announcement on 03 June 2022 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Mechanical Engineer to be based in Kalumbila, Zambia.

Recruiter First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (FQM)
Position Mechanical Engineer
Location Kalumbila, Zambia
Country Zambia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Bachelor’s Degree
Experience Required 7 years
Application Deadline 16 June 2022

FQM Job Vacancy 2022

Purpose of the role: Reporting to the Assistant Technical Manager, you will be responsible for assisting in the establishment of preventative and responsive mechanical fixed plant maintenance within the FQM Trident mine process plant: to ensure maximum operational performance is achieved in a safe and cost effective manner.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide guidance on the installation of new mechanical fixed plant operational equipment and systems, replacement of old, faulty or redundant mechanical fixed plant operational equipment and systems, inside the process plant as per the company and vendor’s safety and quality specifications.
  • Provide guidance on the mechanical fixed plant equipment to have the correct protection and safety parameter settings for safe and effective operation.
  • Provide guidance on the companies planned and preventative maintenance schedules and procedures for fixed plant mechanical equipment.
  • Provide guidance on all safety logbooks regarding inspections and authorizations according to the FQM Trident logbook procedure.
  • Provide guidance on stock levels of mechanical fixed plant equipment to be held in the warehouse and report all defective or substandard equipment.
  • Provide guidance on the correct type of all hand tools, required for the work within the fixed plant mechanical section.
  • Provide guidance on the safe usage of all mobile / hydraulic tools, required for the work within your section.
  • Provide guidance on the reporting of defective tools, the correct usage and control of hand tools.
  • Provide guidance on all mine site mechanical fixed plant drawings to be kept up to date and verified for redlined updates to be submitted to the drafting section for redrafting.
  • Provide knowledge and skills training for onsite personal, through our VFL program.
  • Assist in identifying of needs for specialized training requirements within the fixed plant area of responsibility.
  • Ensure record keeping is transparent and available for auditing purposes.
  • Assist in planning, coordinating, training and supervising all fixed plant mechanical functions.
  • Assist in creating of downtime / lost time, reports in a timely manner and presented to senior staff after each substantial production loss (due to equipment failure in the fixed plant), for evaluation and escalation to senior management.
  • Oversee that the planning of all mechanical fixed plant maintenance equipment is compliant with the company standards.
  • Provide guidance on maintenance tasks to be carried out in a safe, timely and efficient manner, to ensure maximum reliability as per policies and procedures.
  • Assist in planning of work, when new projects are to be executed.
  • Assist in archiving maximum plant availability on the fixed plant maintenance sections at all times.
  • Any other tasks as may be delegated upon by the supervisor.

Qualification & Experience:

  • G12 Certificate
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from a recognized institution or an equivalent mechanical qualification.
  • 7 years’ experience in a fixed plant mechanical maintenance environment, working as an appointed mechanical engineer.
  • Knowledge of crushers and conveyor systems are essential.
  • Knowledge of milling and grinding systems are essential.
  • Knowledge of flotation circuit are essential.
  • Knowledge of thickening and concentrate filtration are essential.
  • Knowledge of piping and pumping systems are essential.
  • Knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic systems are essential.
  • Maintenance and statutory testing of overhead cranes are essential.
  • Knowledge of gear boxes and pulley systems are essential.
  • Good knowledge on the use of mechanical measuring instruments.
  • Ability to read mechanical drawings and P & ID’s.
  • Computer literate in all the Microsoft packages.
  • A valid Zambian vehicle driving permit.
  • Registered as a member of the Engineering Institute of Zambia (EIZ).
  • Registered as a member of the Engineering Registration Board of Zambia (ERB).

Other Details

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

How to Apply FQM Mechanical Engineer 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: 16 June 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Particulars Details Link
Job Advertisement Download
Official Website www.first-quantum.com