FQM Senior Engineer Jobs 2021 – Zambia Jobs

FQM Senior Engineer Jobs 2021 – Zambia Jobs. FQM Zambia programme looking for “Senior Engineer“. Applicants with a BSc / BEng Mining may apply on or before 2nd June 2021.

First Quantum is a global copper company. We produce copper in the form of concentrate, cathode and anode, and have inventories of nickel, gold and cobalt. We operate long life mines in several countries and employ approximately 20,000 people world-wide.

FQM Senior Engineer Jobs 2021

The FQM has published a job vacancy announcement on 1st June 2021 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Senior Engineer to be based in Solwezi, Zambia.

Recruiter First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (FQM)
Position Senior Engineer, Drill and Blast
Location Solwezi, Zambia
Country Zambia
Total Vacant Post 01
Qualification BSc / BEng Mining
Experience Required Minimum of 5 years
Application Deadline 2nd June 2021

FQM Job Vacancy 2021

Job Purpose: A good job description starts with an attention-grabbing summary of the position and its role within your company. Your summary should provide an overview of your company and expectations for the position. Outline the types of activities and responsibilities required for the job so job seekers can determine if they are qualified, or if the job is suitable for them.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design, plan, monitor and report on all drill and blast activities to ensure a productive and efficient mining operations.
  • Produce accurate Drill and Blast designs in a timely manner, as defined by 3 monthly and weekly plans provided by short range engineering.
  • Under the direction of the Chief Engineer undertake Drill and Blast related project studies and investigations: blast movement monitoring, wall control blasting trials, electronic initiation designs, mine introduce Innovative D&B Engineering techniques and products.
  • Be able to verify, analyse and report blast performance data.
  • Liaise with other department on deliverables inputs and stake holders.

Compliance / Quality Control

  • Champion Operational quality control. Ensure holes are drilled to Engineering planned depth, location, and Inclination to achieve the desired blast results.
  • Prepare, Monitor and updates production data associated with Drilling and Blasting activities.
  • Review q/a data digging rates and blast videos determine areas of further improvement.
  • Ensure Blast masters plans for the 3 months’ forecast are produced in timely manner.
  • Review and analyse contractor short reports identifying trends and inefficiencies.
  • Consult and develop a close working relationship with the Geotechnical Engineer in order to optimize pit wall stability.
  • Develop a sense of continuous improvement. Seek to streamline drill and blast process to increase productivity, quality and compliance.
  • Other duties as directed by the Mine Manager.


  • BSc / BEng Mining.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in international mining.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with many stakeholders.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to maintain self-discipline within a stressful environment.
  • Ability to lead a multi-cultural environment.
  • Middle management experience.

Behavioural Traits:

  • Ability to maintain composure when dealing with conflicting priorities while providing consistent leadership and direction.
  • Must be able to develop and maintain a cohesive working team.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure, remaining on track and compensating for variances.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage suppliers/contractors.
  • Vision to perceive risks and opportunities and an ability to act on these circumstances accordingly.
  • Ability to develop solutions in a rapidly changing and mentally challenging environment.
  • Willingness to take initiative on projects, design changes, and inventive solutions.

Extensive experience with

  • Oxygen Plants, Utilities & Services operations
  • Multistage Turbine and screw air compressors
  • Pumps
  • Turbo Expanders
  • Low pressure turbine air blowers
  • Water treatment plants
  • HFO and Diesel Fuel Distribution Systems
  • Asset Management knowledge and experience a must
  • Project Management qualification will be an added advantage

Other Details

  • Contract Type: On-going
  • Categories: Engineering
  • Selection Process: Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply FQM Senior Engineer Jobs 2021

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: 2nd June 2021

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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