FQM Senior Officer – Strata Control Officer Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs

FQM Senior Officer – Strata Control Officer Jobs 2022 – Zambia Jobs. FQM Zambia looking for “Senior Officer – Strata Control Officer”. Applicants with A Bachelor’s Degree may apply on or before 23 September 2022.

FQM Senior Officer – Strata Control Officer Jobs 2022

The FQM has published a job vacancy announcement on 10 September 2022 for qualified Zambia’s to fill in the vacant post of Senior Officer – Strata Control Officer to be based in Kalumbila, Zambia.

Recruiter First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (FQM)
Position Senior Officer – Strata Control Officer
Location Kalumbila, Zambia
Country Zambia
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Bachelor’s Degree
Experience Required At least 5 years
Application Deadline 23 September 2022

FQM Job Vacancy 2022

Overall Job Purpose:

Responsible and accountable for the implementation of the slope and waste rock dump design to ensure safety of operations and optimization of ore extraction.

Coordination of geotechnical activities and processes as well as application of systems and processes aligned to best practices. Effective geotechnical engineering service delivery to the Mining Technical and Mining Operations Departments.

Specific Job Responsibility:

  • Manage slope design and implementation processes in the area of responsibility
  • Manage geotechnical data collection and reduction processes
  • Effectively monitor and control geotechnical engineering activities and processes
  • Plan, prioritise and coordinate operational strata control tasks and activities
  • Supervising strata control processes
  • Develop quality controls to ensure alignment with standardisation requirements, policies, procedures and operating standards
  • Ensure effective service delivery and support to ensure a productive mining environment
  • Identify production compromising conditions, defects and improvement opportunities
  • Ensure adherence to international best practice and legislative requirements
  • Provide services and support related to bench/wall instability and incident investigations
  • Identify changes in the production environment, defects and safety risks
  • Provide input into the development of safety standards, processes, policies and procedures
  • Maintain effective stakeholder relationships (Mining Operations, Consultants and Contractors).
  • Provide coaching and advice to operational stakeholders aligned to best practices
  • Liaise with Technical Services personnel to assist with pro-active or re-active measures related to short-term layouts, implementation, auditing and planning
  • Resolve and or escalating operational geotechnical engineering related queries or breakdowns declared
  • Ensure successful teamwork and supervision of geotechnical engineering resources
  • Build competencies through support, on-the-job coaching and participation in training and development requirements
  • Participate in the continuous improvement of the Geotechnical Engineering Function Ensure adherence to organisational best practice and legislative requirements
  • Actively participate in creating a safe mining environment
  • Maintain effective stakeholder relationships
  • Ensure successful teamwork and supervision of geotechnical engineering resources
  • Continuous improvement of the Geotechnical Engineering Function

Qualification & Experience:

  • At least 5 years geotechnical engineering experience in a larger hard rock open pit mining environment after obtainment of a strata control certificate or equivalent.
  • Familiarity with open pit slope design processes.
  • Familiarity with Deswick Software.
  • SADC Driver’s License
  • Grade 12 certificate with Maths and Science
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mining Engineering, Geological Engineering or Civil Engineering
  • Strata Control Certificate
  • Rock Mechanics Certificate added advantage
  • Blasting Licence added advantage
  • Master’s Degree in Rock Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Engineering Geology or Civil Engineering added advantage

Other Details

  • Requisition Number: JR7471
  • Country: Zambia
  • Contract Type: On-going
  • Location: Kalumbila
  • Categories: Mine Geology

How to Apply FQM Senior Officer – Strata Control Officer 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: 23 September 2022

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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Official Website www.first-quantum.com

About Us!

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.