Mopani Copper Mines Plc
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Sectional Ventilation Officer – 1

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Mopani Copper Mines PLC, a joint venture company comprising major shareholders Glencore, First Quantum Minerals Ltd and ZCCM Investment Holdings, owns operations in Mufulira and Nkana on the Copperbelt in Zambia. The company’s success has been as a result of its focused approach to improvement and the mutually beneficial relationship enjoyed with its stakeholders – an important sector of which is its employees. The Company seeks the services of a qualified Ventilation Officer X 1 reporting the Senior


Successful candidate will be responsible for planning, organizing and coordinating all underground activities which include airflow surveys, dust sampling, inspections, record wet-dry bulb readings and gas sampling in order to meet production targets in the most safest, efficient and effective manner at minimum labour and operational costs.

Regularly inspect and test workplaces to ensure adequate ventilation flows and atmospheric contaminants are as low as can be reasonably achieved

Operate, calibrate and maintain instrumentation

Conduct, record and report any atmospheric contaminant sampling requested by an Inspector

Record the wet and dry bulb temperatures of all workplaces where conditions could adversely affect the safety and health of persons

Report promptly to the Manager any defect or deficiency in the ventilation at the mine or any atmospheric contaminant level in a workplace that exceeds the exposure standard

Provide guidance to any technician employed to assist.

Drive the health, safety and environment standards/policy awareness and practice in the

Department to ensure compliance.


Grade 12 Certificate

Diploma in Mine Ventilation

Three (2) years post qualification experience in mining (underground) environment

Must have Blasting Licence and FirstAid certificate

Fully paid up member of EIZ

Under the age of 38 years

Key to the success of this portfolio is the incumbent’s ability to work on his own initiative, paying particular attention to company policies and corporate objectives.

How to apply

Qualified and experienced applications should submit an application not later with contact numbers, detailed curriculum vitae with three pages or less and three referees to:

Human Resources Superintendent Manpower

Mopani Copper Mines Plc

PO Box 22000,


Application deadline
19 Dec 22:00