First Quantum Minerals Ltd
First Quantum Minerals Ltd
Posted Job
about 3 years ago

Engineer - Automation & Control

This listings application deadline has expired so it is probably out of date

View all jobs →

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. has grown from a small mineral operation in Zambia into a multinational mining business in less than two decades, with a global portfolio of copper and nickel assets in Europe, Africa, Australia and South America. This phenomenal growth is down to FQM people who have strived to be Bolder, Smarter and Driven in everything they do. In March 2013, First Quantum Minerals acquired Inmet Mining Corporation, a Canadian-based mining company primarily producing copper and zinc from mines in Finland, Spain and Turkey, with also a major copper deposit under development in Panama, known as Cobre Panama. The combination of the First Quantum and Inmet assets has created one of the world’s leading copper producers with a geographically diversified portfolio of high-quality operations and development projects in eight countries across five continents. With a strategic plan to produce more than 1 million tonnes per annum of copper within five years, the Company is poised to become the largest, widely-held pure-play copper producer and one of the top five copper producers in the world. The holder of this position will be required to adhere to all relevant requirements, policies, procedures and legal regulations pertaining to health, safety, environment and quality, as well as finance, human resources, and any other regulations as required by the company and relevant to the level of the role and responsibilities of the function.

Key Responsibilities

  • Execute / Perform Maintenance tasks covering the entire Plant with regards to Control & Instrumentation Systems, including the following:
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 and other Engineering Teams.
  • Other Duties, as per instruction from Direct Line Supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Degree or Diploma in Electrical / Instrumentation / Electronics, or equivalent appropriate experience
  • Qualification in the Electrical / Instrumentation.
  • Member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)
  • Experience
  • 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 ability.

Behavioural Traits

  • Teamwork
  • Bold Initiative
  • Thinking Safety
  • Upholding Quality
  • Technical Skill
  • Driving Quantity
  • Driving Attendance
  • Very good communicator with strong skills/knowledge ability

Operational Requirements

  • Excellent Computer Literacy
  • Overtime and standby work when required
  • Fluency in English
  • Depth perception
  • Colour distinction

How to apply

Send your applications to the link below:

First Quantum Minerals Ltd image
First Quantum Minerals Ltd
Solwezi
Mining enterprises
Drilling and Exploration
Mining processing and refining
Mining engineering
Founded in 1996, this company's operating platform currently consists of seven mines and one copper smelter across six countries: Kansanshi mine in Zambia, Guelb Moghrein in Mauritania, Las Cruces in Spain, Pyhäsalmi in Finland, Ravensthorpe in Australia and Çayeli in Turkey. First Quantum Minerals is uniquely positioned with a successful exploration program, an industry-leading project development track record, tier-one operating assets, an attractive project pipeline and good investment opportunities.
You may be interested in...
Jewel of Africa
Jewel of Africa
Jewellery and watches
White Gold Tourmaline & Diamonds Green Ring  image
$4,226
Buy on Shopbwana
Engagement rings have been the ultimate symbol of love for thousands of years. In ancient Egypt, they wore rings on the third finger of the left hand to mark where the "vein of love" went directly to the heart, starting a tradition that continues today. When pledging your love with unique Green Tourmaline Engagement Rings, you are starting your own family tradition.
Jewel of Africa
Jewel of Africa
Jewellery and watches
Yellow Gold Green Blue Tourmaline  Petal Ring image
$1,773
Buy on Shopbwana
Wear two or three of these petal rings with different gemstones to get an amazing bouquet!
Jewel of Africa
Jewel of Africa
Jewellery and watches
Yellow Gold Wedding   Band image
$257
Buy on Shopbwana
This Yellow Gold "Patterned Edge" wedding/engagement ring is the perfect simple and elegant ring for everyday wear. Suitable for men & women.
Jewel of Africa
Jewel of Africa
Jewellery and watches
Yellow Gold  Cubic Zirconia Bridal Set  image
$480
Buy on Shopbwana
Cubic Zirconia is a white, synthetic stone. Sparkly and hard, it can be an affordable, yet lovely, alternative to Diamonds.
Jewel of Africa
Jewel of Africa
Jewellery and watches
Yellow Gold Spessartite Garnet  Petal Ring  image
$1,010
Buy on Shopbwana
This ring is set with yellow gold and a flower gemstone, wear two of them to create a bouquet.
Umoyo Natural Health image
Umoyo Natural Health
Distribution and Merchandising
Toiletries and personal care
+3
Lusaka
+10 locations
Umoyo Natural Health was established in 2007 and has grown into a well-known and highly regarded supplier of natural health products in Zambia. The company sources high quality health products from all over the world, offering them for sale at their many Health Shops around Zambia. Staff undergo regular product training sessions enabling them to respond to clients' questions and recommend suitable products. Umoyo is passionate about health and looks forward to serving you!
Black Dot Media image
Black Dot Media
Marketing and PR
Design services
Multimedia and Advertising
Lusaka
With more than 25 years of experience in the advertising industry, Black Dot Media is an award winning creative advertising agency in Zambia that is constantly evolving. The company offers professional marketing, production and creative services, and digital advertising, as well as website and mobile app development services to clients in both the private and public sectors. It is committed to creating unforgettable and impactful work that remains etched on the minds of audiences for years to come. So, whether you are looking to raise brand awareness, launch a new product, or drive online traffic to your website, get in touch with Black Dot Media today. Their innovative team will recommend the most effective channels and tactics that are relevant to your business.
Master Glass image
Master Glass
Building materials
Aluminium windows and doors
Lusaka
Lusaka
Master Glass specialises in the supply and distribution of high-quality melamine boards, offering quality wood-based panels, such as particleboard, chipboard, plywood and MDF cut to size with exceptional accuracy. It also offers glass and mirrors suitable for both individual homes and larger buildings, supplied in sheets or cut to size. The company provides design and repair services as well as installation. It has a qualified team that is able to help clients find the right products for their needs and budget.
Great Wall Casino image
Great Wall Casino
Premier lounges
Pubs and Bars
Casino
Lusaka
Focused on world class gaming facilities, with a wide variety of choices from beginner to established players, Great Wall Casino offers casino entertainment at its best. You'll be treated as a VIP guest and enjoy the true ambiance of an established gentlemen's club. This casino welcomes a diverse mix of clients – from seasoned gamer to complete novice. Relax and chill out here, where flavours of the orient combine with old world opulence. Great Wall Casino does not require you to join as a member – guests can walk right in and start playing. With a well-established client base, this casino also attracts a steady stream of new clients.
Eric Silwamba, Jalasi & Linyama image
Eric Silwamba, Jalasi & Linyama
Legal practitioners
Dispute resolution
Commercial law
Lusaka
A Zambian law firm that specialises in corporate and commercial law, dispute resolution, litigation as well as constitutional and administrative law. They have a solid practice and represent several multinational clients. They are one of few Zambian firms listed on The World Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners websites. They have experience in advising clients from the mining, construction, agricultural and retail sectors. It has been in existence for over 30 years as Eric Silwamba and Company. In 2013 it was rebranded to Eric Silwamba, Jalasi and Linyama Legal Practitioners, following the admission of Joseph Jalasi and Lubinda Linyama as Partners.