First Quantum Minerals Ltd
First Quantum Minerals Ltd
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3 months ago

Mechanic

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At First Quantum, we free the talent of our people by taking a very different approach which is underpinned by a very different, very definite culture – the “First Quantum Way”.

Working with us is not like working anywhere else, which is why we recruit people who will take a bolder, smarter approach to spot opportunities, solve problems and deliver results.

Our culture is all about encouraging you to think independently and to challenge convention to deliver the best result. That’s how we continue to achieve extraordinary things in extraordinary locations.

Job description:

Purpose of the Role:

The purpose of this role is to perform mechanical maintenance repairs on vehicles and accurately identify problems to propose timely repair plans in line with the set company rules and regulations.

Specific Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintain records on services and repairs on vehicles.
  • Carry out planned maintenance by inspecting, testing the vehicles and completing preventive maintenance such as oil changes.
  • Prepare accurate service and repair reports in a timely manner.
  • Explaining mechanical problems and possible solutions to vehicle users.
  • Testing parts and systems to ensure they work correctly.
  • Ensuring all critical parts are checked and tested.
  • Ensuring that the car is fully tested and confirmed to be road worth before handing it over.
  • Performing basic automotive care, including changing oil and filters.
  • Repairing or replacing worn, old or defective parts of a car.
  • Diagnose mechanical and electrical problems using provided Electronic Scanners/Detective tools.
  • Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance and calling for repairs.
  • Schedule future maintenance sessions and advise motorists on good vehicle use.
  • Operate tools, equipment, and machinery according to prescribed safety procedures.
  • Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties including lifting and climbing.
  • Correct unsafe conditions in work area and report any conditions that are not correctable to supervisor immediately.
  • Help keep shop, equipment, and tools in safe operating condition.
  • Perform any other duties as and when assigned by the Supervisor.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Grade 12 school certificate.
  • Trade/Craft certificate in Automotive Mechanics
  • 3-5 years’ work experience in similar role
  • Must demonstrate very good record-keeping skills
  • Class C Driver’s License

Key Job Attributes:

  • Must be physically fit
  • Unquestionable work ethic and integrity
  • Must be hard – working and dependable
  • Able to multitask
  • Must be able to work under pressure

Job Specific Competencies:

  • Troubleshooting
  • Basic Knowledge on Electrical
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Ability to use diagnostic equipment
  • Excellent knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and electronic components of vehicles
  • Working knowledge of vehicle diagnostic systems and methods
  • Ability to handle various tools
  • Communication skills with good command of the English Language.

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on the company website below.

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First Quantum Minerals Ltd
Solwezi
Mining enterprises
Drilling & Exploration
Mining processing & 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.