First Quantum Minerals Ltd
First Quantum Minerals Ltd
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Officer, Training – Maintenance

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Job Description

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:


The Officer, Training Maintenance is responsible for conducting hands on ‘training and assessment’ for FQMO Mining Division employees or designated contractors.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Planning for daily activities according to the training plan & schedule.
  • Conducting training in line with the Artisan training process.
  • Conducting assessments in line with the assessment procedure.
  • Coaching Learners.
  • Ensure that all training is in line with the company’s written procedures.
  • Liaising directly with the supervisors to minimize impact on production.


  • Complete all documentation to a high standard and ensure that it is handed in expediently.
  • Monitor the hours each trainee has completed to ensure adherence to the training path.
  • Administrate and record learning progress


  • Instill a high awareness of safety in all aspects of training.
  • Ensure that the focus of training is principally on safety.
  • Maintaining a pro-active approach to all aspects of operational and behavioural safety and encourage teamwork within the department in line with FQMO company values.
  • Proactively confront others about safety and security violations.


  • Grade 12 Certificate
  • Craft Certificate in HER/Auto Electric or related mechanical field
  • A qualification in Teaching Methodology
  • Member of EIZ
  • High standard of verbal communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to facilitate classroom and field training to groups of varying sizes.
  • A high level of competency on machinery in the required discipline.
  • Ability to supervise groups of trainees.
  • Ability to act as a mentor and role model to trainees.
  • Ability to conduct thorough training without impacting on production.


  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the mining industry
  • Experience working with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) for either Komatsu, Hitachi, Liebherr, Sandvik and Caterpillar (Excavators, Trucks, Ancillary Equipment, Drills)

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First Quantum Minerals Ltd
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.