First Quantum Minerals Ltd
First Quantum Minerals Ltd
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Artisan, Boilermaker

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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:

Overall Job Purpose

To assist the Mine Services department in the handling, construction and maintenance of all mine services dewatering systems and ancillary services with a focus on all Boilermaker activities and similar tasks associated within the section.

Specific Job Responsibility

  • Ensure statutory Compliance at all times and standard procedure task inspections
  • Ensuring that all maintenance, manufacturing, installation, repairs and projects are completed to craft standards and carried out in a safe and efficient manner, to ensure maximum reliability and uptime.
  • Meeting set work targets for daily work group activities in accordance with applicable policies and procedures.
  • Achieving results through prioritizing activities, monitoring the progress of assignments, and holding self-accountable for the results.
  • Motivate yourself and others in overcoming obstacles and achieving goals.
  • Planning & assisting in laying out of work on new projects.
  • Ensuring maximum plant availability and efficiency at all times.
  • A proven ability to work with other disciplines to achieve minimal disruption to plant operating times
  • Any other duties as assigned by the supervisor

Job Specific Competencies

  • Proven experience with pumping and piping systems and mining dewatering, unplanned repair, manufacture and installation tasks on plant equipment.
  • Ability to read drawings Develop and construct required steel or other medium work.
  • High regard and commitment to safe work practices
  • Experience with MIG/TIG welding will be advantageous

Key Job Attributes

  • Attention to detail
  • Must possess Excellent communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Must be flexible to work and attend to any shift as assigned
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Personal accountability
  • Must be an active listener
  • Must be a good team player
  • Must demonstrate good peer relationships
  • Must be able to effectively manage time
  • Must be smart
  • Self-driven

Experience required to perform in this job

  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in a large mining operation or similar environment


  • Full Grade 12 certificate
  • Craft Certificate in Boiler making
  • Valid Zambian driver’s license
  • Must be a member of EIZ and registered with ERB
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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.