25 Nov 2021

Coordinator, ERT at First Quantum Minerals Ltd (FQM)

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Job Description


To assist in conducting professional and proactive emergency response training as well as Implementation of Emergency Response and fire operating procedures.


  • Ensure established company Emergency Response practices and procedures are upheld.
  • Undertake Fire risk assessments before commencement of works as required.
  • Prepare Training programme on a monthly basis and report progress.
  • Update all fire inspection records and procedures on the site.
  • Ensure all regular fire inspections across the site are done within the scope
  • Maintain emergency preparedness and response procedures for fire, hazchem spills, & handling.
  • Undertake incident simulations and preparedness drills.
  • Ensure testing programs for all Emergency Response Equipment and detection systems are done in accordance with the Mining Regulation.
  • Provide accurate and detailed weekly and monthly reports.
  • Conduct basic firefighting training for all employees on site.
  • Make follow ups on all hot works in high risk areas requiring fire cover
  • Maintain Emergency Response Equipment including Fixed Fire protection, First
  • Aid, communication and Emergency vehicles and Rescue Equipment
  • Any duties as assigned by Management.


  • Full Grade 12 Certificate
  • Minimum of Degree in Safety Management- CIEH or Equivalent
  • Advanced First Aid / Advanced Life Support Certificate/Advanced Trauma Life Support Certificate.
  • Fire Service Statutory Examinations Leading Fire-Fighter or Sub/Officers will be an added advantage.
  • Fire Prevention and Breathing Apparatus courses.
  • Holder of Class C Drivers Licence.


  • A minimum of 5-8 years post qualification experience with at least 3 years in the mining industry
  • Able to command and control Emergency Response teams.
  • Experience in Firefighting & Rescue Operation Procedures.
  • Experience in Emergency Management and Crisis Preparedness/Management.
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Closing Date : 8th  December , 2021.


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