1 Sep 2022

Operator, Mobile Equipment at First Quantum Minerals Ltd (FQM)

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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:

Overall Job Purpose

  • Member of the ETP team and reporting into the ETP Supervisor
  • To ensure the continuous availability and quality of all activities at ETP
  • To conduct and assist in all engineering, process and project activities
  • To conduct any other duties assigned by the supervisor
  • Mobile equipment operation where and when required within the scope of equipment trained and authorised to operate.
  • Taking care and responsibility for the mobile equipment assigned to him/her.
  • To keep the site clean
  • To do this while keeping people safe, protecting the equipment, and ensuring that no discharges occur to environment.


Job Specific Responsibilities

  • Wear and maintain PPE.
  • Follow KML safety procedures and guidelines.
  • Ensure compliance is maintained being authorised and trained for mobile equipment operated.
  • Undertake any ad hoc or non-routine requests assigned by the team leader
  • Complete operating checks according to instructions and deliver feedback to the team leader prior to end of each shift.
  • Communicate issues in any area specific matters
  • Ensure that the area is operating according to procedures.
  • Clean up if spillage occurs


Job Specific Competencies

  • Assist the ETP Supervisor in his duties.
  • Safe and controlled operation of mobile equipment under his/her charge as per authorisation and training.


Key Job Attributes

  • Initiative.
  • Strong drive to maximise production and improve the circuit operations.
  • Commitment to SHEC performance.
  • Strong drive and personal sense of ownership and accountability for circuit operations.
  • Ability to work and manage problems/actions across the timeframe of one shift.
  • Possess ability to analyse and understand metallurgical & equipment information.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Be diligent and thorough in approach.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • English language fluency.


Experience required to perform in this job

  • At least 1 year of experience in a processing plant
  • At least 2 years of experience in duties of mobile equipment operator



  • Grade 12 Certificate.
  • Trained and certified operator for multiple equipment;
  • Minimum requirement Telehandler, TLB, Tractor, LV, Mobilift, forklift
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Method of Application

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Closing Date : 15th September , 2022.


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