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Operator, Komatsu PC5500 BH Face Shovel

Job Field:
Mine Operations Jobs
Discipline:
Mine Operations - Other Jobs
Minerals:
Copper
Country:
Zambia
Region:
Zambia All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Currency:
GBP£
Salary Description:
Negotiable
Posted:
13-Sep-21
Recruiter:
First Quantum Minerals
Job Ref:
JR3695

Purpose of Role

Reporting to the Area Supervisor, the PC 5500 BH/FS Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the PC 5500 BH/FS loading unit.

Specific Job Responsibility

The specific tasks to be performed by the position holder will include;

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Digging following sequence whenever possible (starting with safe cut to the clean-up cut)

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Spotting trucks correctly for good productivity and safety of the trucks.

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​ Load trucks to capacity, thus avoiding overloads and underloads to meet production targets.

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Ensuring hourly production targets are met.

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Operator must be able to load trucks using single(blind/view) and double side loading

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Loading trucks making sure the material is in the centre of the truck pan.

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Horn the correct signals to communicate to trucks. (1 for stopping and releasing. 2 for forward and 3 for reversing)

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Must follow dig limits and material types accordingly.

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Log on to Modular immediately on the machine

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Ensuring that shovel KPIs are being achieved in a safe manner

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Follow all given assignments

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Any other tasks as may be delegated upon by the supervisor.

​Experience & Qualification

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Minimum 2 years' experience in an open pit set up

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PC 5500 BH/FS operating permit or any equivalent​

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Full grade 12 certificate

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Machine specific training and certification

Job Specific Competencies

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Must possess knowledge on how to do the pre- start on the machine.

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Must be able to identify defects.

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Must be conversant with controls/parts and their functions on a machine

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Must possess knowledge about machine shut down and emergency procedures

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Must be able to operate a two-way radio and be able to use of modular system.

Key Job Attributes

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Must possess Excellent communication skills

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Problem solving skills

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Must be flexible to work and attend to any shift as assigned

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Ability to multi-task

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Personal accountability

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Must be an active listener

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Must be a good team player

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Must demonstrate good peer relationships

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Must be able to effectively manage time

* self-driven
* Must be safety conscious

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Closing Date:
27/09/2021

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