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Shift Supervisor

Job Field:
Mine Operations Jobs
Discipline:
Mine Supervisor Jobs
Minerals:
Copper
Country:
Zambia
Region:
Zambia All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Currency:
GBP£
Salary Description:
Negotiable
Posted:
23-Jan-23
Recruiter:
First Quantum Minerals
Job Ref:
JR8841

Overall Job Purpose:

To lead a team responsible for pattern drilling, drill support service-, parking, lighting plant bays, demarcation, access, collar keepers, wood sticks, white bags and drill hole numbering.

Specific Job Responsibilities:

* Ensure that all operators and personnel entering the work area are adequately inducted on site safety procedures/systems and that these are complied with.
* Ensure all employees are trained, assessed and permitted to do the work (driving/operating permits and blasting licenses).
* Coach operators in order to teach and /or correct unsafe work habits.
* Identify hazard, fix or report them.
* Pre - start checklists collected, checked and signed off within 4 hours of the shift.
* Ensure fatigue management is complied with.
* Ensure that all safety and job-related items are reported to the shift supervisor so that this information can be recorded in the Logbook accordingly.
* Proactively confront others about safety and security violations.
* Report all accidents, incidents or hazards in your area of responsibility to the shift supervisor and put preventative measures in place.
* Participate in safety investigations in conjunction with the safety department and implement corrective and preventative controls.
* Ensure drilling procedures are followed.
* Ensure Safety berms are built as per required standard.
* Ensure ground conditions are to standard (ground water, voids, cavities, joints and underground workings).
* Ensure drill pattern demarcation, barricades and signage are placed in designated areas as per standard.
* Any other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Job Specific Competencies:

* Machine Operation Monitoring.
* Quality Control Analysis.
* Working knowledge of drill operations.
* Basic knowledge of condition monitoring.
* Job specific equipment selection ability.
* Excellent knowledge of drilling depth requirements.
* Knowledge of drilling related equipment.
* Report writing skills.
* Knowledge of basic geometry.
* Knowledge of drilling sequences and patterns.
* Excellent supervisory skills.

Key Job Attributes:

* Detail Orientated.
* Problem Solving.
* Professionalism.
* Must possess Excellent communication skills.
* Problem solving skills.
* Must be flexible to work and attend to any shift as assigned.
* Ability to multi-task.
* Conflict resolution.
* Must be an active listener.
* Must be a good team player.
* Ability to make precise judgment and decisions.
* Ability to delegate as and when need arises.
* Must be able to effectively manage time.
* Must be smart.
* self-driven.

Experience required to perform in this job:

* At least 3 years' work experience in a mining environment.
* Demonstrate knowledge on various Drilling and blasting operation.
* Knowledge of various drill operations.

Qualifications:

* Full Grade 12 Certificate.
* Minimum Diploma in Mining Engineering or relevant field.
* Valid Zambian driver's license.

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Closing Date:
06/02/2023

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