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Belt Splicer

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
Discipline:
Engineering Consultant Jobs
Minerals:
Copper
Country:
Zambia
Region:
Zambia All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Currency:
US$
Salary Description:
Negotiable
Posted:
24-Jan-23
Recruiter:
First Quantum Minerals
Job Ref:
JR8677

Overall Job Purpose:

The position exists to provide the activities of maintenance, repairs and installation of all conveyor belt-related works at the Sentinel mine site and belt repairs in the Rubber, Ceramic & Splicing workshop. This role will support the smooth running of the conveyor belts in order to achieve acceptable equipment availability at the Sentinel mine.

Specific Job Responsibilities:

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

* To Perform any other duties as reasonably assigned by the section Supervisor or Superintendent.
* To carry out online and offline PMs (preventive maintenance) on conveyor belts and report to the supervisor.
* To carry out new conveyor belt installation and conveyor belt change out.
* To carry out plant shutdown jobs within our area of responsibility.
* To carry out cold room splicing material auditing and report to the supervisor.
* The position will be expected to positively impact and contribute to the performance of the company through individual activity.
* To carry out workshop conveyor belt repairs and rubber related works.
* To carry out cold and hot repairs on conveyor belt.

Job Specific Competencies:

* Ability to show initiative and have good interpersonal skills.
* Experience with both hot and cold conveyor belt splicing.
* Able to recognize the cause of damage to the conveyor belt and pulley lagging works found on routine inspections and report correctly.
* Ability to meet deadlines of the task as expected by the section supervisor.
* Ability to continue improving in safety performance as per site safety standard.
* Excellent time management and organizational skills.
* Ability to reach or exceed maintenance, operational and safety goals as per site standard.
* Ability to plan for the job given and do it in the safe manner.
* Ability to do housekeeping within and outside the workshop.
* Ability to work in shifts.
* Ability to measure the required counterweight slack as per splicing procedure.
* Ability to inspect and determine correct preparation of all substrates prior to splicing.
* Able to bond to different materials (cement, steel, ceramic wear resistance and rubber).
* Able to identify and mixed splicing chemicals.

Key Job Attributes:

* Capability of making timely, rational decisions.
* Sound analytical and problem solving skills.
* Well-developed interpersonal, written and oral communication skills in English.
* Honesty and integrity.
* Accuracy
* Confidentiality and able to work under minimum supervision
* Highly motivated & driven
* Methodological and organized.
* Ability to work under pressure.
* Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
* Able to pass all health examinations.

Experience required to perform in this job:

* 1 - 2 years' experience in a maintenance role covering belt splicing & rubber lining as well as pulley lagging.
* 1 - 2 Years' experience in high output workshops with a high aptitude in splicing, ceramic & rubber initiatives required of today's mining industry.

* 1 - 3 Years' experience in both ceramic pulley lagging and rubber repairs.
* 2 - 3 Years hands on skills and experience with large multi skill operations both ceramic & rubber being undertaken simultaneously within tight time restrictions exposure would be an advantage.
* Previous experience with chute and hopper relines in both ceramic & rubber would be well regarded.
* 2 - 3 Years demonstrable experience with fixed plant maintenance will be an advantage.

Qualifications:

* A minimum of the appropriate certification with experience in rubber & belt splicing repairs in fixed plant & workshop relining environments.
* minimum grade 12 school certificate
* A craft certificate in cold and hot splice
* A trained and competent vulcanization machine technician and able to drive.

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Closing Date:
07/02/2023

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