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Artisan, Auto Electrician

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
Engineering Consultant Jobs
Zambia All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
First Quantum Minerals
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Overall Job Purpose:

Responsible for the execution of all auto electrical work and Air-conditioning repairs on various vehicles, Earth moving machineries and ancillary equipment to ensure maximum operational performance is achieved in a safe and cost effective manner while ensuring compliance with relevant procedures, polices, legal requirements and consent conditions.

Specific Job Responsibilities:

* Diagnosing and repair aircon systems on MH trucks, ADT`s, Excavators, Dozers, Compactors and Tlb`s.
* Adhere to the company's planned and preventive maintenance schedules and procedures.
* Respond to unplanned breakdowns when on duty timeously.
* Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components
* Diagnose error codes and repair electrical faults in various vehicles and machinery
* Maintain work area/s in a satisfactory condition and ensure compliance with Workplace Health and Safety requirements
* Maintain the correct and safe usage of all hand tools and company property within the section.
* Other duties as instructed by the Supervisor.

Job Specific Competencies:

* Demonstrated application of continuous improvement principles.
* Demonstrated ability to work safely and improve team safety awareness.
* Can demonstrate understanding of mobile equipment electrical circuit analysis, troubleshooting, installation and repair.
* Proven ability to maintain, repair, wire, and install auto electrical components including electrical harnesses, starter motors, alternators, valves, solenoids.

Key Job Attributes:

* Able to handle work with a great sense of professionalism.
* Possesses good organizational skills.
* Identify repairs required via abnormal wear and tear, and advise the shift supervisor.
* Maintain a professional approach to duties and responsibilities with the capability of making timely, rational decisions and an ability to meet deadlines.
* Act with honesty and integrity in all areas: maintain confidentiality in dealings with subordinates, clients and customers.
* Demonstrate accuracy, time management and organizational skills.
* Maintain a professional work ethic through effective, honest communication with supervisors, peers, and subordinates.
* Commitment to reach or exceed maintenance, operational and safety goals.
* Work effectively in a team environment, supporting other team members when needed.
* The ability and drive to manage maintenance work group in a technically challenging and geographically remote maintenance environment.
* Sound planning, analytical, and problem solving skills.
* Well-developed interpersonal, written and oral communication skills in English.
* Knowledge and understanding of diverse third world cultures and customs an advantage.

Experience required to perform in this job:

* Knowledge in Basic First Aid and Basic Health and Safety
* At least 2 years' working experience in heavy equipment operations preferably in the mining environment.
* Experience in Automotive Air-conditioning will be in benefit.
* Experience in some or all of the following machines: Volvo AF40, Bell B25, Komatsu Dozers; D65, D155, D275, Liebherr Dozers, Volvo Excavators; EC210, EC290, EC300 and EC700, Volvo wheel loaders; L120F, L220H, Bomag BW212, BW219 and Iveco Road Trucks.


* Full grade twelve (12) certificate.
* Craft Certificate/ Diploma in Automotive Electrical.
* Valid Driver's license.

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