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Coordinator Rigging

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

Key Responsibilities:

* Manage & Supervise the Rigging and Scaffolding department.
* Coordinate the operation of the Salvage Yard.
* Ensure Statutory compliance is maintained.
* Risk identification & management within the Rigging, Heavy Lift & Scaffold sections.
* Developing and management of lifting plans & rigging studies throughout the plant.


* Appropriate Certification in Rigging & Crane operation.
* EIZ membership certification.

Skills & Experience:

* Minimum of 10-15 years' experience in a maintenance role.
* At least 5 years' experience at a supervisory/ management level.

Behavioural Traits:

* Exceptional man-management skills.
* Highly organized.


* Sound planning, analytical and problem solving skills.

Position Dimensions:

Store Issues: As per delegated authorities.
Purchase Requisitions and Invoice Authorisations: As per delegated authorities.
Contract/Service Order and Invoice Authorisations: As per delegated authorities.
Capital Expenditure: As approved in AFCE's.
Operational Budget: As agreed and approved in the annual Budget.
Size of team (direct and indirect reports): 24 x Direct = +3 trainees
Indirect = 19


Knowledge, Training & Experience Required:

* An appropriate certification and extensive experience in Rigging, Crane Operation & Scaffolding in both fixed plant and mobile equipment environments.
* Minimum of 10-15 years' experience in a maintenance role.
* At least 5 years in a senior supervisory role.
* Experience in high output environments with a high safety awareness aptitude.

Practical/Specialist Skills:

* Knowledge of MS Office and Pronto or other enterprise systems.
* Hands-on skills and experience with heavy lifting, rigging & scaffolding exposure is essential.
* Previous experience with a large fleet operation would be well regarded.
* Demonstrable experience with maintenance management systems will be an advantage.

Other Skills or Competencies:

* The ability and drive to manage safety and risk 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.


Contribute to the management of the health and safety risks related to all aspects of mining & plant equipment maintenance by;

* Assisting in implementing and improving safety systems and procedures as required by the Zambian mines regulations.
* Contributing to the identification of the significant Health and safety risks and impacts related to heavy maintenance workshops including those related to identified applicable legislation.
* Development and implementation of plans/controls to mitigate significant health and safety risks in your Section.
* Ensuring that the Material Handling section personnel have the necessary competencies, awareness and training to effectively manage the health and safety risks in their areas.
* Ensuring that incidents related to health, safety or the environment are reported and assist in investigations to identify any additional controls required.

Safety Performance

* Ensure that the continuous improvement principles are applied to the health and safety programs in your Section.
* Ensure that Statutory inspections are completed on time and that Mandatory Statutory compliance registers are maintained according to MSD requirements.
* Perform daily prestart meetings.
* Attend and/or conduct regular monthly safety meetings.
* Ensure the Section builds and uses SOP's relevant to their work.
* Actively promote continuous improvement in safety performance throughout the workforce.
* Conduct informal safety audits of tasks being undertaken in your area on a regular basis.

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