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Conveyor Belt Maintenance Supervisor

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs, Mine Operations Jobs
Asset & Maintenance Jobs, Maintenance Jobs, Plant Mobile Jobs, Rig Fitter Jobs
Base metals, Coal, Iron Ore
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Salary Description:
First Quantum Minerals
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Key attributes:

* Aability to continually work to maximum capacity

* High energy levels and a "can do"positive attitude backed up by commonsense and initiative

* Ethical and honest - and proud to promote employer as a concerned, ethical corporate citizen that cares about its employees

* Self-motivated, self-starter, willing to further develop their skills

* Friendly by nature, but firm and fair

* Committed to continuous improvement

Key skills:

* Skilled in conveyor belt splicing including steel cord belts, hot and cold splice belts and ply fabric belts

* Refurbishment skills

* Basic rigging, lifting and slinging

* Pulley lagging including ceramic, poly and rubber lagging

* Rubber lining

* Overhead crane operation

* Communication skills - able to build strong relationships internally and externally

* Understanding and commitment to workplace health and safety issues

Key experience:

* Must have experience in a physical role in an outdoor heavy industry or mining environment

* Experienced in general conveyor drive maintenance and belt splicing, rubber lining and lagging

* Must have on-site experience in a conveyor crew at a mine or similar

* Proven track record in effectively working as a member of a crew of workers and achieving the required results

* Possess a strong, proven track record of achieving objectives, related to the position

Key accountabilities:

* OHS - maintain a hazard free workplace in accordance with Safe Work Procedures:

* comply with all operating procedures and Company Safety Policy

* perform risk assessments and complete safety observation sheets as necessary

* ensure use of correct manual handling techniques

* effective use and storage of dangerous goods

* complete mine site inductions as required

* ensure conveyor belts or systems working effectively


* Perform splicing and repairs on all types of conveyor belts including steel cord belts, hot and cold splice belts, and ply fabric belts
* Installing conveyor belts using rigging gear, winches or cranes as required to fit and assemble system components
* Use overhead crane to move belt into position to perform mapping inspection and repairs
* Disassemble conveyor system by removing components of system (guards, scrapers, rollers, stringers and frames) to gain access to belt to perform splice. May involve locking of counter weights (hydraulics)
* Perform conveyor belt mapping on pulleys, rollers or belts and report on belt condition. Use instruments eg durometer to report on belt specifications: density and / or thickness. Use mapping report to recommend type and extent of splice required
* Lag and repair conveyor pulleys involving stripping and painting pulleys, applying appropriate agging using adhesive and solvents
* Conduct refurbishment / maintenance of conveyor belts as instructed
* Reassembling system once repairs complete, including fitting, cleaning and lubrication of pulleys and system parts
* Erecting rigging to lift rolls of belt into position and load / unload onto trucks
* Teamwork - ensure effective teamwork: participate in team meetings as required
* Equipment - maintained to optimum standard
* Accurate inventory management
* Continuous improvements (CI)
* Administration procedures
* Training and development

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