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Engineer - Statutory Mechanical Compliance

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
Mechanical Engineer Jobs
Zambia All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
First Quantum Minerals
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Key Responsibilities:

* Required to adhere to all relevant requirements, policies, procedures & legal regulation pertaining to heal, safety, environment and quality, as well as finance, human resources & any other regulations as required by the Company.
* Coordinates statutory compliance in the Engineering Department & assist other Departments by creating procedures and guidelines to ensure that Governmental regulations and Industry rules are met by the Company in order to produce copper and Gold metals within the set budget safely.
* Coordinates information to keep the department up to date on new or revised regulations with relevance to running of the Engineering & Maintenance functions.
* Responsible for ensuring incidents are kept to a minimum & participates in the investigations of incidents/accidents & a review of procedures and relevant logbooks.
* Coordinates the Engineering Regulators & Government Inspectors who comes to site to inspect, examine & test or audit respective statutory equipment and personnel.
* Coordinates the acquisition of licenses from the Engineering Institution of Zambia for Company and Engineering professionals; radiation, by licensing the Company and all radiation sources and X-rays site; ZWMA to license all standard weights and scales in use on site; NCC to issue licenses for the Company and relevant contractor on site.

Stock control

* Ensure that stock levels of Statutory Compliance equipment spares and test equipment are maintained in the warehouse.
* Create new stock for all critical items.

Tools and audit

* Oversee the correct and safe usage of all hand tools within the Maintenance section.
* Record & control replacement of tools used for testing and inspections.
* Oversee maintenance of high safety standards on the condition and usage of all test equipment.

Training and development

* Provide, schedule and coordinate all necessary training to comply with all safety standards and statutory compliance.
* Identify specialized training needs within the section.


* Ensure all requests for services are adhered to.
* Enforce compliance by ensuring that no person is operating any equipment without an official permit.

Other duties

* Other duties as directed by the Maintenance Manager.
* Steel structure inspection and record keeping of these structures.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

* Exceptional knowledge of the Zambian Mining Regulations
* Ability to work un-supervised on different tasks simultaneously
* Min Eight (8) years experience in Mechanical Engineering (post qualification).
* Min of 4 years experience in a Fixed Plant Mining Environment.
* Excellent knowledge of Mechanical and Electrical systems.


* Min of a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering.
* Registered & current member of the Engineering Institute of Zambia (EIZ)
* Registered professional Engineer at the Engineering Registration Board of Zambia (ERB)
* A legal qualification as an added advantage

Closing Date:

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