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Technical Specialist - (Maintenance)

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
Asset & Maintenance Jobs
Base metals, Copper
Zambia All
Contract Type:
Full Time / Permanent
Salary Description:
First Quantum Minerals
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Knowledge, Training & Experience Required:

* An appropriate Trade certification with extensive experience in earth-moving plant and equipment repair and maintenance. Experience with OEM level diagnostic systems.
* Minimum of 5-8 years' experience in a maintenance role.
* At least 2 years in a supervisory role.
* Experience in a high-output workshop and field environment with an exceptional mechanical, hydraulic, and electronic fault finding aptitude.

Practical/Specialist Skills:

* Demonstrable and hand-on mechanical trade skills with OEM level experience in best-practice maintenance procedures, diagnostic and troubleshooting methods.
* Knowledge of MS Office and Pronto or other enterprise systems.
* Assemble, install, test & maintain mechanical & hydraulic components on a varied fleet of equipment:
* Dozers: Komatsu D65, D155, D275 : Liebherr 744, 754
* Excavators: Volvo EC210/300/700 : Komatsu PC800
* ADT: Volvo (A40F/G) : Bell B25D
* Loaders: Komatsu WA360 : Volvo 120F/220H
* Compactors: Bomag & Hamm
* Road Surfacing equipment: Wirtgen Recyclers : Etnyre Chip Spreaders
* Experience with participating in detailed Root-Cause analysis of component & equipment failures and able to clearly articulate failure modes.
* Previous experience within a mining operation would be well regarded.
* Demonstrable experience with maintenance management systems.

Other Skills or Competencies:

* The ability and drive to manage a 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 cultures and customs an advantage.

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