Mechanical Fitter

Mechanical Fitter

Lumwana Mine, Solwezi, Zambia.

Reporting to:  Senior Supervisor Operations and Maintenance

Lumwana Mining Company Limited (LMC), a copper mining company owned by Barrick Gold Corporation is situated in the North Western region of Zambia, some 300 km west of the Zambian Copperbelt and 95 km south west of the provincial capital of Solwezi. The mine is a multi-pit, multi staged operation mining approximately 100MT of ore and waste per annum and producing copper concentrates containing an average of 120,000 tonnes of copper metal per year over a twenty (20) year mine life, making Lumwana the largest single open cut copper mine in Africa. The Company is now looking for an experienced and qualified individual to be considered for the position of  Mechanical Fitter.



Role Summary

Reporting to the   Senior Supervisor Operations and Maintenance , you will be responsible for  performing high quality preventative, corrective and routine maintenance activities in a safe, health, and environmentally friendly; and in efficient and cost-effective manner to deliver reliable performance of the LPDC Plant equipment. Your duties will include but not limited to the following



  • Carry out maintenance activities assigned by the Maintenance Supervisor/Leading Hand in accordance with safe work procedures and standards which including JSA’s, FLRA, Hazards Identification and SOP’s.
  • Ensure allocated jobs are always completed to a high quality and standard, and provide quality feedback
  • Complete all PM sheets and other job-related paperwork to a high standard and quality– focusing on the accuracy of information returned to the Supervisor/Leading Hand (hours, parts used, tasks completed, and defects identified.
  • Maintain a positive interaction and professional work ethic through effective, honest communication with supervisors, peers, and operations personnel.
  • Identify and resolve issues associated with breakdown/corrective maintenance in a timely manner
  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping in the work area both during and after completing a job/task

Experience & Qualifications

  • Full Grade 12 School Certificate
  • Holder of a craft certificate or better in Mechanical Fitting
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in maintenance of fixed plant equipment complete with industry qualifications and preferably in the mining industry or a mineral processing industry role.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Larox concentrate filter maintenance is an added advantage
  • Ability to show initiative and have good interpersonal skills.
  • A member of EIZ
  • Must have good communication skills in the English language.

Zambian Nationals who meet requirements for this position and are resident in Zambia are strongly encouraged to apply

If you meet the requirements, submit your online application by clicking ‘APPLY NOW’.

Applicants may be subjected to any of the following: a Security and / or Police Clearance Check; a Competence Assessment, Qualifications, Credit and Reference Checks .


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