Operator, Komatsu PC5500 BH Face Shovel Job at First Quantum Minerals – Career Opportunity in Zambia

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Vacancy title:
Operator, Komatsu PC5500 BH Face Shovel

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Mining , Category: Energy & Mining ]

Jobs at:

First Quantum Minerals

Deadline of this Job:
26 September 2021  

Duty Station:
Within Zambia , Kalumbila , South - Central Africa

Date Posted: Monday, September 13, 2021 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

At First Quantum, we free the talent of our people by taking a very different approach which is underpinned by a very different, very definite culture – the “First Quantum Way”.
Working with us is not like working anywhere else, which is why we recruit people who will take a bolder, smarter approach to spot opportunities, solve problems and deliver results.
Our culture is all about encouraging you to think independently and to challenge convention to deliver the best result. That’s how we continue to achieve extraordinary things in extraordinary locations.

Purpose of Role
Reporting to the Area Supervisor, the PC 5500 BH/FS Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the PC 5500 BH/FS loading unit.

Specific Job Responsibility
The specific tasks to be performed by the position holder will include;
• Digging following sequence whenever possible (starting with safe cut to the clean-up cut)
• Spotting trucks correctly for good productivity and safety of the trucks.
• Load trucks to capacity, thus avoiding overloads and underloads to meet production targets.
• Ensuring hourly production targets are met.
• Operator must be able to load trucks using single(blind/view) and double side loading
• Loading trucks making sure the material is in the centre of the truck pan.
• Horn the correct signals to communicate to trucks. (1 for stopping and releasing. 2 for forward and 3 for reversing)
• Must follow dig limits and material types accordingly.
• Log on to Modular immediately on the machine
• Ensuring that shovel KPIs are being achieved in a safe manner
• Follow all given assignments
• Any other tasks as may be delegated upon by the supervisor.

Experience & Qualification
• Minimum 2 years’ experience in an open pit set up
• PC 5500 BH/FS operating permit or any equivalent
• Full grade 12 certificate
• Machine specific training and certification

Job Specific Competencies
• Must possess knowledge on how to do the pre- start on the machine.
• Must be able to identify defects.
• Must be conversant with controls/parts and their functions on a machine
• Must possess knowledge about machine shut down and emergency procedures
• Must be able to operate a two-way radio and be able to use of modular system.

Key Job Attributes
• Must possess Excellent communication skills
• Problem solving skills
• Must be flexible to work and attend to any shift as assigned
• Ability to multi-task
• Personal accountability
• Must be an active listener
• Must be a good team player
• Must demonstrate good peer relationships
• Must be able to effectively manage time
• self-driven
• Must be safety conscious

Education Requirement: No Requirements

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 24


Job application procedure
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