Pump Fitter

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Position: Pump Fitter

Lumwana Mine, Kalumbila, Zambia.

Reporting to: Shift Supervisor

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  Pump Fitter

Role Summary

Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, 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 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 on Diesel engines such as caterpillar, Perkins and keloskar
  • Experience on Sykes pumps ,Warman pump ,Pioneer pump and knowledge on Krohne flowmeters , Cat Sis and CAT ET will be an advantage.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Grade 12 certificate.
  • Holder of an advanced certificate in Mechanical Engineering or its equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in the mining industry or a mineral processing industry role.
  • Ability to show initiative and have good interpersonal skills.
  • A member of Engineering Institution of Zambia.
  • Must have good communication skills in the English language.
  • Holder of a valid Driver’s license.

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

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

To apply for this job please visit jobs.barrick.com .

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