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First Quantum Minerals
Industry: Mining
Country: Zambia
City: Andulo
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  • Posted: 26 June 2015

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. is an established and rapidly growing mining and metals company producing copper, nickel, gold, zinc and platinum group elements. (...)



Sentinel is the first mine to be developed at the Trident project in the North Western Province of Zambia. The project comprises five large-scale mining licences and significant geological potential exists for expansion of operations, including the Enterprise nickel mine announced in December 2012. First Quantum is investing US$1.725-billion at the Sentinel mine and construction remains on time and on budget. Plant commissioning will commence in mid-2014 and copper production is expected reach 280 – 300,000 tonnes per annum.



UPS, VSD, Air  conditioner repair experience
Power electronics experience
Understanding of HSEC procedure, policies and management systems
HV, LV experience Schneider Type an advantage
Be familiar with Motor Control systems and Motor Protection Relay
Be able to read Electrical drawings and fault finding
Be familiar various Instruments on plant.
5-6 years experience


Assemble ,Install, maintain and repair Industrial electronic, electrical, telecom and IT equipment, such as variable speed drives, UPS, Inverters ,process and analytical instruments, protective relays,welding machines, PC’S, servers, overhead crane and hoist equipment as well as business equipment such as photocopiers and fax machines under minimal supervision. Inspect , test ,evaluate ,Adjust, align, replace or repai r electrical ,electronic equipment, assemblies and components by following equipment manuals and schematics (as needed) by using standard work procedures, multimeters, circuit testers, oscilloscopes, logic probes , soldering tools , other hand and power tools and other electronic test instruments, tools and equipment. Observes the functioning of installed equipment to detect, Identify and record problems, hazards relating to the equipment, process and or quality system and the need for service, repair and/or replacement of electrical components assemblies and sub systems. Participates in new installations and modifications to existing equipment to minimize waste of materials, provide access for future maintenance, and avoid unsightly, hazardous and unreliable performance of equipment. Provides battery service for various equipment and maintains battery shop equipment and accessories ensuring that all plant equipment batteries are properly charged in a timely manner. Installation, maintenance and repair of air conditioners site wide

Job Locations Availability

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    Angola - Andulo

Required Skills

  • Engineering
  • Analytical