Artisan, Boiler Maker
Company Name: FQM
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.
Overall, Job Purpose
(Brief description of this job)
To install and maintain planned and unplanned plant equipment. The incumbent will perform maintenance activities in a safe and effective manner with the aim of delivering results that meet quality standards and company expectations.
Specific Job Responsibility
(Detailed description of key tasks expected to be performed by position holder)
The specific tasks to be performed by the position holder will include.
Structural repairs and alterations.
Full welding skills
Use oxy and Acetylene cutting torches.
Able to read and work from schematic drawings.
Inspections of components to determine reliability.
Assist in maintaining the availability of the fleet through effective preventative maintenance procedures.
Take reasonable precautions as stipulated to minimize hazards to other personnel and equipment during the course of the work.
Provide feedback to the management on issues identified, progress of jobs and planned work.
Perform any other duties as directed by the Supervisor.
Job Specific Competencies
(knowledge/ skills required for job success)
Have a sound knowledge of metal types.
Have a sound knowledge of welding processes and electrodes and welding wire.
Have a sound knowledge of how to handle equipment and materials.
Able to interrupt complex Fabrication drawings.
Experience with heavy fabrication
Fixed and Mobile plant experience
The welding of various metal types
Air arc gouging
Welding with gas and gasless welding wires
Silver soldering and Brazing
Experience with earth moving equipment repairs.
Key Job Attributes
(behaviors/ traits/ aptitudes etc.… required for job success)
Able to handle work with a great sense of professionalism.
Possesses good organizational skills.
Good, oriented person
Maintain a professional approach to duties and responsibilities with the capability of making timely, rational decisions and an ability to meet deadlines.
Act with honesty and integrity in all areas: maintain confidentiality in dealings with subordinates, clients and customers.
Demonstrate accuracy, time management and organizational skills.
Maintain a professional work ethic through effective, honest communication with supervisors, peers, and subordinates.
Commitment to reach or exceed maintenance, operational and safety goals.
Work effectively in a team environment, supporting other team members when needed.
The ability and drive to manage 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 third world cultures and customs an advantage.
Experience required to perform in this job.
(i.e., years of experience performing the same or related areas)
Relevant trade/skill or role required experience.
Hold relevant artisan certification in fabrication/welding.
At least 3 years in mining or heavy industry
Where appropriate, computer reiterate and hold valid driver’s license.
(Academic/ technical and or professional qualification required for the job)
Must have a Grade 12 Certificate
Crafts certificate in Metal Fabrication
Must be a member of EIZ.
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