Artisan, Electrician, Auto

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Location: Solwezi, Zambia
  • Date Posted:

Company Name: FQM

Company Summary:

Job Description:

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.
Job description:
Job Purpose
Responsible for the execution of all auto electrical work and Air-conditioning repairs on various vehicles, Earth moving machineries and ancillary equipment in a safe and timely manner to client standards and specifications.
Key Responsibilities

The incumbent will be required to adhere to all relevant requirements, policies, procedures and legal regulations pertaining to health, safety, environment and quality, as well as finance, human resources, and any other regulations as required by the company and relevant to the level of the role and responsibilities of the function.
Perform auto electrical work on vehicles and heavy equipment machinery
Design and build auto electrical systems required to support operational functions
Prepare wiring diagrams and specifications for low voltage electrical equipment applications
Inspect electrical systems, equipment, and components to identify hazards, defects, and the need for adjustment or repair, and to ensure compliance with codes.
Assist to determine critical spare parts in order to generate strategic critical list and reasonable stock level for spare parts.
Help design, wire or re-wire electrical circuits to improve the reliability of the electrical equipment.
Prepare sketches or follow blueprints to determine the location of wiring and equipment and to ensure conformance to building and safety codes.
Ensure that maintenance objectives are effectively communicated to optimize machine availability.
Ensure that stock levels of electrical equipment are maintained in the warehouse and report all defective or substandard equipment to your direct Supervisor.
Diagnose and repair electrical faults in various vehicles and machinery
Maintain work area/s in a satisfactory condition and ensure compliance with Workplace Health and Safety requirements
Other duties as instructed by the Supervisor


Minimum of a Grade Twelve Certificate (Grade 12)
Craft Certificate in Auto Electrical Repairs / Equivalent from recognized institution
Member of EIZ
Craft certificate in refrigeration management will be an added advantage.


A minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience as a qualified Auto Electrician in a mining environment
Must have good working experience on Drills, Ancillary Equipment and Liebherr Excavators R9350, R9250 and Hitachi/CAT dump trucks

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