Mech, Tyre Fitter

Solwezi, Zambia, Full Time -

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:

To assist with tyre fitting and related works on Heavy Mobile Equipment (HME) according to the prescribed standards, ensuring the safety of self and others.


Adhere to all relevant requirements, policies, procedures and legal regulations pertaining to health, safety, environment, quality, finance, human resources, and any other regulations as required by the company, relevant to the level of the role and responsibilities of the function.
Identify worn & faulty components needs in accordance with the Company Standards;
Ensure vehicle is in road worthy condition;
Remove & refit components and carry out tyre related adjustments in accordance with the Technical Standards and Work Instructions;
Repair tyres in accordance with the Technical Standards and Work Instructions;
Contribute to Good Housekeeping routines;
Place goods and materials into storage and participate in stock routines as directed;
Understand and adhere to the Company’s policies and procedures;
Perform tyre replacements, repairs and balancing on motor vehicles;
Complete tyre request forms as well as collect tyres from other departments;
Perform tyre condition surveys and reports on all equipment
Report any broken, faulty, damaged equipment to management team.


Grade 12 Certificate

Mechanical Trade or Craft Certificate
A minimum of 2 years relevant


Bold initiative
Thinking safely
Upholding quality
Technical Skill