Mine Captain

Full Time - ZMW / Month

Lubambe Copper Mine is located within the Greater Konkola Area of the Zambian Copperbelt and consists of a large–scale mining license covering an area of approximately 228 square kilometres.
Completed and commissioned in 2012, Lubambe is an underground operation supported by a shaft and decline access with a 2.5 million tonne per annum capacity ore concentrator. The mine’s current depth is 450 meters producing a high-grade copper concentrate which is then treated at Zambian smelters.
The mine currently employs 718 direct employees and a further 1,966 contractors. It places the highest priority on safety with a world-class safety system.
Supporting local communities and suppliers is a key business focus of the mine.
EMR Capital owns an 80% controlling interest in Lubambe while ZCCM-IH owns 20%.
The Mine seeks to employ an experienced and qualified individual in the following position:
MINE CAPTAIN (x1)
This position reports to the Mine Superintendent.
Core Purpose of the Position:
To manage safety, quality, production and ensuring production targets are met safely.
Key Performance Areas/Indicators (KPA/Is):

Ensure adherence to mine regulations in the area of responsibility.
Plan and coordinate daily, weekly, monthly and annual sectional development and production activities.
Ensure effective allocation and utilisation of manpower and equipment.
Enforce discipline among employees for industrial harmony and maximum production.
 Train and develop subordinates for succession planning.
Promote adherence to safety, health and environmental procedures, identify unsafe and hazardous situations.
Diagnose incidents and accidents by completing route cause analyses and take corrective actions.
Identify cause for and prevent below standard operating conditions.
Planning and monitoring of production activities in terms of output quality and quantity, costs and labour.
Directing staff activities and monitoring their performance.

Academic Qualifications and Experience:

Degree in Mining Engineering or its equivalent.
Holder of a valid Blasting License and First Aid Certificate.
Underground mining experience at Mine Captain level will be added advantage.
Manual driving license will be added advantage.

Applicants who meet the above requirements are invited to send their Curriculum Vitae in MS word format to [email protected]ubambe.com. Please indicate the job title of the role you are applying for in the subject line of your e-mail. The closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 7th November, 2022.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.