Artisan, HER

First Quantum Minerals


To safely execute maintenance work according to the prescribed standards while ensuring the safety of self and others

Key Responsibilities

  • Keeps equipment available for use by inspecting and testing vehicles; completing preventive maintenance such as, engine tune-ups, oil changes, tire rotation and changes, wheel balancing, replacing filters.
  • Maintains vehicle functional condition by listening to operator complaints; conducting inspections; repairing engine failures; repairing mechanical and electrical systems malfunctions; replacing parts and components; repairing body damage.
  • Verifies vehicle serviceability by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems.
  • Complies with state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards.
  • Maintains vehicle appearance by cleaning, washing, and painting.
  • Maintains vehicle records by recording service and repairs.
  • Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
  • Contains costs by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options.
  • Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.
  • Accomplishes maintenance and organization mission by completing related results as needed
  • Provide training and development opportunities for all direct reports on an ongoing basis, with a particular focus on Zambian employees
  • Other duties as instructed by the Supervisor


  • Grade Twelve (Grade 12)
  • Craft Certificate in HER from recognised institution
  • Class C Driver’s License


  • A minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience in a similar role in a Mining environment
  • Hands on experience working with Ancillary Equipment, (Loaders, Graders), Trucks (CAT, Hitachi trucks) and Drills (Epiroc and DK25)

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