Artisan, Fitter

First Quantum Minerals

Job Description

Overall Job Purpose

The position exists to ….

The holder of this position will be required to adhere to all relevant requirements, policies, procedures and legal regulations pertaining to health, safety, environment and quality, and any other regulations as required by the company and relevant to the level of the role and responsibilities of the function.

Specific Job Responsibility

The specific tasks to be performed by the position holder will include.

  • Carry out planned maintenance jobs as per OEM Standards and work order completion.
  • Keep equipment available preventive maintenance such as, Pulleys, Gearboxes. Pinion shafts and Bearing replacement on Motors and Ropes replacements.
  • Understanding Proof Load Testing & load test preparations.
  • Maintain excellent customer relations through frequent communication.
  • Prepare accurate service and repair reports in a timely manner.
  • Comply with safe working standard, environmentally sound and healthy work behaviors at all times.
  • Carry out troubleshooting on breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance.
  • Repair and service all overhead cranes and hoists, within the established standards.
  • Other duties as instructed by the Supervisor.

Job Specific Competencies

  • Troubleshooting
  • Standby work required
  • Overtime when necessary
  • Exposure to dust, heat and noise
  • PC Literacy
  • An understanding of the cultural and political environment
  • An understanding of relevant legislation, policies and procedures
  • Valid Silicosis certificate

Key Job Attributes

  • Problem Solving
  • Teamwork
  • Bold initiative
  • Thinking and working safety and safely
  • Upholding quality
  • Technical Skill
  • Driving quantity
  • Driving attendance

Experience Required To Perform In This Job

  • A minimum of 3 years relevant experience as a qualified Artisan Fitter


  • Grade 12 certificate
  • Craft Certificate from recognized institution
  • A member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)
  • Valid Silicosis certificate
  • Valid Driver’s license

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