Ceramic Tiler and Rubberliner

First Quantum Minerals

Job Description

Overall Job Purpose:

The position exists to provide support towards ceramic lining activities as required at Sentinel mine site both in the process plant equipment and workshop arrangements. Ceramic Tiler will attend to planned, shutdown and breakdown works in order to improve plant equipment availability.

Specific Job Responsibilities

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

  • To carry out plant shutdown, breakdown and workshop jobs.
  • Continue improving in safety performance throughout the workforce.
  • To carry out ceramic stripping from the pipes and chutes with used ceramics.
  • To carry out plant maintenance works and the workshop jobs.
  • To carry out all ceramic lining and repairs.
  • To carry out plant PMs and reporting all defects found.

Job Specific Competencies

  • Ability to show initiative and have good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to carry ceramic lining and wear cut applications.
  • Capability of making timely, rational decisions with professional approach.
  • Ability to meet deadlines being assigned by the supervisor.
  • Ability to identify and reporting of hazards to the work place.
  • Ability to reach or exceed maintenance, operational and safety goals.
  • Ability to measure and cut tiles for different shape items (square to round transition pieces, cones, pipes sump boxes, impact discharge chutes).
  • Ability to operate a folk lift truck and the workshop overhead crane.
  • Ability to inspect and determine correct preparation of all substrates prior to lining
  • Be able to bond to different materials (cement, steel, ceramic wear resistance and rubber)
  • Ability to ceramic and rubber line items of different shapes sizes and materials.
  • Ability to recognize different ceramics, rubbers and the correct chemicals along with their lining methods.
  • Ability to recognize the root cause of damage to ceramic and rubber works found on routine inspections and report correctly.

Key Job Attributes

  • Capability of making timely, rational decisions.
  • Sound analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Continue improving in safety performance throughout the workforce
  • Honesty and integrity.
  • Continue improving in safety performance throughout the workforce
  • Accuracy
  • Highly motivated & Self driven
  • Capable of working under pressure.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment

Experience Required To Perform In This Job

  • 1 – 2 Years’ experience in high output workshop with a high aptitude in the ceramic & rubber initiatives required of today’s mining industry.
  • 1 – 2 Years’ experience with both ceramic lining and rubber lining.
  • 1 – 2 years’ experience with large multi skill operations both ceramic & rubber being undertaken simultaneously within tight time restrictions exposure would be an advantage.
  • 1 – 2 years with previous experience in chute and hopper relines in both ceramic & rubber would be well regarded.
  • Demonstrable experience with fixed plant maintenance will be an advantage.


  • A minimum of 1 – 2 years with the appropriate certification with experience in ceramic lining & rubber lining in a fixed plant & workshop relining environments.
  • At least 2 years in a sand blasting, ceramic lining and rubber lining role.
  • With a minimum of Grade 12 Certificate.
  • Advanced Certificate in related field.
  • A certified working in confined space and competent working at height.
  • A trained and competent ceramic saw cutting machine operator.

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