Excavator Equipment Operator (x2)

Zambia Gold Company Limited

Zambia Gold Company Limited (Zambia Gold) was incorporated on 10 January 2020. Zambia Gold (the ‘Company’) is co-owned by ZCCM Investments Holdings Plc with a 51% stake and the Ministry of Finance owning the remaining 49% stake.  Zambia Gold is mandated to lead the development of the gold sector in Zambia by undertaking commercial activities for the benefit of all stakeholders. In order to achieve this objective, Zambia Gold Company will broadly undertake the following activities:

  1. Acquire exploration licenses and carry out mineral exploration with a focus on gold (either directly or in partnership with other entities)
  2. Develop and operate mines for gold and other precious minerals
  3. Refining, grading, producing, cutting and processing of gold and other precious minerals
  4. Buying and selling of gold and other minerals
  5. Support artisanal mining operations and transforming these into commercially viable activities
  6. Pursue value addition opportunities in the precious metals sector

In order to achieve this mission, the Company invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals who are innovative, energetic and performance-driven to fill the following position:

Job Title: Excavator Equipment Operator x2

Location: Mwinilunga
Department: Mining
Report to: Shift Supervisor

Job Purpose   

Safe operations of Excavator Equipment and perform other duties at Kasenseli Gold Project Mine Site as need may arise. Maintain at all times high standards of Safety and Environmental management expected for the

Main duties

  1. Loads ADT’s (Articulated Dump Trucks) in a safe and productive manner as per operating standards.
  2. Completes correct pre-start checks and correct start up procedure on excavator.
  3. Maintains safe and clean working area of loading bays.
  4. Maintains housekeeping standards on the excavator.
  5. Carry out other projects work at Kasenseli Gold Project as directed by the supervisors.
  6. Co-ordinates excavator moves in a safe and productive manner.
  7. Selectively mine required material as per Supervisor instructions.

Qualifications and experience

1. Professional Qualifications

  • Preferably full Grade 12 Certificate
  • RTSA Code B Driving Licence or Heavy equipment certificate from recognised institution is desirable
  • Experience in excavating in rocky terrain will be added advantage.

Minimum Relevant Pre-Job Experience:

  • 6 years work experience in mining industry or any other operations

Skill Specifications:

  • Good Communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety rules.
  • Reliable, Team player, self-starter and self-supervisor.

Other Attributes (Personality Traits)

  • Honest
  • Integrity
  • Persuasive
  • Pleasant

Zambia Gold Company Limited provides equal employment opportunities to all Zambians on merit without discrimination on the basis of age, gender, colour, tribe, disability, or religion.

Interested, suitably qualified and experienced persons should send their application together with certified copies of Academic and Professional certificates; a detailed Curriculum Vitae with traceable references and copy of the NRC should reach the undersigned not later than Friday, 23rd July, 2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be responded to.
Head Human Resources and Administration
Zambia Gold Company Limited
Subdivision F/377a/30/B
Kudu Road, Kabulonga

Email: [email protected]

Download the document here: ZGCL Advertisement 11 July 2021

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