Sectional Engineer Electrical and Instrumentation

Mabiza Resources Limited

Mabiza Resources Limited (“Mabiza”) operates the Munali Nickel Mine (“Munali”), which is located in the Mazabuka District, 80kms south of Lusaka, Zambia. Mabiza is a wholly-owned entity of Consolidated Nickel Mines Ltd.

The Mine is a modern, world-class facility with fully mechanized underground operations. To support this vision, Mabiza is seeking the services of an experienced and qualified individual to take up the position of:

1. Role: Sectional Engineer Electrical and Instrumentation

Reporting: Superintendent Electrical & Instrumentation

Job Purpose: To effectively manage all electrical and instrumentation work for mobile and fixed plant and associated infrastructure.

2. Responsibilities: 

• To support the Engineering Superintendent in the execution of his functions on all mobile and fixed plant and associated infrastructure.
• Holding the Mining Regulations legal appointment 209(1)(b) as Subordinate Engineer Electrical and Environmental Regulation 3(2).
• Monitoring & enhancing Mine Safety performance, to fulfill all statutory requirements related to safety, health & environment.
• Inventory control, initiating cost reduction program for reducing operating cost, introduce improvement projects.
• Ensuring safe work practices are followed at all times and drive safety awareness as a priority.
• To ensure the required availability and reliability of normal & emergency electrical equipment and infrastructure to safeguard mine operations.
• Planning and adherence with company power requirements, stores & spares, operation & capital budgets, shutdown activities, manpower & material management.
• Ensuring full implementation of electrical maintenance, monitoring company performance on planned and corrective maintenance compliance, and practicing asset management principles.
• Budgeting cost control and project management and ensuring that plant operations and capital projects are carried out within budget and on time.
• Monitoring & controlling company monthly expenditure on electrical and instrumentation maintenance to be within budget for the mine and spearheading a cost-saving initiative to reduce operating cost.
• Contract and contractor management.
• Establishment and implementation of relevant engineering standards and procedures.
• Monitoring & evaluating the performance of all contractors for quality of job execution.
• Establishment and implementation of relevant engineering standards and procedures.
• Maintaining all documentation required for all the three management Systems (QMS/EMS/OHSAS).
• Work within cross-functional teams and coach, mentor supervise, and lead direct reports.

3. Skills & Qualifications: 

• Grade 12 School Certificate.
• Degree in Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Engineering.
• Basic Knowledge of Commerce & Finance.
• Minimum 3 years of engineering and managerial experience in the Mining and Processing Industry.
• Sound technical knowledge.
• Computer literate (i.e. MS Office including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
• Full Member of EIZ.
• Demonstrating commitment to safe working practices
• Sound problem-solving skills.
• Ability to effectively delegate while maintaining forward motion on key deliverables.
• Proven team player skills with the ability to build and maintain internal and external relationships.

MRL offers equal employment opportunities. If you are ready to take up this opportunity, e-mail or post your CV with a full application letter. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please apply to

HR Business Partner
Mabiza Resources Limited
P.O. 50799

Or email your application and C.V. to [email protected] and copy [email protected]
Closing Date: 12th April 2021

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