Technician Jobs at Barrick, CM Health and First Quantum in Zambia


Deadline of this Job: 
06 October 2022

JOB DETAILS:
Lumwana Mining Company seeks to recruit a highly committed employee for the position of Auto Electrician to join the versatile Mine Maintenance team.
Reporting to the Cranes Maintenance Supervisor, you will be responsible for the day to day of all electrical tasks associated with the specific outlines in the duties and ensuring these are completed in a timely manner. Your duties will include but are not limited to the following:
• Install, maintain, diagnose faults and repair electrical wiring
• Able to read, understand and interpret all electrical schematic drawings
• Diagnose, service and repair faults on electronically controlled vehicle systems such as electronic fuel injection and ignition, cruise control programming of mobile cranes electronic components and automatic transmissions.
• Replace electrical components on vehicles.
• Able to understand CAN-bars system on mobile Cranes, Telehandlers and Forklifts
• Clean and test components
• Ensure hazardous substances are disposed of appropriately and Health Safety and Environment (HSE) requirements are met
• Fix problems on instrument panels such as speedometers and fuel and oil gauges
• Repair or replace faulty ignition, electrical wiring, fuses, lamps and switches and use specialised electrical tools and machines
• Any other duties as directed by the Senior LVs & Cranes maintenance Supervisor Mining
• Maintain a professional work ethic through effective, honest communication with supervisors, peers, and operations personnel always.
• Plan, schedule and monitor work of support personnel to assist immediate supervisor.

To be considered for the position, you must meet the following requirements:
• Full Grade Twelve School Certificate
• Craft Certificate in Automotive Electrical.
• Member of the Engineering Institution of Zambian
• Minimum two (2) years mining experience in the testing, replacement, and installation of equipment such as ECM, Electronic sensors, alternators, starter motors and batteries.
• Must have a valid Driver’s License.
• Must have good communication skills in the English language.
• Must be familiar with safe working practices.


Deadline of this Job: 06 October 2022

JOB DETAILS:
Lumwana Mining Company seeks to recruit a highly committed employee for the position of Crane Maintenance Mechanic to join the versatile Mine Maintenance team.
Reporting to the Cranes Maintenance Supervisor, you will be responsible for assisting in day to day mobile and overhead crane maintenance and repair throughout the mine site. Your duties will include but are not limited to the following:
• Examination, maintenance and repairs of overhead, static and portable lifting equipment in accordance with Zambian Mining regulations, international standards and company policies
• Adherence to safe working practices
• Read blueprints, diagrams and schematic drawings to determine working practices
• Operate hoisting and lifting devices to position equipment and parts during installation, set-up and repair of machinery
• Able to read, interpret and understand hydraulic schematics.
• Diagnose and repair hydraulic system faults with basic knowledge on CAN-BARS system.
• Willing to work at heights more than 15m.
• With full knowledge of adjusting machinery brake air gaps on both pneumatic and mechanical/ hydraulic brake system.
• Full knowledge on how to maintain and repair Cummins, Perkins and Mercedes Benz engines.
• Maintenance experience on Grove and Terex cranes also manitou telehandlers.

To be considered for the position, you must meet the following requirements:
• Full Grade Twelve School Certificate.
• Craft Certificate in Mechanical or Auto Electrical.
• Minimum of 2 years’ Mechanical working experience on mobile, track mounted and OHC cranes in the mining industry.
• Strong commitment to safety as well as good understanding of rules, regulations and company policies regarding lifting machinery and accessories
• Good communications skills, able to work under minimum supervision, self-motivated, team player and innovative.
• Must have a valid Driver’s License
• Member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)
• Must have good communication skills in the English language.
• Must be familiar with safe working practices.

Deadline of this Job: 06 October 2022

JOB DETAILS:
Lumwana Mining Company seeks to recruit a highly committed employee for the position of Crane Maintenance Millwright to join the versatile Mine Maintenance team.
Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, you will be responsible for assisting in day to day mobile and overhead crane maintenance and repair throughout the mine site. Your duties will include but are not limited to the following:
• Examination, maintenance and repairs of overhead, static and portable lifting equipment in accordance with Zambian Mining regulations, international standards and company policies
• Adherence to Barrick safety working standards.
• Read blueprints, diagrams and schematic drawings to determine working practices
• Operate hoisting and lifting devices to position equipment and parts during installation, set-up and repair of machinery.
• Able to read, interpret and understand hydraulic schematics.
• Able to test and wire all electrical motors for Overhead cranes e.g., Condra, Konecranes etc.
• Conversant with setting up OHC motion limits on both electronically and mechanically by referring to OEM standards.
• Check and maintain quality critical aspects of machine operations as defined by standard operating procedures.
• Willing to work at heights more than 15m.
• Adjust machinery and repair/replace defective parts

To be considered for the position, you must meet the following requirements:
• Full Grade Twelve School Certificate
• Craft Certificate in Electrical or Mechanical engineering.
• Minimum of 2 years’ work experience in a similar role, preferably in the mining industry.
• Strong commitment to safety as well as good understanding of rules, regulations and company policies regarding lifting machinery and accessories.
• Good communications skills, able to work under minimum supervision, self-motivated, team player and innovative.
• Must have a valid Driver’s License
• Member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia (EIZ)
• Must have good communication skills in the English language.
• Must be familiar with safe working practices.


Deadline of this Job: 11 October 2022

JOB DETAILS:
We are looking for a dedicated, conscientious, and competent laboratory technologist to take responsibility for a medical laboratory at our new outpatient healthcare facility in the Ibex Hill area of Lusaka. The laboratory is equipped with modern equipment covering a wide range of tests. The technologist must be familiar with standard tests and must ensure that the equipment is properly maintained, and down times kept to the minimum possible
This is a full-time appointment offered on a renewable two-year contract.

Responsibilities
• Collecting, receiving, labeling, and/or analyzing samples or substances using the correct testing equipment, when necessary.
• Designing and executing laboratory testing in line with standard testing procedures, recording observations, and interpreting findings.
• Recording all test results accurately and in the specified format (written and/or electronic
• Organizing and storing all chemical substances, fluids, and compressed gases according to safety instructions.
• Ensuring at all times that the laboratory adheres to safety guidelines.
• Maintaining daily logs and equipment record books.
• Cleaning, sterilizing, maintaining, and calibrating laboratory equipment.
• Ordering laboratory supplies, as needed.

Academic Qualifications:
• Diploma in medical technology or a related field.
• Valid practicing license
• Work Experiences and Skills :
• Minimum 2 years’ experience working as a laboratory technologist at a reputable institution.
• Working experience operating electrical and non-electrical laboratory equipment.
• Comfortable handling potentially dangerous substances (flammable liquids, biohazards, etc.)
• In depth knowledge of QHSE (Quality, Health, Safety and Environment) management systems, preventative measures, and laboratory best practices.
• Working knowledge of MS Office Suite and database systems
• Working knowledge of automated laboratory equipment.
• Ability to work independently and under pressure.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Good analytical skills

Remuneration:
The salary is negotiable and will depend on the suitability, experience and skills of the candidate.

Deadline of this Job: 01 October 2022

JOB DETAILS:
Background
UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, nationality and culture. Individuals from minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence.
UNDP does not tolerate sexual exploitation and abuse, any kind of harassment, including sexual harassment, and discrimination. All selected candidates will, therefore, undergo rigorous reference and background checks.
The Biodiversity Finance (BIOFIN) is a global initiative launched in October 2012 by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) to respond to the needs for detailed national level analysis regarding biodiversity finance and boost the mobilization of financial resources for parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) to achieve the Aichi Targets. It is a global partnership seeking to address the biodiversity finance challenge in a comprehensive manner by building a sound business case for increased investments in the management of ecosystems and biodiversity, with a focus on the needs and transformational opportunities at the national level. In Zambia the implementation of the Biodiversity Finance Initiative (BIOFIN) started in 2015 under the Climate Change and Natural Resources Management Department within the Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources to support Strategic Intervention #46 of the National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP-2) aimed at developing a comprehensive resource mobilization strategy for implementation of the NBSAP-2.One of the key outputs of the BIOFIN initiative in Zambia is to develop a national biodiversity finance plan (BFP) aimed at identifying and prioritizing a mix of suitable biodiversity finance solutions to reduce the envisaged biodiversity finance gap. At the initial workshop which took place from the 26th to 27th April 2018 at Kafue Gorge Regional Training Centre in Kafue District, a total of 30 possible proposals were discussed which were later trimmed to 11. These 11 proposals were later reviewed and validated by stakeholders at a workshop that was convened from the 26th to 29th November 2018 at Ibis Gardens. From this workshop, 7 proposals were validated to form Zambia’s Biodiversity Finance Plan. Among these 7 proposals, 3 proposals have since been earmarked for BIOFIN Phase 2 Implementation.
The BIOFIN Initiative in Zambia has now commenced the process to implement the 3 agreed proposals.
Finance Solutions 1 – Technical Assistance for Green Bond Transaction Preparation and issuance
System;
Finance Solutions 2 – Mainstreaming biodiversity in the Green Finance Policy and implementation plan for the Financial Sector;
Finance Solutions 3 – Developing a Green Finance Tagging/reporting for the Financial Sector.

Scope of Work
The Technical Specialist will provide technical advisory services to the BIOFIN Project Team in the implementation process of BIOFIN Phase 2. The nature of the work entails submission of policy papers, technical papers to the Government of Zambia for the relevant Ministries approval processes and final acceptance for implementation by Government.The scope of work covers the following specific areas:
Duties and Responsibilities
A. Finance Solutions 1 – Technical Assistance for Green Bond Transaction Preparation and issuance
• Lead the development of the Green Bond Guidelines in consultation with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC);
• Finalize the green bond taxonomy and green bond guide;
• Provide technical assistance in the internal approvals of the Green Bond Guidelines and listing rules by the Committees and Boards of SEC and LuSE;
• Provide technical assistance and organize 1 international and national outreach event;
• Provide technical assistance and organize 2 dissemination workshops;
• Develop a sensitization /outreach plan and undertake a sensitization programme within the private and financial sector;
• Development of TORS for the recruitment of a consultant to provide TA support to the Green Finance Mainstreaming Working Group, including the Securities and Exchange Commission as well as develop the green bond Sectoral Taxonomy and green bond guide for Zambia;
• Development of TORs for the recruitment of a consultant to develop on green bonds market development as well as development of a green bond Sectoral Taxonomy for Zambia;
• Supervise and review documents from the consultants and provide technical assistance to finalization of the documents
B. Finance Solutions 2 – Mainstreaming biodiversity in the Green Finance Policy and implementation plan for the Financial Sector
• Provide technical advice on the creation of a green bond compendium detailing potential issuers and types of projects;
• Provide technical advice to a potential maiden issuer of a green bond;
• Development of the TORs for the recruitment of the consultant to develop the Green Finance Policy for Zambia’s finance sector;
• Supervise and review documents from the consultants and provide technical assistance to finalization of the documents.
C. Finance Solutions 3 – Developing a Green Finance Tagging/reporting for the Financial Sector
• Development of TORs for the recruitment of a consultant to develop Green Finance Tagging for the Financial Sector;
• Supervise and review documents from the consultants and provide technical assistance to finalization of the documents.
D. General Reporting and adhoc BIOFIN Global Assignments
• Submission and acceptance by UNDP of a Bi- Annual report on the BIOFIN Project in Zambia;
• Submission and acceptance by UNDP of an Annual report on the BIOFIN Project in Zambia;
• Submission and acceptance by UNDP of a report on the technical advisor’s work and attendance to various adhoc assignments by BIOFIN Global, Ministry of Green economy and Environment as well as UNDP Country Office.
Institutional Arrangement
The Technical Specialist will be under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the Regional Technical Advisor for Africa and Central Asia Region BIOFIN and Zambia Country Office Energy & Environment Unit, the Director Climate Change and Natural Resources, Ministry of Green Economy and Natural Resources.

Competencies
Core
Achieve Results: LEVEL 3: Set and align challenging, achievable objectives for multiple projects, have lasting impact.
Think Innovatively: LEVEL 3: Proactively mitigate potential risks, develop innovative ideas to solve complex problems.
Learn Continuously: LEVEL 3: Create and act on opportunities to expand horizons, diversify experiences.
Adapt with Agility: LEVEL 3: Proactively initiate and champion change, manage multiple competing demands.
Act with Determination: LEVEL 3: Think beyond immediate task/barriers and take action to achieve greater results.
Engage and Partner: LEVEL 3: Political savvy, navigate complex landscape, champion inter-agency collaboration.
Enable Diversity and Inclusion: LEVEL 3: Appreciate benefits of diverse workforce and champion inclusivity.
Cross-Functional & Technical competencies
Strategic Thinking:
• Ability to develop effective strategies and prioritized plans in line with UNDPs objectives, based on the systemic analysis of challenges, potential risks, and opportunities, linking the vision to reality on the ground, and creating tangible solutions;
• Ability to leverage learning from a variety of sources to anticipate and respond to future trends; to demonstrate foresight to model what future developments and ways forward look like for UNDP.
Effective decision making:
• Ability to take decisions in a timely and efficient manner in line with one’s authority, area of expertise, and resources.
Business acumen:
• Ability to understand and deal with a business situation in a manner that is likely to lead to a good outcome. Knowledge and understanding of the operational frameworks in the organization and;
• ability to make good judgments and quick decisions within such frameworks.
Entrepreneur Thinking:
• Ability to create clarity around UNDP Value proposition to beneficiaries and partners and to develop services offers responding to client needs based on UNDPs organizational priorities and mandate.
Partnerships Management:
• Ability to build and maintain partnerships with wide networks of stakeholders, Governments, civil society and private sector partners, experts and others in line with UNDP strategy and policies.
Change Management:
• Ability to prepare, support, and help individuals and teams in designing and implementing organizational change.
Communication:
• Ability to communicate in a clear, concise and unambiguous manner both through written and verbal communication; to tailor messages and choose communication methods depending on the audience;
• Ability to manage communications internally and externally, through media, social media and other appropriate channels.

Required Skills and Experience
Education:
• Master’s Degree or equivalent in Finance, Economics or closely related fields.
Experience:
• Minimum 7 years of experience in management or public finance, preferably at senior level in government;
• Strong analytical, writing and communication skills;
• Ability to prepare publications, reports and presentations;
• Ability to work with a multidisciplinary and multicultural team;
• Strong motivation and ability to work and deliver under short deadlines;
• Focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to critical feedback;
• Able to work independently with little or no supervision;
• Experience in dealing with international and national experts and institutions;
• Evident exposure to environmental issues or biodiversity;
• Sound understanding of key software packages (MS Office);
• Previous experience or involvement in the BIOFIN Initiative preferable;
• A self-starter with strong internal motivation, able to set up systems and procedures in a ‘start up’ environment;
• Commercially astute: A high degree of business acumen, entrepreneurial spirit and willing to grow the loan guarantee activities;
• Flexibility: readily adapts to change, new products, systems, methods, and products;
• Demonstrated ability to meet aggressive deadlines per business demands, and ability to change work schedule to accommodate competing priorities.

Required Language
• Fluency in English.
Professional Certificates
• Professional Chartered Accountant (CA)-ACCA is an asset.

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Deadline of this Job: 11 October 2022

JOB DETAILS:
At First Quantum, we free the talent of our people by taking a very different approach which is underpinned by a very different, very definite culture – the “First Quantum Way”.
Working with us is not like working anywhere else, which is why we recruit people who will take a bolder, smarter approach to spot opportunities, solve problems and deliver results.
Our culture is all about encouraging you to think independently and to challenge convention to deliver the best result. That’s how we continue to achieve extraordinary things in extraordinary locations.

Purpose
To execute maintenance functions according to standards and instructions to ensure maximum availability, reliability and safety of equipment, tools and employees is achieved. The incumbent will perform maintenance activities in a safe and effective manner with the aim of delivering results that meet quality standard and company expectations.

Key Responsibilities
• This position will be required to adhere to all relevant requirements, policies, procedures and legal regulations pertaining to health, safety, environment and quality, as well as finance, human resources, and any other regulations as required by the company and relevant to the level of the role and responsibilities of the function.
• The specific tasks to be performed by the position holder will include;
• Structural repairs and alterations.
• General fabrication
• Full welding skills
• Use oxy and Acetylene cutting torches.
• Able to read and work from schematic drawings.
• Inspections of components to determine reliability.
• Assist in maintaining the availability of the fleet through effective preventative maintenance procedures.
• Take reasonable precautions as stipulated to minimize hazards to other personnel and equipment during the course of the work
• Provide feedback to the management on issues identified, progress of jobs and planned work.
• Perform any other duties as directed by the supervisor.

Job Specific Competences
• Have a sound knowledge of metal types.
• Have a sound knowledge of welding processes and electrodes and welding wire.
• Have a sound knowledge of how to handle equipment and materials.
• Able to interrupt complex Fabrication drawings
• Experience with heavy fabrication
• Fixed and Mobile plant experience
• The welding of aluminum and cast iron
• Oxy lancing
• Air arc gouging
• Welding with gas and gasless welding wires

Qualifications
• Grade 12 School Certificate
• Advanced certificate in metal fabrication
• Engineering Institute of Zambia member.
• Certificate of attendance in incident and accident investigation and reporting.

Experience
• 3 years minimum in the role of supervisor.

BEHAVIOURAL TRAITS
• Promotes team work.
• Sufficient technical skill.
• Prioritizes safety.
• Adjusts to changes in task requirements at short notice.
• Drives attendance.

OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS
• Be on stand by and overtime when required.
• Good verbal communication.
• Moderate standard of computer literacy
• Able to work with minimum supervision.
• Must know MIG and TIG welding.


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