Fitter, Tyre

  • Full Time
  • Zambia

First Quantum Minerals

Overall Job Purpose

The Tyre Fitter is responsible for all aspects of Tyre/Rim/Tyre chain maintenance in and around Site Services.

Specific Job Responsibility

  • Changing Tyres on all size mine equipment including tyre sizes up to 59/80R63.
  • Rim maintenance on all mine equipment.
  • Tyre chain maintenance including changing chains, tensioning chains and repairing of tyre chains.
  • Daily tyre pressure checks and inspections on all mining equipment.
  • Recording all tyre information on tyre change outs and tyre pressure/inspection checks.
  • Carry out administrative functions as identified by Supervisor
  • Identify worn and faulty components and report.
  • Contribute to good housekeeping routines.
  • Understand and adhere to company’s policies and procedures.

Job Specific Competencies

  • Ability to show initiative and have good interpersonal skills
  • Accurate records management
  • Flexibility and willingness to learn.
  • Must have good communication skills in the English language
  • Must be familiar with and adhere to safe working practice.

Key Job Attributes

  • Able to handle work with a great sense of professionalism
  • Possesses good organizational skills
  • Maintain a professional approach to duties and responsibilities with the capability of making timely, rational decisions and an ability to meet deadlines.
  • Act with honesty and integrity in all areas: maintain confidentiality in dealings with subordinates, clients and customers.
  • Demonstrate accuracy, time management and organizational skills.
  • Maintain a professional work ethic through effective, honest communication with supervisors, peers, and subordinates.
  • Commitment to reach or exceed maintenance, operational and safety goals.
  • Work effectively in a team environment, supporting other team members when needed.
  • The ability and drive to manage maintenance work group in a technically challenging and geographically remote maintenance environment.
  • Sound planning, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, written and oral communication skills in English. ​

Qualifications and Experience

  • Must have Grade 12 Certificate
  • Current Certificate Tyre management course or equivalent.
  • Current Certificate in Tyre Chain management or equivalent.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and having driving experience for 12 months.
  • Minimum 2 years mining tyre/rim/chain experience on Mobile Mine equipment.
  • Experience in Mining is an added advantage
  • Experience in Tyre management systems.

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