Surveyor

Apply now Requisition Number: 507009
Contract Type: On-going
Country: Panama
Location: Donoso
Site: Cobre Panama - Mine Site
Categories: Operations / General Management, Services

First Quantum Minerals Ltd. has grown from a small mineral operation in Zambia into a multinational mining business in less than two decades, with a global portfolio of copper and nickel assets in Europe, Africa, Australia and South America. This phenomenal growth is down to FQM people who have strived to be Bolder, Smarter and Driven in everything they do.

In March 2013, First Quantum Minerals acquired Inmet Mining Corporation, a Canadian-based mining company primarily producing copper and zinc from mines in Finland, Spain and Turkey, with also a major copper deposit under development in Panama, known as Cobre Panama. The combination of the First Quantum and Inmet assets has created one of the world’s leading copper producers with a geographically diversified portfolio of high-quality operations and development projects in eight countries across five continents.

With a strategic plan to produce more than 1 million tonnes per annum of copper within five years, the Company is poised to become the largest, widely-held pure-play copper producer and one of the top five copper producers in the world.

We are looking for a surveyor to join in our team at Cobre Panama.

Key Accountabilities and Challenges

  • Operate within and observe all relevant and applicable laws of Panama
  • Through personal standards, maintain an emphasis on safety, environmental responsibility and operational responsibility
  • Deliver accurate and timely survey services to the road construction teams, including boundary identification, site set out and preparation guidance, shape, profile, contour, location  and elevation determinations
  • Mantain up to date maps as required for the road and civil construction teams
  • Provide monitoring, recording and reporting placement volumes for all fill road and surface layers for road construction activities.
  • Provide survey services to non-road maintenance activity as required to support other area within the operation
  • Provide ongoing job instruction to effectively utilize all employees and equipment daily
  • Participate in continuous improvement projects, identify opportunities and analysis for areas to improve road performance
  • Promoting a culture to ensure full compliance with all applicable safety standards
  • Implement FQM Way culture across the team- "Smarter, Bolder, Driven, Together"
  • Liaising with peer and colleagues to enable the above
  • Know and comply with Safety and Occupational Health Regulation in Mining, Internal Work Rules  Code of Ethics and Conduct, Loss prevention Manual
  • The responsibilities described above are the main responsibilities of the position. The position also develops other activities that are not included in this document and the immediate supervisor is in charge of transmitting them

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • Education
    • Surveyor qualification is mandatory
    • Hold relevant certificates for undertaking survey work in Panama
  • Skills
    • Excellent organizational, communication and interpersonal skills
    • Good working knowledge of crushing operation and maintenance methodologies
    • Ability to maximize a team’s output while observing strict compliance to quality standards and requirements
    • Team focus
    • Driver's license
  • Experience
    • 10+ years industry experience in crushing operations and or crusher maintenance
  • Language
    • Fluency in Spanish is desirable with English language competency highly regarded

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