Hose Technician (x6) at Mopani Copper Mines Plc

Mopani Copper Mines Plc


Mopani Copper Mines PLC has operations in Mufulira and Kitwe on the Copperbelt Province in Zambia. The Company’s Success has been as a result of its Focused approach to improvement and the mutually beneficial relationships enjoyed with stakeholders-an important sector of which is its employees.

The Company Seeks the Services of a Hose Technician x6

Job Purpose

The Responsibilities of this role will include but not limited to the following:

  • Carrying out daily hose inspections on TM3 equipment.
  • Installing and repairing hose reels, nozzles and other gadgets on all service trucks and bays across the mine.
  • Operating workshop machinery and tools, cut-off saw, skiver, crimper, and pressure testing equipment.
  • Ensuring tools are clean and kept in appropriate places after use.
  • Adhering to established Safety Regulations and Procedures.
  • Performing machine audits during scheduled preventative maintenance service.
  • Ensuring machine audits are completed, signed off and filed.
  • Weekly reporting on hose consumption.
  • Ensuring adequate control stock in hose workshop underground.

To be considered for this position, the candidate should meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Grade 12 Certificate or equivalent.
  • Craft Certificate in Heavy Equipment Repair.
  • Member of the Engineering Institute of Zambia (EIZ).
  • Hose Technician Training Certificate will be an added advantage.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Strong knowledge of hydraulic hose types, fitting threads and size identification.
  • Adequate experience in manufacturing and assembling of hydraulic hose assemblies and sealing hoses.
  • Good Oral and Written Communication Skills.

The successful candidate must be result oriented and have the ability to work with own initiative, ability to understand scope of work, paying particular attention to Company policies and corporate objectives.

Mopani is committed to establishing a winning team and a copper and cobalt business it can be proud of. The Company operates an employment policy of meritocracy, aiming to employ the right people with the right skill, irrespective of race, gender or creed.

Applicants who are interested, suitably qualified, and experienced should submit their application no later than 26 June 2024. The application should include contact phone numbers, a detailed curriculum vitae (limited to three pages or less) and contact information for three referees who can be contacted. Additionally, certified copies of all credentials should be provided.

Female applicants that meet the above qualifications are encouraged to apply. Full confidentiality guaranteed. Please note that only short-listed applicants will be responded to.

To apply for this job please visit mopani.com.zm.