Trainer - Rigging

Lumwana Mine, Solwezi, Zambia.

Reporting to: Training Coordinator-Mining Maintenance


Lumwana Mining Company Limited (LMC), a copper mining company owned by Barrick Gold Corporation is situated in the North-Western region of Zambia, some 300 km west of the Zambian Copperbelt and 95 km south west of the provincial capital of Solwezi. The mine is a multi-pit, multi staged operation mining approximately 100MT of ore and waste per annum and producing copper concentrates containing an average of 120,000 tonnes of copper metal per year over a twenty (20) year mine life, making Lumwana the largest single open cut copper mine in Africa. The Company is now looking for an experienced and qualified individual to be considered for the position of Trainer - Rigging


Role Summary


Reporting to the Training Coordinator-Mining Maintenance, you will be responsible for application and monitoring of training systems, drive units and operations to ensure the Maintenance team have the required technical skills and trade competencies to achieve optimal plant maintenance and productivity. Your duties will include but are not limited to the following: 




·    Monitor the training compliance within the requirements of trade maintenance rigging. 

·    Implementation and maintenance of rigging training programs.

·    Source appropriate rigging and training material and utilize all resources necessary to provide a cost effective and functional training matrix.  

·   Continuous improvement of the rigging training trade and standards.

·   Define and identify training needs as per trade rigging and organization structure.

·    Establish Safe Operating Procedures for major tasks and operations within rigging section.

·     Develop, maintain and update rigging maintenance training manuals.

·  Develop and implement facilitator’s manuals, capability assessments and workplace competency assessments

·     Conduct training as per skills training matrix for rigging professionals.

· Ensure all operating standards/ procedures are accurate and fully communicated to all maintenance employees

· Ensure accurate maintenance of training and competency records for mining maintenance personnel


Experience & Qualifications


·     Advanced Certificate in Rigging or Equivalent from a recognized Institution

·     Certificate IV Workplace Training and Assessment/ TEVET Technical Vocational & Training qualification    or equivalent

·     Accredited TEVETA Trainer & Assessor

·     At least 5 years work experience with heavy equipment in the mining industry.

·     Member of The Engineering Institute of Zambia (EIZ & ERB)


Zambian Nationals who meet requirements for this position and are resident in Zambia are strongly encouraged to apply



Applicants may be subjected to any of the following: a Security and / or Police Clearance Check; a Competence Assessment, Qualifications, Credit and Reference Checks.


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