Job description : Purpose
As directed carry out general welding and fabrication activities in the Mining Maintenance section on plant and equipment in accordance to drawings and specifications and in in a safe manner in compliance with relevant procedures.
Identify and replace Ground Engaging Equipment and associated parts when required. Proactive identification and inspection of equipment for defects and assist in the plan to address repairs
Key Accountabilities and Challenges
Operate within and observe all relevant and applicable laws of Panama.
Work to standard safe working procedures and actively participate in HSE initiatives.
Carry out formal workplace inspections on a routine basis including inspection of all equipment ensuring that it is fit-for-purpose and safe
Ensure work is undertaken in compliance with H&S (e.g. isolation, lock out and tag out), quality and environmental standards and procedures.
Ensure housekeeping is executed in all designated work areas.
Follow relevant SOPs for all work activities ensuring job execution is planned and controlled.
Inspect and repair equipment in the field to the required standard.
Inspect and replace Ground Engaging Equipment as required.
Carry out regular inspections to identify defects so future work can be planned where possible.
Carry out maintenance work on equipment in compliance with company procedures in order to minimize project delays.
Execute fabrication work to certified level of accreditation from maintenance work schedules as directed.
Set up and safely operate welding equipment and cutting equipment including start-up and shutdown procedures.
Read and interpret schematic drawings including but not limited to obtaining orientation from the drawing as well as compiling a materials list for work required.
Carry out an assessment of spares and materials required to complete work effectively, where necessary ordering additional items via the Supervisor.
Be an active contributor to the 'team' environment of mining maintenance personnel striving to consistently deliver and exceed expectations.
Undertake nominated training activities to maintain and up-skill required competencies.
Execute duties with the focus to reduce operational costs.
Adopt the FQM Way culture Smarter, Bolder, Driven, Together
Act as deputy for colleagues as required.
Perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisor.
Skills, Knowledge & Experience
Certification / Trade test papers to undertake fabrication work level 1G-4G
Certification to 6G highly regarded.
Forklift license well regarded.
Crane License highly regarded.
Non-destructive testing, dye penetrant testing for cracks highly regarded.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong ability to work in a "team" environment.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to maintain self-discipline within a stressful environment.
Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
3-5 years experience in a heavy industry environment.
Experienced in the use of angle grinders, drilling machines, cut off machines, pedestal drilling machines, magnetic base drilling machines, chalk line and level.
Fluent Spanish language English skills preferred.
Technical professional knowledge and Skills
High work standards
Cobre Panama is a remote site and the position is offered as Residential or BIBO
Safety and Environment
Participate and contribute to safe practice and environmental awareness.
Ensure all Safety and Environmental incidents are addressed & reported promptly.
Demonstrate personal commitment in regard to safety and environmental practices.
Identification of potential hazards and action that is appropriately taken.
Maintenance of a high standard of efficiency, safety and effectiveness.
Raising, discussion and resolution of safety issues at regular meetings