Grader Operator

Website Kariba Minerals Limited

Kariba Minerals Limited is a mining company and has long been a reliable source of high-quality Amethyst for major manufacturers of gemstone related products. The company is owned 100% by ZCCM Investment Holdings. The company’s market share is estimated at over 90% of the Amethyst originating from Zambia, and we are arguably the largest single Amethyst producer in the world. Presently, the company exports its products mainly to international markets. Worldwide, it is one of the oldest mines for semi-precious stones and one of the largest sources of quality amethysts. Kariba mine is based in Mapatizya which is approximately 110km from Kalomo in the Southern Province.

The company is therefore inviting for applications from highly motivated, result oriented, qualified and experienced persons to fill the following vacancy:



1. Work on haul road construction and maintenance projects

2. Conduct clean-up works and other critical operations as required in haul roads and mine dump areas

3. Maintain efficient and safe operational status of the machine by conducting prestart checks daily

4. Operate the machine in a manner that will not result in undue or unnecessary equipment breakdown.

5. Report all defects on the Machine to the maintenance and dispatch section.

6. Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor/management.


1. Full Grade 12 School Certificate

2. Should have a basic understanding of the various components of the equipment, how they work together and how to troubleshoot any issues that may arise

3. Must be certified to operate a Motor Grader

4. Must have sound knowledge of safe working procedures and mine operations

5. Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role


1. Sober minded and easy adaptation to a new environment

2. A Hands-on person, Self-Starter and able to work under Pressure and Team Player

Salary: Negotiable

Location: Mapatizya

Applicants who meet the above requirements are invited to send their application letter and Curriculum Vitae to [email protected]. The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 24th May, 2024. Please do not send scanned copies of your educational qualifications at this stage and clearly indicate the job applied for in the subject line. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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