Sectional Engineer Mechanical

Website Mabiza Resources Limited

Only The Best is Good Enough For Munali Nickel Mine

Mabiza Resources Limited (“Mabiza”) operates the Munali Nickel Mine (“Munali”), which is located in the Mazabuka District, 80kms south of Lusaka, Zambia. Mabiza is a wholly owned entity of Consolidated Nickel Mines Ltd.

The Mine is a modern, world-class facility with fully mechanized underground operations. To support this vision. Mabiza is seeking the services of an experienced and qualified individuals to take up the positions of:

Role: Sectional Engineer Mechanical X 1

Reporting: Mine Mechanical Superintendent

Job Purpose:   Coordination of daily mechanical maintenance activities including contractors to meet set equipment availability targets.


  • Ensuring implementation of safety and health policies and practices in line with company requirements and in compliance with legislation.
  • To effectively manage all mine mechanical fixed plant and associated infrastructure (Mechanical and Civil) requirements including condition monitoring/Reliability system
  • To support the Mine Mechanical Superintendent in the execution of his functions as technical advisor on all mine mechanical fixed plant, Mobile, and associated infrastructure requirements
  • Ensuring that all fixed plant Infrastructure and civil work operations are in line with the requirements of the company to meet all OHSE objectives;
  • Ensuring all procedures, processes and systems in use when undertaking fixed plant and civil works are in line with company policy direction.
  • Ensuring that all tools and equipment are well secured, in good order, and available for use.
  • Ensuring that sufficient planning and scheduling is undertaken for all lined-up jobs/tasks.
  • Ensure equipment condition monitoring and reliability system is well managed.
  • Ensuring that all fixed plant equipment commissioning, service, maintenance and repair are executed to the highest acceptable standards.
  • Workshop facilities are maintained at the highest acceptable standard.
  • Undertake regular work site visits to check abuse.
  • Monitoring and controlling expenditure to ensure that all operations are executed efficiently.
  • Controlling all resources deployed to Capital Projects to ensure effective delivery of projects on time, quality and costs within budget.
  • Providing guidance of repairs and maintenance works to be within budgets.
  • Ensuring that all tools and equipment are well secured and available for maintenance/production.
  • Controlling all resources (human, equipment, tools and consumables) deployed to regular routine jobs and Capital Projects.
  • Managerial leadership practices that reflect company values and culture;
  • Maintenance of high morale among all employees and demonstrating a culture of learning, achievement of results, personal accountability and integrity.
  • Lead, manage and develop human capital in order to ensure adequate availability of skills within the company and core competencies for Mine mechanical and Civil
  • Identification of high performers and ensuring they are well harnessed.
  • Accurate reporting and the management of all agreed plans, weekly, monthly, quarterly annually and life of mine.
  • Compilation of required budgets, forecasts and schedules
  • Contract administration and management.
  • Facilitating linkage with other department.

Skills & Qualifications: 

  • Grade 12 School Certificate.
  • Degree in Mechanical or related engineering discipline.
  • (6) Years’ Experience with At least 4 years’ experience in a middle management role in Fixed Plant. Experience in Mobile Plant will be an added advantage.
  • Experience working at a Mining & Processing facility;
  • Experience in highly mechanized mining environment is an advantage;
  • Certificate in project management is an added advantage;
  • Full Member of EIZ;
  • Competency in use of the Microsoft office package.

MRL offers equal employment opportunities. If you are ready to take up this opportunity, e-mail or post your CV with a full application letter. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please apply to

Head of Human Resources

Mabiza Resources Limited

P.O. 50799


Or email your application and C.V. to: [email protected]

Closing Date:  20th March 2024.

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