TSF Operator

  • Full Time
  • Solwezi, Zambia
  • Applications have closed
  • Salary: -


Overall Job Purpose

  • As a member of the TSF & Services team and reporting into the Process day crew Supervisor TSF
  • To ensure the continuous availability and quality operations for the TSF.
  • To ensure the continuous availability and quality of operation at remote location and other dams.
  • To ensure manageable water balance at the TSF.
  • To ensure all cyclones and spigots are operating as required at all the times
  • Mobile equipment operation where and when required.
  • To keep the site clean
  • To run a team of 2 to 5 attendants when and where required by the supervisor
  • To participating project and engineering crews duties when request by the supervisor
  • To do this while keeping people safe, protecting the equipment, and ensuring that no discharges occur to environment.

Specific Job Responsibility

  • Area of accountability is TSF and 2 other major water retaining dams
  • Environmental control at remote positions
  • Mobile equipment operation where and when required.
  • Wear and maintain PPE.
  • Follow KML safety procedures and guidelines.
  • Undertake any ad hoc or non-routine requests assigned by the Supervisor.
  • Complete operating checks according to instructions given by the Supervisor and deliver to the Supervisor prior to end of each shift.

Job Specific Competencies

  • Communicate issues any issues timely to the
  • Ensure that the equipment is operating according to procedures.
  • Clean up if spillage occurs
  • Assist the day crew Supervisor in his duties and be able to cover his duties when required.

Key Job Attributes

  • Initiative.
  • Strong drive to maximise production and improve the circuit operations.
  • Commitment to SHEC performance.
  • Strong drive and personal sense of ownership and accountability for circuit operations.
  • Ability to work and manage problems/actions across the timeframe of one shift.
  • Possess ability to analyse and understand metallurgical & equipment information.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Be diligent and thorough in approach.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • English language fluency.

Experience required to perform in this job

  • At least 1 year of experience in a processing plant, preferably in copper production.
  • At least 2 years’ experience of large scale tailings dam
  • Experience of operating cyclones


  • Grade 12 Certificate.
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Technical Certificate

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