Lumwana, Zambia, Zambia, Full Time


Reporting to the Supervisor – Mechanical Maintenance

Lumwana Mining Company Limited (LMC) is acopper mining company owned by Barrick Gold Corporation.  it is situated in the North Western province of Zambia, which is about 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 Rigger.

Role Summary

Reporting to the Supervisor – Mechanical Maintenance, your duties will include but not limited to the following;


Perform under supervision, Maintenance, Inspection, Repair and any Tests/Loads deemed necessary to Overhead and Mobile Cranes, Static & Portable Lifting Equipment to Zambian Mining regulations, Inter/National standards and Company Policies.

·      Adherence to safe working practices and capture of safe working documents (Lift Studies, Lifting Permits)

·      Conduct quarterly inspection of lifting gear and tagging

·      Assist in identifying opportunities for continuous improving of maintenance processes and systems

·         Cooperate with maintenance planners regarding input schedules and accurate information

·         Carry out routine and statutory inspections

Experience & Qualifications

·      Grade 12 certificate

·      Minimum of a craft certificate in Rigging

·      Minimum 2 years’ experience as a rigging artisan in a typical Mining environment.

·      Have a good understanding of rules, regulations and company policy as regards to Lifting Machinery and Accessories.

·      Experienced with inspection of Lifting Machinery, Lifting Equipment, Lifting Accessories and Scaffolding

·      Strong commitment to safety

·      Maintenance of all lifting equipment and appliances

·      Good communication skills, self-motivated and innovative

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

If you meet the requirements, submit your online application by clicking ‘APPLY NOW’.

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