Trainer & Assessor, Trucks

Website First Quantum Minerals

At First Quantum, we free the talent of our people by taking a very different approach which is underpinned by a very different, very definite culture – the “First Quantum Way”.

Working with us is not like working anywhere else, which is why we recruit people who will take a bolder, smarter approach to spot opportunities, solve problems and deliver results.

Our culture is all about encouraging you to think independently and to challenge convention to deliver the best result. That’s how we continue to achieve extraordinary things in extraordinary locations.

Job description:

Overall Job Purpose

To train, assess and where necessary offer support to learners engaged in truck training including rigid dump trucks, water trucks and service trucks among others. The role will also develop course delivery material and ensure compliance with awarding body standards

Specific Job Responsibility

Developing of role specific training paths.

Developing training materials in accordance with FQM standards.

Scheduling training events in INX as requested by the client.

Conduct field, classroom and e-learning training.

Manage trainees that have reported for training.

Conduct theory and practical assessments in line with the assessment guideline.

Carry out assessments and ensure issuance of relevant certifications.

Conducting training needs assessment.

Manage both physical and electronic training records.

Implement training and assessment schedules.

Ensure safe operation of all equipment under trainers’ supervision.

Conducting planned task observations (PTOs).

Ensuring training objectives are met.

Ensuring safety and environmental incidents are reported promptly.

Submit daily activity training reports.

Perform any other duties assigned by the Supervisor.

Experience & Qualifications

At least 3 years work experience as a surface mobile equipment operator.

Mining industry experience preferred.

At least 2 years as a trainer & assessor.

Full grade twelve (G12) school certificate.

Certificates in surface mobile equipment (SME) operations (trucks – eg: dump trucks, service trucks and water trucks)

Minimum of diploma in technical teaching/teaching methodology or equivalent.

Blasting licence is an added advantage.

Training professional registered with TEVETA is an added advantage.

Valid drivers’ licence.

Valid first aid certificate​

Job Specific Competencies

Must have hands-on experience with surface mobile equipment (SME) operations.

Knowledge of legislation governing mine safety related to SME.

Mining regulations knowledge.

Training needs assessment skills.

Proficient in Microsoft Office.

Communication skills with good command of the English language.

Training material and assessment documents development.

Mentoring and coaching skills.

Presentation and facilitation skills.

Excellent organizational and report writing.

Knowledge in basic health and safety.

Knowledge of training event coordination.

Knowledge of e-learning platforms.

Good planning skills.

Key Job Attributes

Excellent attitude


Detail oriented

Team player

Able to multitask

Able to explain technical concepts to nontechnical employees

Commitment to meeting objectives

Proactive approach

Able to work under minimum supervision

Must be smart and driven

Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment

Strong drive to contribute to copper production

Commitment to SHE performance

Strong sense of ownership and accountability

Be diligent and thorough in approach

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