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Civil Supervisor First Quantum Minerals Ltd (FQM)

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Overall Job Purpose:

  • This role is responsible for the civils maintenance and civils projects related works in the process plant.

Specific Job Responsibilities:

The specific tasks to be performed by the position holder will include;

  • Inspect, maintain, supervise all civil site work in the Fixed plant section; to ensure that work is being performed according to specifications.
  • Prepare and/or review plans, specifications and cost estimates for civil works in the fixed plant when required.
  • Review and approve where required construction and service contract payment estimates and/or invoices.
  • Analyse ground profile levels, seepage rates, spillage trenches and civil structures.
  • Prepare progress and completion reports as required.
  • Supervise and monitor the site labour force and the work of any subcontractors.
  • Check plans, drawings and quantities for accuracy of calculations.
  • Liaise with any consultants, subcontractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and the general workforce.

Job Specific Competencies:

  • Understanding the design and as built drawings of fixed plant site infrastructure.
  • The ability to apply the knowledge of mathematics, science and Engineering.
  • The ability to explain design ideas and plans clearly.
  • The ability to analyse large amounts of data and assess solutions.
  • The ability to identify, formulate, and solve Engineering problems.
  • The ability to use techniques, skills, and modern Engineering tools necessary for Engineering practice.
  • The ability to identify, formulate, and solve Engineering problems.
  • Must have working knowledge of Windows computer systems.
  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
  • A valid Zambian driving licence.

Key Job Attributes:

  • Must have problem-solving skills.
  • Must have excellent organization and managerial skills and a methodical approach to work.
  • Must have ability to think methodically and to manage projects.
  • Must have the ability to work to deadlines and within budget.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have excellent supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Must be able to work without supervision.
  • Must have a confident decision-making ability.
  • Must be detailed oriented.

Experience required to perform in this job:

  • 3 + years’ experience in process plant environment
  • 3 + years’ experience in construction
  • 3 + years’ experience in project works will be an added bonus


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering.
  • Registered member of the Engineering Institute of Zambia (EIZ).
  • Ability to register as a member of the Engineering Registration Board of Zambia.

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here

Closing Date : 28th  January , 2022.

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