Shift Boss

  • Full Time
  • Lusaka

Pridegems Mines Limited

Vacancy title:

Shift Boss

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Business Management and Administration , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Pridegems Mines Limited

Deadline of this Job:

Wednesday, March 13 2024

Duty Station:

Within Zambia , Lusaka, South – Central Africa


  • Pridegems Mines Limited, an Emerald mining industry situated in Lufwanyama, Copperbelt, is seeking a qualified and experienced Shift Boss to join our vibrant and goal-oriented team. If you possess a strong background in large open pit operations and a commitment to safety and efficiency, we want to hear from you!
  • Job Purpose;

Reporting to the Assistant Mine Manager, the job purpose will be to ensure quality work is delivered and meet planned production targets and enforce company rules, standards, procedures, and policies. The responsibilities will include but not limited to the following:


  • To be appointed under Mining Regulation (MR) 213 and record entries of the Log Book appropriately
  • Responsible for micro-managing load and haul operations in a shift assigned to you
  • Monitor cycle times as the shift progresses and take appropriate action/decision to improve efficiency
  • Continuously identify operational bottlenecks and take appropriate action in a timely manner
  • Conduct PEP talks with men and women in your shift and understand their state of mind before assigning them machines
  • Signing off of machine checklists before operators use machines and report defects through the established communication channel
  • Responsible for maintaining waste dumps
  • Carry out operations in such a way so as to meet shift mining targets
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Assistant Mine Manager.


  • Degree or Diploma in Mining Engineering from a reputable University
  • Member of the Engineering Institution of Zambia
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in mining engineering with bias towards load and haul or in operations
  • Must have experience in large open pit operations utilizing large scale mining equipment i.e. prior load and haul experience essential
  • Must show a commitment to learn and adapt to open pit mine operations
  • Able to compile and initial incident report
  • Must have excellent written and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to deliver results and provide leadership to personnel
  • MUST be a holder of both a Zambian Blasting License and a manual Driver`s License
  • Must be a holder of First Aid Certificate


  • Strong technical and mechanical aptitude.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Willingness to work off-site as required

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 36

Level of Education: Bachelor Degree

Interested candidates should send their CV

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