Martin Kafitwe

Electrician and heavy equipment operator (rigid and Articulated dump truck)/ plant operator

I am a young energetic man who is self motivated,able to work with minimum or no supervision and willing to learn. I am a holder of a certificates in electrical engineering as well as dump truck operating. I have 8 years working experience in the mining industry for process,machine operating and engineering maintenance. I am looking for employment as a plant operator or Electrician.

Work Experience

  • 18 -
    First Quantum minerals
    Filter plant operator
    A field operator in charge of all the operations in the plant. This involves the following
    *monitoring the operations of all the equipments and machines including the larox press Filters, conveyers belts, pumps, pneumatic valves, agitators, compressors and clarifiers.
    *carry out inspections and reporting the abnormalities for maintenance and repair.
    *making sure all the equipments and machines are working to the required standard to meet production targets and many more
    * Operating of a 36t overhead crane to charge the bins with materials for smelting.
    * Operating a dump truck to transport copper concentrate from one site to the other.
    *General house keeping and plant inspection.
    *Helping with plant shutdown, isolations and start ups.
  • 13 - 18
    Kansanshi mine plc
    Apprentice/Artisan electrician
    I save and delivered my role as Artisan and apprentice Electrician under maintenance section. I was specialized in the following
    * maintenance on plant area lights and electrical equipment
    * motor inspection and carry out daily and weekly PM.
    *use of electric hand tools and equipment competently eg multimeters, insulation resistance tester etc.
    *maintenance of transformers and generators on standby.
    *circuit wiring and making modifications to meet the requirements and many more.
    * Carrying out inspection, repairing and tagging of electrical portables.
    Installation of VSD's, SIMOCODES motors and other electrical equipments.
    * Reading and interpreting electrical drawings


  • 22 - 23
    Mpasts mining services
    Certificates in Rigid and Articulated dump truck operating
  • 13 - 16
    Solwezi trade's training institute
    Certificate in electrical engineering
  • 10 - 12
    Solwezi technical high school
    Grade 12 school certificate


  • Good team player
  • Time management
  • Safety conscious
  • Self motivated
  • Heavy duty operator
  • Process and field operation
  • Operates Filter machines(filtration)
  • Grab crane operation
  • Troubleshooting techniques
  • Electrical
  • Use of electrical hand tools


  • Adventuring
  • Learning new things and making friends
  • Watching wrestling
  • Reading

Personal Details

  • Sex: Male
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Religion: Northwestern
  • Nationality: Zambian
  • Date of Birth: 07.07.1992


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