Prospect Lithium offers dozens of jobs

Chris Mahove

Prospect Lithium Zimbabwe has opened up scores of job opportunities for locals to take up at its operation in Goromonzi.

In a statement, the company said vacancies in various departments would be filled starting this month.

“Prospect Lithium Zimbabwe (PLZ), through its Arcadia Project possesses a world-class hard rock lithium resource and is one of the most advanced lithium projects globally. PLZ offers challenging career opportunities at Arcadia Mine and Processing Plant project,” read part of the statement.

The company said it was recruiting drivers and Mobile Equipment Operators, Tipper Truck Drivers, Small Vehicle Drivers, Grader Operators, Roller Compactor Operators, Front End Loader Operators, Mobile Crane Operators, Water Cart Operators, Forklift Operators.

The company is also hiring skilled maintenance personnel such as Diesel Plant Fitters, Auto Electricians, Assistant Auto Electricians, Mechanics, Assistant Mechanics, Electricians, Assistant Electricians, Welders, Assistant Welders, Carpenters, Assistant Carpenters, Bricklayers, Assistant Bricklayers, Steel Fixers, Fitter Machinist, Lathes Machine Operators, Drilling Machine Operators and Milling Machine Operator.

The Processing Plant will also require Laboratory Technicians, Laboratory Assistants, Processing Equipment Caretaker, Crushing Plant Attendants, Reselection Plant Attendants, Grinding and Workshop Attendants, Tailings Tantalum Processing Attendants, Water Pump Attendants and Packing & Dispatch Attendants.

Other positions on offer include Chinese Translators, Accounts Clerk, SHE Assistants, ESG/CSR Clerk, Purchasing Clerk.

Chinese global giant, Huayou Cobalt, in May bought out Australian investors Prospect Resources for US$422 million and is set to pour a further US$300 million in mine development.

Since May, massive construction work has taken place at the sprawling site in Goromonzi and is expected to complete by end of year.

Production will begin in the first quarter of 2023.

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